Opus expositionis evangeliorum dominicalium tocius anni.

Accession number: 
PML 127719
Albertus de Padua.
Ulm : Johann Zainer, 'about' 15 June 1480.
[385] leaves ; 31 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased on the L. Colgate Harper Fund, 1995.

Collation: [1¹²; 2-16⁸ 17⁶(3+1: Secundo cum) 18-42⁸ 43¹⁰; 44-45⁸ 46-47¹⁰]: 385 leaves, leaves [1]/1 and [43]/10 blank.
Colophon (leaf [43]/9v): Liber predicationum super evangeliis dominicalibus. Et in p[rae]cipuis festivitatibus sancto[rum]. Ulme impressus per Johannem Zainer Anno domini .1480. circa festu[m] sancti Viti. Finit filicit[er].
Explicit (leaf [47]/10r): Deo gracias.
Incipit (leaf [44]/1r): Incipit concordancia in passione[m] dominicam. ab egregio quondam viro mag[ist]ro Nicolao Dinckelspichel collectam.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy is Albertus de Padua, Expositio evangeliorum only, missing 36 leaves: Dinkelsbuel, Concordantia in passionem dominicam (quires 44-47).
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29.8 x 20.5 cm, with several bifolia from a smaller chancery stock of 28.9 x 19.7 cm
Printed in Zainer's types 4:96G and 5:136G.
Title from incipit (leaf [2]/1r): Incipit solemne opus expositionis Evangeliorum dominicalium tocius anni reverendi magistri Alberti de Padua ordinis frat[rum] heremitaru[m] sancti Augustini Cu[m] concordancia quctuor [sic] evangelistarum in passionem dominicam.

Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards (31 x 21 cm), sewn on 5 supports (Kapitalbund) by the Zwiefalten Abbey workshop (EBDB w000054/Kyriss 38), active ca. 1480-1522. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; plain endband. 2 catch plates, clasps wanting.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, capital strokes, and underlining. Annotations: Inscription: Haus[??]affenst und das ander buch, 15th century (leaf [1]/2r). 16th-century marginal notations in a German hand.

Zwiefalten Abbey (Baden-Württemberg), Benedictines, binding; Augsburg, SS. Ulrich and Afra, inscription: "Imper. Monast. SS. Udal. & Afrae Augs. Vindel.," 18th century; James Humphrey, name label (leaf [1]/2r); Long Island Historical Society, gift of Mrs. James Humphrey, bookplate (front pastedown) and embossed stamps (leaves [1]/2 and [43]/9); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from E.K. Schreiber, Sept. 1995.