Title from incipit (leaf a1r): "Incipiunt sermones de tempore fratris Henrici Herpf ordinis predicator[um]."
The letter addressed to Drach on leaf 1/1r is dated 17 January 1484. A copy in Tübingen UB bears the rubricator's date '1486'.
Printed in Drach's types 1:130G, 7:84G, and 8:84G.
Collation: 1⁸ 2¹⁰; a-m⁸ n⁶ o-p⁸ q⁶ r-z, A-B⁸; C-L⁸ M¹⁰; N-Y⁸ Z, AA⁶; BB-FF⁸: 428 leaves, leaves a1, B8, and FF8 blank. Leaf 1/1 unsigned, leaf 1/2 signed 1/1.
Chancery folio (29.4 x 21 cm.)
For variants A and B (dedication letter) and corrections to the incipit (leaf a2r), see BSB-Ink.
PML copy is variant A, with "predicator[um]" corrected to "minor[um]" in manuscript (leaf a1r).
PML copy with several leaves stained, torn, and reparied; not affecting text.
Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining. Red and blue lombards on leaves a1r, C1r, N1r, and BB1r at section incipits. Annotations: Some contemporary marginal notations. Manuscript alpha-numeric quire signatures at bottom edge, some trimmed.