Interrogatoriu[m] siue co[n]fessionale / [per] venerabile[m] fratre[m] Bartholomeu[m] d[e] Chaimis de Mediolano Ordinis Mino[rum] compositu[m] ...

Bartholomaeus, de Chaimis
Standardized Title:
Other Title:
Interrogatorium sive confessionale
Incipit: Incipit interrogatoriu[m] siue co[n]fessionale [per] venerabile[m] fratre[m] Bartholomeu[m] d[e] Chaimis de Mediolano Ordinis Mino[rum] compositu[m] in loco Sancte Marie de Angelis apud Mediolanum et distinguitur in q[ua]tuor partes principales
[Nuremberg : Fratres Eremitarum S. Augustini, 31 May 1480]
[112] leaves (first leaf blank) ; 22 cm. (4to)
r.q. iost e.ul styd (C) 1480 (T)
Confession -- Early works to 1800.
Christian ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Incunabula -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- 1480.
Wooden boards (Binding) -- Germany -- 15th century.
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Place of Publication:
Germany Nuremberg.
Author and title from incipit.
Place of printing and printer's name from ISTC. Imprint date from colophon, which reads: Explicit interrogatoriu[m] siue confessionale [per]utile. Per venerabilem fratrem Bartholomeum de Chaymis de mediolano ordinis minorum editu[m] in loco sancte Marie de angelis apud mediolanu[m]. Impressum[que] sub Anno domini. Millesimoquadringentesimooctuagesimo. die vero tricesimoprimo mensis May.
Chancery quarto, printed in double columns. Leaf [2]r: 36 lines to a full column; area of text: 143 x 95 mm.; col. width: 42 mm. Initial spaces with guide letters. Section marks and headings printed in red. Without foliation, signatures or catchwords.
Local notes:
Leaf size: 203 x 153 mm.
Rubrication: initial and capital strokes supplied in red on leaf [2]r only.
Provenance: From the library of Henry Charles Lea. With his bookplate affixed to back pastedown and his autograph (1892) on recto of blank leaf [1]r. This leaf also has 3 early ms. former ownership inscriptions (1 of Augustinian monastery of St. John the Baptist in Rebdorf, Germany, 1 partially illegible and 1 effaced) and early ms. contents note on upper portion; ms. notes in pencil in Lea's hand on lower portion.
Bound in one-quarter blind-stamped pig over wooden boards; 3 raised bands on spine; ms. title in ink and shelf marks in ink and pencil on spine; evidence of clasp and catchplate; vellum leaves with early ms. (including part of the antiphon "In prole mater, in partu virgo" with musical notation, and texts related to the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross) in brown and red ink used as binder's waste.
Leaves [2]-[112] numbered "1"-"111" in ms. in upper margin; some ms. underlines, marginal marks and notes in ink or pencil throughout text.
Leaf 95 torn and mended across upper portion. Many pinpoint wormholes through boards; pastedowns and first few leaves lightly wormed with occasional damage to text; occasional wormholes throughout bookblock.
Penn Provenance:
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909 (autograph) (bookplate)
Monastery of St. John the Baptist (Rebdorf, Germany) (former owner) (inscription)
Penn Chronology:
1480 (31 May)
Cited in:
Goff B-159
GW 6546
BSB-Ink. C-249
BN cat. des incun. C-239
ISTC ib00159000
Hain 2485
Proctor 5929
Fratres Ordinis Eremitarum (Firm), printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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