Postilla Guillermi Super epistolas et euangelia de tempore et sanctis et pro defunctis.

Postilla Guillermi Super epistolas et euangelia de tempore et sanctis et pro defunctis.
Guillermus, Parisiensis., Husner, Georg, -1505 printer., O'Reily, J. J. P. (Jeremiah Joseph Purcell), 1799-1880. former owner., Marist Fathers. New Zealand Province. former owner., St Patrick's College (Wellington, N.Z.) former owner., Mount St Mary's Seminary (Napier, N.Z.) former owner.

Liturgical epistles, gospels, and sermons.

"Mora ista e[st] decursus t[em]p[or]is ab asce[n]sione christi vsq[ue] ad die[m] iudicij. Q[uo] t[em]p[u]s p[ro]pt[er] lo[n]gitudine[m] vocat[ur] mora. Ia[m] eni[m] durauit [per] mille [qua]drine[n]tos [et] .lxxxiij. annos. Et residuu[m] est nobis incertu[m]"--Leaf [152r], col. 1, line 33.

"Postilla super eua[n]gelia dominicalia. et super euangelia de sanctis s[e]c[undu]m sensu[m] litteralem collecta Explicit"--Leaf [154r], colophon.

Imprint supplied from ISTC. Title supplied from BM 15th cent.

Unsigned and unfoliated. Leaf [64] and final leaf are blank.

Text printed in gothic type in double columns on paper watermarked with letter P surmounted by quatrefoil, bull's head with crown (Briquet 14588), mountain surmounted by cross (similar to Briquet 11776 and 11791).

201 x 131 mm; gothic 160 (title and headings), gothic 91a (text of epistles and gospels), gothic 91b (text of sermons) ; 44 lines; initial spaces occupying 2,3,4 or 6 lines.

ISTC (RLIN), ig00661000

BM 15th cent., I, p. 131 (IB.1809)

GW, 11953

Goff, G-661

Hain, 8237

Procter, 587

Decorated letter on leaf 3r Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2007

The Alexander Turnbull Library, SPC copy lacks title page and final blank leaf. Binding: calf, blind tooled dog-tooth roll around perimeter on upper and lower covers, spine gold tooled with decorated compartments, raised spine bands, gold tooled leather spine label, red text edges. Upper cover partly detached. Spine title: Giller Postilla Opera?

The Alexander Turnbull Library, SPC copy. Provenance: rubricated with initials and paragraph marks in red or blue, initial strokes in red, initial on leaf [3]r in red, blue and green, with penwork extending into inner margin. Inscription in brown ink on leaf 2a deleted in black ink. Former owner Jeremiah Purcell O'Reily (1805-1880). Book stamp 'Ex libris Seminarii' of temporary seminary for Society of Mary, Wellington, also known as the Te Aro Library, shelf mark sticker of subsequent owner St Patrick's College, Wellington on front pastedown, subsequently held Colin Library, Mt. St. Mary's Seminary, Greenmeadows, Taradale. Deposited on permanent loan in the ATL by the Society of Mary, December 2001. Some browning, wormholes affecting text leaves 28-34, some water stains. Accompanied by typescript slip with bibliographical details. Acc. 352582.

Digital image available: decorated letter on leaf 3r, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing

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Other Titles
Postilla super Epistolas et Evangelia; Bible. N.T. Latin. Selections. 1483
[Strassburg : Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg, 1483]
[155] leaves ;25 cm. (fol.)
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