Sermones dominicales.

Accession number: 
PML 78463.1
Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298.
[Ulm] : [Conrad Dinckmut], 31 July 1484
[8], i-clxxxi (with errors) 27 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Mr. Charles F. Morgan, Mr. Haliburton Fales, 2d, and Dr. Gordon N. Ray in memory of Curt F. Bühler, 1985.

Title from incipit (leaf [2]/1r): Ordinis predicatoru[m] fratris Jacobi de voragine sermones dominicales per anni circulum predicabiles alphabetico ordie magistraliter registrati: sicut clare patet inspicienti feliciter incipiunt.
Colophon (leaf [24]/8r): Jacobi de voragine opusculu[m] in sermones d[omi]nicales co[m]positum finit feliciter. Anno d[omi]ni .1484. pridie kalendas Augusti die vero saturni.
Printed in Dinckmut's types 3:147G (headings, headlines) and 6:78/79G (text).
Assigned to Bologna by Voulliéme, and to Southern Germany by V. Scholderer (Gb Jb 1929, pp.127-33, reprinted in Fifty Essays (Amsterdam, 1966) pp.108-12; cf. BMC VI xxxvi, note). P. Amelung, Beiträge zur Inkunabelkunde, Dritte Folge 4 (1969) pp.145-51, assigns to Dinckmut (ISTC).
Collation: [1⁸; 2-24⁸]: 192 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 25.5 x 18 cm.

17th-century Austrian blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards (27 x 20 cm), sewn on 4 supports; panels depict Nativity ("Puer natus est...") and Baptism ("Hic est filius meus..."). Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves, with manuscript waste as board reinforcement; plain endbands. 2 clasps with fore edge pins. Former bound in 2 volumes.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, paragraph marks, underlining, and capital strokes (different style than in 78463.2). Annotations: Sporadic marginal notations in Latin and German, 16th century.

Michael Alberus, inscription: Sum ex libris Michaÿlis Alberi (leaf [1]/1r); Maria Langegg (Lower Austria), Servites, inscription: Conventus D. Virg. Mariae in Monte Langegg Ord. Servorum...ex dono...Anthonii Kupferschlag parochi in Holnburg [Hollenburg], 1655 (leaf [1]/1r); unidentified shelf mark (Maria Langegg?): A. III. 42. r. (front pastedown); unidentified round blue ink stamp, possibly Austrian Bundesdenkmalamt stamp (rear board); Graf Konrad Reuttner von Weyl (d. ca. 1960); his sale, Bloomsbury, 31 Oct. 1985, lot 1A; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased at Bloomsbury via L.C. Harper, Nov. 1985.