London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
Expositio hymnorum cum commento. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 14 July 1492.
Chancery 4° (205 x 139mm). Gothic type, initial spaces, text with commentary surround, quires K and L reversed in binding, woodcut magister-cum-discipulis (Heitz-Schreiber 18). (Very occasional light marginal dampstain, a few leaves lightly browned, A1.8 and M1.6 hinge reinforced.) Modern pastepaper boards, red speckled edges. Provenance: Frater Valentinus Stienz?, monk and confessor (contemporary inscription, monastery name erased) -- early inscription washed from title-page -- L.H.P. Klotz (sale Christie's, 2 Nov. 1994, lot 61).
The text is now attributed to Hilarius (see BSB H-264). H *6784; BMC I, 276; Schreiber 3933; Goff E-149.
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