Oratio querulosa contra Inuasores Sacerdotum.

Oratio querulosa contra Inuasores Sacerdotum.
Wimpheling, Jakob, 1450-1528., Hist, Konrad, -1531 printer., Turnbull, Alexander, 1868-1918. former owner., P.M. Barnard (Firm) booksellers.

Satirical tract by Jakob Wimpheling directed against the wearing of braguettes by the clergy.

Imprint from ISTC.

[a1r] Oratio querulosa contra Inuasores Sacerdotum [a2r] Flaminu[m]: vatum: Sacerdotu[m] Gymnosophistarum philosopho[rum] druidu[m]. In Testipremos Conquestio. [a7v. line 31] ... Dixi. Impie tu latro quem certe lamia tygris ... [a8r, line 9] Heu tua mens stygia restat crucianda palude.

Signatures: a⁸ [$1-4 (-a1) signed].

137 x 87 mm.; 35 lines; gothic 180 (title, 3rd line on a2r); gothic 78 (text); initial occupying 5 lines on a2r.

Text printed on paper watermarked with 'pot' mark.

BM 15th cent., II, p. 507 (IA. 8833)

ISTC (RLIN), iw00044000

Goff, W-44

BN cat. des incun., W-24

IGI, 10395

Proctor, 2445

binding Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2007

The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Binding: early 16th century German binding in calf over wooden boards with inside bevels; brass clasps with straps on lower cover, and central brass? plate (now missing); upper and lower covers blind tooled to a panel design with name and date compartments, upper cover name compartment containing in faded gilt 'Cave lector'; tooling includes single stylized flower tools and a roll depicting Lucretia and other named figures; text block sewn on three double alum-tawed thongs laced into boards and showing on spine as raised bands; spine compartments filled with single flower tools; endpapers watermarked with 'crown' mark (Briquet 5001), includes narrow strip of 12th century manuscript vellum (from Germany) to strengthen joints; leather page-turners, red text edges.

The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Provenance: inscriptions inside front and back covers and on front flyleaf, ms. marginalia, marks and underlines; ms. guide letter supplied in brown ink on a2r. Water stains, slight foxing. Three leaves from bookseller's catalogue advertising volume (inscribed by A.H. Turnbull 'P.M. Barnard Catalogue no. 76 Aug. 1913'). Bound in with 19 other tracts and sermons. Acc. R1051.

Digital image available: binding, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.

The Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy is bound with: Bulla contra errores Martini Lutheri et sequacium. Impressum Romae : Per Iacobum Mozochium de Mandato S.D.N. Papae, [1520], [and 18 other items]. Bound together subsequent to publication.

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Digital Collection 81268192800002836 Alma Collection

Other Titles
Title from ref. sources: Oratio quaerulosa contra invasores sacerdotum
[Speyer : Konrad Hist, ca. 1496]
[8] leaves ( [1]v. and [8]v. blank) ; 20 cm. (4to)
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