Compendiu[m] p[er]breve consolatio peccatorum.

Accession number: 
PML 126
Jacobus, de Theramo, 1350 or 1351-1417.
[Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, 2 July 1472.
[118] leaves ; 32 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from leaf ([1]/1r): Reverendi patris domini Iacobi Theramo Compendiu[m] p[er]breve Consolatio peccatorum nuncupatum: Et apud nonnullos Belial vocitatum. ad papa[m] Urbanu[m] sextum conscriptum: Incipit feliter.
Colophon (leaf [12]/7v): Explicit lib[er] belial nu[n]cupat[us] al[ia]s p[ec]c[a]tor[um] [con]solatio Per Ioh[annem] Schüβle[r] cive[m] Aug[ustae]. imp[re]ssus. An[n]o d[omi]ni M° cccclxxii. Iulii vero Nonas vi.
Printed in Schüssler's type 1:117G.
Collation: [1-9¹⁰ 10⁸ 11-12¹⁰]: 118 leaves, leaves [12]/8-10 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 30.7 x 20.6 cm.

Contemporary German (Constance?) blind-stamped half pigskin over wooden boards (31.5 x 21 cm.), sewn on 3 supports. Plain paper fly leaf at front. One clasp, wanting. 15th-century document used as reinforment for rear hinge: "R[e]verendo in [christ]o p[at]ri ac d[omi]no d[omi]no Hainrico ep[iscop]o Const[ance?] seu ei[us] vica[r]io in sp[irit]ualib[us] g[e]n[er]ali. Ego Gebhardus büchsel..."
Variant Title: 

Consolatio peccatorum, seu Processus Belial


Hand decoration: Rubricated, alternating red and blue lombards, red capital strokes, and underlining of incipit and author's name. Annotations: No notations in text; minimal underlining. Alpha-numeric manuscript quire signatures, some at gutter edge and some at outer edge, mostly trimmed. Manuscript title on bottom edge written parallel to spine.

Unidentified initials/monogram, in pencil: I.H. (inside from board); unidentified shelfmarks, in ink (perhaps Crawford's): No. 1 (inside front board) and No. 8 (front fly recto); unidentified prices: £3.15 and £3.10.0 (inside front board on paper reinforcement); Alexander Lindsay (1812-1880), Earl of Crawford and James Lindsay (1847-1913), Earl of Crawford, "Crawford" inscription (front fly leaf recto); [Bibliotheca Lindesiana sale, Sotheby's, 1889?, not 1887]; William Morris (1834-1896), Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, booklabel (inside front board); Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (inside front boardn) and price code o/-/- +___ (front fly leaf recto); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.