Incipit prologus in pastoralia beati Gregorii pape.

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Bibliographic Details
Alt Title:Pastorale, sive Regula pastoralis
Main Author: Gregory I, Pope, approximately 540-604
Format: Book
Published: [Paris]: [Ulrich Gering, Berthold Rembolt, Georg Wolf, or Georg Wolf alone], [about 1490].
Item Description:ISTC ig00439500.
Imprint information taken from ISTC.
a2 Incipit.
i9 Incipit tabula capituloru[m] libri pastorales beati Gregorii pape. Et primo rubrice prime partis.'
Printed letter guides. Initials have not been filled in.
Printed marginalia headings.
Colophon i8v: 'Liber cure pastoralis beati Gregorii pape: finit feliciter. Scire voles si facta patrum: si ad culmina morum Scandere: si christi dux gregis esse cupis Perlege gregorii diuina volumina lector Semper habenda manu: semp[er] amanda tibi. Nec tanti monimenta viri despexeris unq[uam]. Fructificam messem et dulcia mella leges. Grates ergo dabis magnas sculptoribus illis Gregorii doctos qui poliere libros'.
4to: a-h8 i10. Last leaf is blank.
Pen trials and scribbles on front pastedown and front and back endleaves. Inscription written a number of times on front flyleaf: '[]n seignem que de gens'.
Some passages marked with lines and manicules.
Single annotation within the text on e3. French inscription on recto of final leaf mentioning: 'Anne paiault'
Marsh's Library stamp on front pastedown.
Physical Description:74 leaves, 21 cm.
Binding Note:Rebacked. Dark goat/sheep leather over wooden boards tooled in blind with wide fillet along edges of boards and in a 'X' shape in centre of board from corner to corner with four circular floral tools in each triangular section, which resembles Oldham's stamp 1037. Some medieval manuscript waste is evident between top board and spine. Spine has three raised bands (double sewing supports) and four compartments. Title is gold tooled (faded) on onlay of second compartment.
Place of Publication:France -- Paris.