Mo[r]aliu[m] / beati Grego[r]ij pape ; diligentissime co[r]rectu[m] [et] emendatum per ... Bartholomeum Cremon[ensis] canonicu[m] regularem.

Mo[r]aliu[m] / beati Grego[r]ij pape ; diligentissime co[r]rectu[m] [et] emendatum per ... Bartholomeum Cremon[ensis] canonicu[m] regularem.
Date
1480
By
Gregory I, Pope, approximately 540-604., Bartholomeus, Cremonensis, active 1472-1474., Simpson, Edward C. (Edward Cyril), 1894-1979. former owner., Harding, Walter Ambrose. former owner., Rainaldus, de Novimagio, active 1476-1496 printer., Dunbar Sloane. bookseller.
Notes

Title and imprint from colophon.

Edited by Bartholomeus Cremonensis.

Author's name appears in reference source as: Gregorius I.

Leaf [1v]: Reuerendissimus dominus dominicus episcopus B[r]ixien[sis]. Summi pontificis Sixti vicarius hanc p[r]efationem mo[r]alibus beati Grego[r]ij pape inseruit.

Colophon: Expletu[m] est opus istud Moraliu[m] beati Gregorij pape diligentissime correctu[m] [et] emendatum per.d. Bartholomeum Cremon[ensis]. canonicu[m] regularem Impressu[m] Venetijs p[er] Reynaldum de Nouimagio Teoteutonicu[m] Anno domini Millesimo quadringẽtesimo octuagesimo quartodecimo Iunij. presidẽte venetijs Inclyto duce Ioanne Mozenigo.

Signatures: a-b⁸, c¹⁰, d⁸, [delta]¹⁰, e-h¹⁰, i⁸, k¹⁰, l-q⁸, [r]¹⁰, r-v¹⁰, u-z¹⁰, [et]⁸, [con]¹⁰, [rum]¹⁰, A-D in alternate 8's and 10's, E-G¹⁰, H⁸, I⁶ (b8, c1, and I6 are blanks)

Initial spaces, with guide-letters.

The preface of the Bishop of Brescia, leaf a1v, with its reference to the printing of 300 copies in three months by three men, is taken from the edition printed Apud s. Marcum, Rome, 1475. Cf. BM 15th cent.

Text printed in gothic type, in 2 columns, on watermarked paper.

231 (247) x 168 mm ; gothic 150 (head-lines) gothic 84 (text) ; 55 lines of text and head-lines ; initial spaces occupying 1, 2, 3, 7, 9, or 15 lines.

ISTC (RLIN), ig00430000

Hain, *7930

BM 15th cent., V, p.256 (IB. 20657)

Goff, G-430

Pellechet, 5379

Proctor, 4437

GW, 11437

Polain, 1715B

illuminated initial on leaf c2r Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand.

Digital image available: illuminated initial on leaf c2r, Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Details available on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections.

The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Binding: 1/4 pigskin, ornate blind tooled design, gold tooled spine title, bevelled wooden boards with flecking (possibly beech), brass clasps and catches. Spine title: Gregorius.

The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy lacks final blank leaf. Provenance: letter Q on leaf a2r occupying 6 lines, illuminated in gold, blue, red, green and yellow, with foliage extending into the inner and upper margins. Letter R on leaf c2r occupying 16 lines, illuminated in gold, silver, blue, red, green and yellow, with foliage extending into the inner and upper and lower margins. Other initials, paragraph marks, initial strokes, and underlinings in red. Ms. inscription on verso of 1st leaf: Sum B: Maris Virginij in Rottenbuch. Bookplate on upper pastedown "Ex Libris E.C. Simpson" ; armorial bookplate "Ex Libris Walter Ambrose Harding, Madingley Hall". Purchased by the ATL at Dunbar Sloane auction 22 April 2009, lot 89. Slips from publisher's catalogue with bibliographical information tipped in. The two outer sheets of signature c are bound in reverse, some worming at beginning and end. Acc. 391680.

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Related to
Digital Collection 81268192800002836 Alma Collection

Other Titles
Moralia in Job; Moralium; Reuerendissimus dominus dominicus episcopus B[r]ixien[sis]
Publisher
Imp[r]essu[m] Venetijs : P[er] Reynaldum de Nouimagio ... , Anno domini Millesimo quadringẽtesimo octuagesimo quartodecimo Iunij. [14 June 1480]
Format
[348] leaves ;35 cm. (fol.)
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