Sermones de tempore et de sanctis.

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ChL 197
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PML 93
Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.
Cologne : Arnold ter Hoernen, 24 December 1474.
[190] leaves ; 28 cm (fol.)
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Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from ISTC, derived from incipit (leaf [2]/1r): Sermones notabiles magistri alberti ordinis p[re]dicator[um] de tempore et de sanctis per tocius anni circulum...
Imprint from colophon (leaf [20]/7v): Ad laudem sancte et individue trinitatis ac gloriose virginis marie. et ad utilitate[m] ecc[les]ie impressi ac co[n]su[m]mati sunt sermones magistri alberti ordinis p[re]dicator[um] in colonia per me arnoldu[m] ther hurnen sub annis d[o]m[ini] m cccc lxxiiii. Ip[s]o die gloriose ac sancti p[ro]festi nat[iv]itatis d[o]m[ini] n[ost]ri ih[es]u [christ]i. [printer's device]
Printed in ter Hoernen's type 1:100G.
Collation: [1¹⁰; 2-10¹⁰ 11⁸ 12⁶; 13-18¹⁰ 19-20⁸]: 190 leaves, leaf [20]/8 blank.
Chancery folio (27.5 x 20.2 cm)
Pinholes in top and bottom center margins in Tabula (quire 1) and outer top and bottom margin in remainder of work.
Incipit (leaf [2]/1r) and colophon ([20]/7v) printed in red.
According to J.B. Schneyer, Repertorium der lateinischen Sermones des Mittelalters ... (Münster, 1969) I pp. 114-22, the Sermones are not by Albertus Magnus; see also VL 1:138. This edition contains 60 Sermones de sanctis (cf Hillard).
Library's copy listed under Division A in Checklist.

Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards (28.3 x 20 cm), sewn on 4 supports by bindery in Lemgo (EBDB w004825); rebacked by Duprez Lahey. Plain vellum pastedowns and modern fly leaves. 2 clasps, wanting.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, alternating red and blue lombards, red paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining. Annotations: No notations in text.

Shelf mark, unidentified, C.96 (top of spine and leaf [1]/1r at top); Rev. John Williams, M.A., armorial bookplate with inscription (front pastedown); [probably inherited by his son, Samuel Charles Evans Williams; his sale, Sotheby's, 1 Nov. 1894]; William Morris (1834-1896), Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, booklabel (front pastedown) and bibliographic notes by Sydney Cockerell, tipped-in (leaf [20]/8r); Richard Bennett (1844-1900), armorial bookplate (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.