Digital Scriptorium
Previous
New York, Grolier Club, ,  MS 16
Description: ff. 148 - Bound, s. XVI, in tawed, cream-colored pigskin over boards, with stamps of rosettes, flowers in ovals and triangles, a dragon in a rectangle, fleurs-de-lis, and rolls of foliage and scrollwork with brass metalwork; clasps. - On back flyleaf, "Emptus est iste liber pro septem florenis anno domini M CCCC lxx per Iohannem abbatem," of St. Mang, O.S.B. in Füssen; at secularization, the library went to the Oettingen-Wallerstein collection. Owned by Norman H. Strouse. - Kristeller, Iter italicum vol. 5 p. 317 under the call number, 34.1/Augsburg/Schuessler/1470/Folio.
Notes:-Bound with a printed edition of Flavius Josephus, De antiquitate Judaicaand De bello Judaico Augsburg: Johannes Schüssler, 1470 [HC* 9451; P* 1589; BMC II 327], itself of 288 leaves.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 15
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MS16_24
Language: Latin Country: Germany Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-145v
Description: - Paper and Parchment - 372 x 282 mm - Gatherings mostly of 12 leaves, of paper with parchment for the outer and inner bifolia; 2 columns of 40 lines
Country: GermanyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV3/4Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1475
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1462, March 7
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Scribe(s): Conrad of Werden
Script: Bastarda
Notes: On f. 145v, Conscripta est hec presens hystoria In monasterio sancti magni in faucibus sub regimine . . . Iohannis cognomento Hessen pro tunc prefati monasterii abbatis per fratrem conradum werdensem Sub anno . . . 1462 feria sexta ante Invocavit. Latin
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: Front pastedown
Author: Jerome
Title: Excerpts regarding Josephus and Eusebius of Caesarea
Language(s): Latin
Not Available
Front pastedown   Bibliographic excerpts from the works of Jerome regarding the two authors in this volume.
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 1 of printed book   Ownership note in the upper margin, "Iste liber est Monasterii Sancti Magni in faucibus alpium."
View image

Download image


Text 2: Verso + facing recto
Author: Josephus
Title: Contra Appionem
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Denique de bello quod apud nost contigit nuper quidam hystorias scribentes ediderunt
Notes: Notes from Bk. 1 and Bk. 2 added to the last page of the printed text and on the facing added leaf, by the same person who compiled the bibliographic excerpts from Jerome on the front pastedown. 
Not Available
Verso, final printed leaf   Colophon of the printed book, 1470, with note on its acquisition during the same year, "Emptus est iste liber per septem florenos Anno domini M cccc lxx per Iohannem abbatem."
View image

Download image

Not Available
Recto, added leaf   Second text cited from Josephus, Contra Appionem Grammaticum, Libro 2o, De cultu divino.
View image

Download image


Text 3: ff. 1-145v
Author: Eusebius
Title: Historia ecclesiastica
Language(s): Latin
Not Available
f. 1   Added letters (?) in red ink to the right of the pen flourished initial.
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 1v   Remanins of tab on the outer edge of the book block.
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 58v   Bracket marks in red ink by the rubricator; in col. B, in red ink and interlinear, "act. 7" as bibliographic citation for the biblical material in the text.
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 104v   Profile faces on cadels in the upper margin; a waved line crossing a slit in the lower margin (with the same mark on the recto over the slit).
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 118v   Prologue by Tyrannius Rufinus to the Historia ecclesiastica, Bks. 10-11; beginning of chapter list of Bk. 10.
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 119   End of the chapter list and beginning of Bk. 10.
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 121v   List of decrees of the Nicene council numbered in early form arabic numerals.
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 133v   Pen flourished initial with void snake and lizard; date "1473" placed adjacent to initial, perhaps by a later reader who may have also added marks in the same dark ink on the initial itself.
View image

Download image

Not Available
f. 145v   Conscripta est hec presens hystoria In monasterio sancti magni in faucibus sub regimine venerabilis patris . . . Iohannis cognomento hessen pro tunc prefati monasterii Abbatis per fratrem conradum werdensem Sub anno . . . 1462 feria sexta ante Invocavit.
View image

Download image

Not Available
Binding   Front cover.
View image

Download image

Not Available
Binding   Back cover.
View image

Download image