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2Collecta Magistralia, Nuremberg, 1479

Collecta magistralia

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Advent sermons.- Collecta Magistralia, collation: a10 b-e8 f6 g8 h6, 61 ff. (of 62, lacking initial blank), 35 lines, Gothic type, initials, paragraph-marks, initial-strokes and underlining in red, occasional water-staining (mostly at end), a few ff. at end with inner margin strengthened, small wormhole / trace to outer margin of ff. towards end, modern half vellum, folio (290 x 202mm.), Nuremberg, Friedrich Creussner, 1479.

⁂ A wide-margined copy of this collection of 16 Advent sermons, in which the individual parts of the body, from head to foot, are treated for man's spiritual and moral development. 'For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another' (Romans xii, 4-5).

Literature: BMC II, 450; Bod-inc C-382; Goff C-136; HC 4458.

Full Lot Details

Advent sermons.- Collecta Magistralia, collation: a10 b-e8 f6 g8 h6, 61 ff. (of 62, lacking initial blank), 35 lines, Gothic type, initials, paragraph-marks, initial-strokes and underlining in red, occasional water-staining (mostly at end), a few ff. at end with inner margin strengthened, small wormhole / trace to outer margin of ff. towards end, modern half vellum, folio (290 x 202mm.), Nuremberg, Friedrich Creussner, 1479.

⁂ A wide-margined copy of this collection of 16 Advent sermons, in which the individual parts of the body, from head to foot, are treated for man's spiritual and moral development. 'For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another' (Romans xii, 4-5).

Literature: BMC II, 450; Bod-inc C-382; Goff C-136; HC 4458.