Incipit tabula sermonu[m] hyemaliu[m] Socii de tempore.

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PML 127087
Conradus, de Brundelsheim, -1321.
Dauentria: per me Richardum Paffrod, .M.cccc.lxxx [1480].
[342, 360] leaves ; 30 cm (fol.)
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Purchased in 1990.

The author of the Sermones Socci may be Conradus de Brundelsheim (cf GW) or the Cistercian Johannes Bott (or Bottis) of the convent of Marienrode (R. Brauerreis, Studien und Mitteilungen zur Geschichte des Benedektinerordens 65 (1953-54) p. 75-80 (CIBN)).
Title from incipit of tabula, part I, leaf A2r.
Imprint from colophon, part II, leaf XX6v: Imp[re]ssi atq[ue] su[m]ma dilige]n]tia correcti in dauentria per me Richardum paffrod ciue[m] euisde[m] opidi Anno d[omi]ni .M.cccc.lxxx. de q[uo] fit de[us] b[e]n[e]dic[t]us i[n] secula Ame[n].
Printed in Paffraet's type 2B:103G.
Signatures, part I, pars hiemalis) A¹⁰; a-z [et] aa-qq⁸ rr-ss⁶: 342 leaves, leaves A1, h8, and ss6 blank; part II, pars aestivalis) [1]¹²; A-Z AA-SS⁸ TT-VV⁶ XX⁸: 360 leaves, leaves [1]/1, A1, and XX7-8 blank, leaves [1]/2-7 signed ij-vij.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28.3 x 21 cm.
PML copy is part I, pars hiemalis only; missing 1 leaf: A1 (blank). Moisture damage/staining to some edges, with loss of paper.

Contemporary German blind-stamped calf over wooden boards (29.5 x 21.5 cm), sewn on 4 supports by the Augustinian nuns at Coesfeld, with tools assigned to the Coesfeld I - O workshop (EBDB w000204, active 1470-1480 or about 1478). Modern plain paper pastedowns and endleaves. 2 clasps. Fore edge tabs and knot tab.
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Sermones de tempore


Hand decoration: Contemporary rubrication at Coesfeld, alternating red and blue initials (primary initials with red penwork decoration), red C- and wedge-shaped paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining. Annotations: No significant marginal notations; a few nota bene marks and brackets, hyphens added to line endings when needed.

Coesfeld (North Rhein-Westphalia), Augustinian nuns, binding, rubrication, and inscription: "Liber domus sororum Collismaria in Coelfeldia" (leaf A2r); unidentified sale notice, 20 Nov. 1823 (laid in at front pastedown); Freiherr Moritz von Bethmann (1811-1877), his sale, Paris, part II, 30 May 1923, lot 671(?); Louis Alexandre Barbet, signature and inscriptions: "103b̄" and long French bibliographic inscription citing Bethmann provenance (front endleaf 1 verso), his sale, 13 June 1932, lot 35; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Lathrop C. Harper, Inc., Oct. 1990.