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Breviarium secundum usum Ordinis sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani.

Contributor(s): Hochperg, Cyriaque [printer] |
Molitor, Mathias, active 16th century [former owner].
Production / publication: [Impressit Lugduni] : [Cyriacus Hochperg], 1518Description: [38], [832] pages ; 14 cm (8vo).General note: Publication information from WorldCat, publication date from spine. Woodcut vignette of St. John the Baptist with coloured halo on title page. Printed in Gothic letter in red and black ink, 2 columns per page. Woodcut on title page, full page woodcut of Crucifixion and numerous smaller woodcuts in text. Citation/References note: Hellwald, F. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre souv. de St. Jean de Jérusalem, page 265.Ownership note: Formerly owned by the Hospitaller Mathias Molitor in 1586. Cf. manuscript inscription in red ink on title page: "Frater Mathias Molitor Iohannita, 1586". Ms. obituary notes in the calendar for January: "Obiit frater Theobaldus Molitor Iohannita 86, pastor in Chirchheim [i.e. Kirchheim]" and inscription in the calendar for February: "Philippus Spirensis pastor in inferior Hochstatis [i.e. Hochstadt]". Bookplate: ‘‘Bibl. Mag. Pr. in Britt. Omn. Ord. Hosp. S. Iohis. Hier. St. John’s Gate Clarkenwell’’. Purchased on 28 September 1955 from Granville, London, Maida Vale.Binding note: Bound in calf, decorated spine with half-title.Other title: Breuiarium secundum vsum ordinis sancti Johannis Hierosolymitani [Parallel title] | Incipit ordinariu[m] horarum canonicaru[m] fratrum hospitalis sacri ordinis sancti Iohannis Hierosolimitani excerptu[m] de approbato vsu dominici sepulchri [Parallel title].Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Liturgy -- Texts | Knights of Malta -- Breviaries
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Hellwald, F. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre souv. de St. Jean de Jérusalem, page 265.

Former shelfmark: A.3.7.
Multiple manuscripts annotations unreadable or cut through.

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