Manuale confessorum metricum
|Creator:||Hermannus, de Sittard.|
anno M.CCC.xcviij in Martio [i.e. 21 Mar. 1498]
Per me Hermannu[m] Bungart de Retwych ...,
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Few spaces, with guide-letters, left for capitals; other capitals printed. Rubricated throughout. Printer's full-page device on K6v and M6v; both impressions have coat-of-arms supplied in red in lower shield. Few ms. notes.
Imperfect: K7-8 and L⁴ wanting.
Binding: contemporary pigskin-backed wooden boards, one clasp and catch; medieval ms. paste-downs at front and back from a German ninth-cent. Latin Bible (texts of Jeremiah 6:10-13 and 6:28-7:3).
Provenance: "2207 c. fr. O P." (ms. on t.p.) indicating ownership by Frankfurt Dominicans (Dominkanerkloster Frankfurt am Main).
Bought in Feb. 1995; the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund.
Authorship attributed to Hermannus Zittart, penitentiary of the Archbishop of Cologne, in Kaeppeli, T. Scriptores Ordinis Praedicatorum Medii Aevi, 1883. Goff M-213 gives the GW form of the name as Hermannus de Sittard.
Imprint from colophon on final leaf; colophon on leaf 180r gives precise day.
, clxxxvij [i.e. 189],  leaves ; 21 cm. (4to)
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