Peniteas cito libellus iste nuncupatur, tractans de penitentia et eius circu[m]stantijs, omnibus saluari volentibus summe necessarius ad considerandum eaque sunt peccatorum remedia.

Standardized Title:
Modus poenitendi.
Other Title:
Poeniteas cito libellus iste nuncupatur, tractans de poenitentia et eius circumstantiis, omnibus salvari volentibus summae necessarius ad considerandum eaque sunt peccatorum remedia
Goff title: Poeniteas cito
[Reutlingen : Michael Greyff, ca. 1490]
[22] leaves ; 21 cm. (4to)
e-e- e-a. uele momo (C) 1490 (Q)
Penance -- Early works to 1800.
Confession -- Early works to 1800.
Incunabula -- Germany -- Reutlingen -- 1490.
Bearer impressions (Printing) -- Germany -- Reutlingen -- 15th century.
Place of Publication:
Germany Reutlingen.
"Other editions of this work are entered under the heading Modus poenitendi. Attributed since the Middle Ages to Johannes de Garlandia or to Petrus Blesensis (cf. P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes des casuistique et manuels de confession au moyen-age, Louvain, 1962, p. 19). H. MacKinnon attributes to William de Montibus (Essays in medieval history presented to Bertie Wilkinson, ed. T.A. Sandquist and M.R. Powicke, Toronto, 1969, pp. 40-45)"--ISTC.
Title from title leaf (leaf A1r).
Imprint from ISTC.
Chancery quarto. Leaf A3r: 44 lines; area of text: 152 x 92 mm. (Number of lines per page varies; GW gives: 42-44 lines.) Initial spaces, one with guide letter. Printed paragraph marks. With signatures; without foliation or catchwords. Uninked bearer impressions at foot of leaves A1 and C6.
Signatures: A-B⁸ C⁶.
Local notes:
Leaf size: 200 x 137 mm.
Penn Libraries copy: large initial supplied in red with brown penwork on leaf A2r; initials, underlines, capital and paragraph mark strokes, and brackets supplied in red.
Penn Libraries copy has early ms. annotations on leaves A1v, A6v, C3v and C6r.
Purchased for the Penn Libraries in 1959.
Penn Libraries copy bound in one quarter brown morocco over marbled boards; brief title ("PENTITEAS CITO") and imprint date stamped in gold on spine; spine double-ruled in gold at head and foot.
Penn Chronology:
1490 (ca.)
Cited in:
Goff P-842
BM 15th cent. II, p. 581 (IA.10815)
GW M13828
BSB-Ink. P-639
ISTC ip00842000
John, of Garland, ca. 1195-ca. 1272.
Peter, of Blois, ca. 1135-ca. 1212.
William, de Montibus, approximately 1140-1213.
Greyff, Michael, d. ca. 1512, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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