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[Begin. fol. 1a]: [V]enerando in [Christ]o p[at]ri et d[omi]no. d[omi]no Johanni Gayetano de vrbe diuina prudentia dignissimo sacrosancte romane eccl[es]ie sci[entia?] Theodori dyacono cardi[n]ali Fr Astexan[us] de Ast ...
Summa de casibus conscientiae
[Strassburg] : [Johann Mentelin], [approximately 1472?]
2 volumes (433 leaves) ; 42 cm
Early works to 1800
Brandenburg, Hilprand, 1442-1514
Goldschmidt, E. Ph. (Ernst Philip)
Ostein, Johann Friedrich Carl Maximilian, Graf von, -1809
Waldbott-Bassenheim, Hugo, Graf von
Louber, Jakob, 1440-1513
Double columns, 62 lines per column.
P. 403 is blank.
This copy without the the outer blank sheet of the final quire recorded in BMC. Spaces for rubricated headings on [a]1r and [ss]1r, 10- to 1 line spaces for initials. South German rubrication: headings and headlines supplied in red; Lombard initials, many with flourishes or foliate tendril extensions, in red or blue; brackets (in the tables), paragraph marks, underlining and capital strokes in red.
HSVR copy: Bound in 2 volumes for Hilprand Brandenburg in contemporary blind-stamped alum-tawed pigskin over part-bevelled wooden boards, from the "Phönix" workshop (Kyriss 162), covers with blind fillets formings a panel design, differing between the two volumes but using some of the same stamps. Titles lettered in ms. at head of spines "Summa casuum Astexandi"; chased brass center-and cornerpieces with bosses, two fore-edge leather and brass clasps on lower covers.
HSVR copy: Provenance: Hilprand Brandenburg (d.1514), with his hand-colored woodcut bookplate (Warnecke 245), showing an angel holding aloft a shield with an ox; given to the Carthusians at Buxheim, with contemporary ex-dono inscription in the hand of the prior, Jakob Louber; the Tituli at top also in Louber's hand, armorial library stamps at foot of first text pages; Graf von Ostein; Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim, sale, Munich (Carl Förster), 20 September 1883; C. G. Boerner, Katalog der Bibliothek des Königlichen Baurats Edwin Oppler (Leipzig, 1913), lot 30; E.P. Goldschmidt, gold-stamped leather booklabel.
BM 15th cent. I 56
E. P. Goldschmidt, Gothic & Renaissance Bookbindings, no. 6, pls. V, XCIX.
[V]enerando in [Christ]o
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