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Johannes de Sancto Geminiano
Sermones funebres magistri Johannis de Sancto Geminiano cu(m) duplici tabula eoru(m)dem.
Lyon: Johann Clein, 11.V.1499. First print of the Johann Clein-Press4to (covers 20,5 x 14,3 cm; leaf size 19,7 x 13,5 cm). 208 [of 210] unn lvs. 18th-century calf with gilt-tooled spine with 5 raised bands and 2 morocco labels and 4 gilt-decorated compartments. Marbled endpapers. Printed in two columns, two types: a very small (Pr type 3) and a larger text-type (Pr type 2), 53 lines to the page. Minuscules for initials.Signatures: a-h8, i6, k-z8, A-B8, C-D6 (- blank a8 & b2).Collated and apart from blank leaf a8 and leaf b2 complete.A facsimile of leaf b2 is joined.Cf : HC 7548; GW M 14684; Proctor 8683; Polain 2312; Voullieme (Berlin) 4718, 10; Goff J 432; Stillwell J 389; BMC VIII, 338a; Claudin (Hist Impr Franc 15e s.): IV, 282; Renouard (Badius Asc) III, 243; Machiels (Gent) J142; BN Incun J-284.Editio princeps, edited by Jodocus Badius Ascensius. First print of the second press of Klein (Lyon press 35). The work is also known as Sermones de Mortuis and contains 98 funeral sermons, divided into 7 Distinctiones. On leaf a1-v the introduction by Badius Ascensius: "Jodocus Badius Ascensius : Magistro Joanni Genati theologie p(ro)fessori excellentissimo et amico inter primos venerando Salutem".This is followed by the "Tabula Alphabetica (Lvs aij-r - avii-v).After that San Geminiano's introduction (leaf b1) with: "Incipiu(n)t orationes funebres siue (ser)monariu(m) de mortuis". As he sets out in this introduction, the aims of these sermons are threefold: : proclaim the glory of God, bring spriritual edification to the living, so that they should understand and see in a mirro … [Click Below for Full Description]
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