De consensu evangelistarum.

Accession number: 
PML 206
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
Laugingen [i.e. Lauingen] : [Printer of Augustinus 'De consensu evangelistarum'], Millesimoquadringentesimoseptuagesimotercio. Pridie. Idus. Aprilis [12 April 1473].
[108] leaves ; 28 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from incipit (leaf [1]/2r): Liber beati Augustini ypponensis episcopi de. Consensu evangelistarum. partitus in quatuor libros incipit feliciter.
Colophon (leaf [11]/7v): Liber. Beati. Augustini. Ypponensis. Episcopi de Consensu evangelistarum. explicit feliciter. In civitate. Laugingen. Impressus. Anno a partu virginis salutifero. Millesimoquadringentesimoseptuagesimotercio. Pridie. Idus. Aprilis.
Printed in the type 1:96R attributed to the Printer of Augustinus 'De consensu evangelistarum'.
Collation: [1-10¹⁰ 11⁸]: 108 leaves, leaves [1]/1 and [11]/8 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
Printed initials.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.3 x 19.4 cm.

19th-century English laced vellum (28 x 20 cm.), sewn on 3 supports (for Morris--same as vellum Kelmscott Press bindings). Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; yellow edges. 3 green ribbon ties, wanting.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, paragraph marks, and capital strokes. Annotations: Contemporary manuscript title copied from incipit (leaf [1]/1r) and a few marginal notations on first few pages only. Contemporary manuscript quire signatures, mainly trimmed: alpha-numeric signature at gutter margin and in a different hand alphabetic demarcation in the bottom center of first rectos.

Vienna, Blessed Virgin, Dominicans, inscriptions: "Liber iste est conventus beate Marie virginis ordinis fratrem predicatorum In Wienna Austrie," 15th century (leaves [1]/2r and [11]/7v); William Morris (1834-1896), Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, booklabel (front pastedown) and bibliographic notes by Sydney Cockerell, tipped-in (rear fly leaf); Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (front pastedown) and price code: o/wm/- +___ (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.