Sacre theologie magistri necnon sacri eloquii preconis celeberrimi fratris Roberti de Liteo ordinis minor[um] p[ro]fessoris opus quadragesimale perutilissimu[m] q[ou]d de penitentia dictu[m] est.

Download image: 
Accession number: 
PML 22105
Caracciolo, Roberto, 1425-1495.
[Basel] : [Berthold Ruppel and Michael Wenssler], [not after 1479]
[284] leaves ; 30 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1923.

Title from incipit, leaf [3]/1r.
Imprint from ISTC.
Dated from a copy in München UB with the MS. date 1479.
Printed in Ruppel's type 3:92G (quires [1-16]) and Wenssler's 2:92G (quires [17-31]).
Collation: [1-2⁸; 3-4¹⁰ 5⁸ 6-8¹⁰ 9-18⁸ 19-20¹⁰ 21-22⁸ 23-24¹² 25-26¹⁰ 27⁸ 28¹⁰ 29¹² 30-31¹⁰]: 284 leaves, leaves [1]/1 and [2]/8 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio.
1 column, 44 lines. Capital spaces, without guide letters.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28 x 20 cm.

Contemporary Salzburg-region blind-tooled pink-stained leather over wooden boards (29.5 x 20.5 cm.), sewn on 3 supports; rebacked. Modern plain paper pastedowns; braided endbands. 1 clasp, furniture, and rear board chain missing.
Variant Title: 

Sermones quadragesimales de poenitentia


Hand decoration: Contemporary rubrication, red initials and capital strokes on leaves [3]/1-2 only. Annotations: No marginal notations in text. Contemporary manuscript title and inscription: "mora non passi[on]e s[??] maxima invenit pericula" (leaf [1]/1r).

Reichenhall (Bavaria), Augustinians, St. Zeno, inscription: "Monrii S. Zenonis," 16th century (leaf [1]/2r); J.P. Morgan, Jr., (1867-1943), purchased from Joseph Baer, August 1923.