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18 November 2003
CULTRIFICIS, Engelbertus (1430-1492). Defensorium privilegiorum Fratrum mendicantium. -De simonia vitanda in receptione noviciorum et noviciarum ad religionem. - Tractatulus: Dilige stare in claustro. - pseudo-AMBROSIUS. De vita perfecta. - ARNULPHUS DE BOHERIIS. Speculum monachorum. Cologne: Hermann Bumgart, 7, 25 September 1497.
Rubrice totius iuris canonici et civilis. [Paris:] for Jean Petit [?1500-01]. 8°. Collation: a-e8 (a1r Petit's device, title, a1v blank, a2r text, e8v colophon). 40 leaves. 31 lines. Type: 64G [cf. BMC VIII, Paris, Unassigned Types no. 6, p.228) and 75G. Petit device on title, lombard initials.
Two works in one volume, chancery 8° (144 x 99mm). Gothic type, rubricated. Initial spaces, some deckle edges preserved. (Three small repairs.) 18th-century speckled calf, gilt edges (rebacked and restored by Pratt). Provenance: George Yule (1813-1886; armorial bookplate).
RARE. No copy of the first work in Britain or the USA. ISTC lists four copies only. De vita perfecta is attributed here to Isidorus Hispalensis. I: H *5853; GW 7849. II: not IDL 3969 or Pell Ms 10273 (10049).
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