537Ji-v This volume is Sammelband of five printed books. Four from the early sixteenth century and one printed in the late fifteenth.

Basel, Mainz, Oppenheim, Speyer, Straßburg, 1499-1515. Price $ 16,000

Five Chancery Quarto volumes, 20 x 15.5 cm These copies are bound together in early {1550} blind stamped pigskin over wooden boards with the remains of clasps. With the monastic ownership stamp of The Fransiscian Klosters of Engelberg.

i)  Lochmaier, Parochiale curatorum 1514

ii)  BielEpitoma expositionis sacri canonismissae. 1499

iii)  Directorium Misse de nouo 1509

iv)  Interpretationes et declarationes terminorum indulgentiarum. 1515

v)  Morgenstern Sermones-mu[n]di p[er]uersum 1513

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This binding is blindstamped with rolltooling withtools signed by S.S. & dated 1550, and two different central see descriptions below with the remains of clasps. Titles of works contained in this volume on spine in an early hand.

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537Ji.MichaelLochmair; Wilhelm Nesen

Parochiale curatorum a Michaele Lochmayers Iurisconsulto ac Theologie concinnatum exquisitissimaque diligentia doctioris hominis emaculatum..

Basel, M. Furter, 1514.( [Basle] : Gaspar Haflachius … Michaele [sic] Furter Basilee vrbis inquilino … [dedit] imprimendū) Gaspar Hastachius … Que[m] ego … Michaele Furter Basilee vrbis Inquilino dedi imprimendu[m] … Anno. M.ccccc.xiiij. Mensis Julij] 1514

Chancery quarto: 20 x 14cm. Signatures: π4 a6 b-l8/4 m-t4/8 v4 x6.
This is an early edition of a work on the rights and duties of pastors by Lochmaier, preacher and professor of canon law and theology in Vienna

and a canon of the cathedral of Passau.

.VD 16, L 2231; Adams L 1392; Hieronymus 132. – Frühe Ausgabe des erstmals 1497 erschienenen Handbuchs für Gemeindepfarrer. – Etwas gebräunt, vereinzelte Feuchtigkeitsränder, bis Bl. 73r rubriziert. Titel mit Randbeschädigung mit Bilderverlust, untere Ecke der folgenden 3

[4], CXXIIII Blätter : R, TE., H ; 4°. VD16 L 2231 ; GW M18659; Panzer VI, 191, 123

This is the first work in this sammelband has a repaired margin ripped out section of the title page, removing some of the decorative border, and a few words from the back of the page, these are supplied in a lose copy.


537Jii. Gabriel . Biel, edited by Wendelin Steinbach, Heinrich Bebel, Friedrich Meynberger

Epitoma expositionis sacri canonis missae. 

Speier; Conrad Hist, 1499

ChanceryQuarto:20x14cm.signatures:A-B4C-K8/4L8 L8isblankandpresent. Aiiiir has a large woodcut of Christ on Gods Lap. And some very interesting woodcut initials.

The BMC (III,703) notes that the “woodcut T with a snake was probably suggested by that

preceding the Canon of the Mass in Kollicker’s Constance Missal, 1485 (IC. 37565) “This refers to the Edition of “Tübingen: [Johann Otmar, for Friedrich Meynberger, between 20 Feb. and 29 Nov. 1499] The wood cut in that edition is very very different

to the wood cut here. As you can see from the image above the Large type on the title is very rough almost looking like wood cuts.

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This book also has type which is the same as those used by Knoblochtzer ) Heidelberg and Gran (Hageneau). This edition is printed from Otmar’s Tubingen edition, which appeared presumably

not long after 20 February, 1499 (IA. 14819). The cut on A4b takes the place of a larger cut of the Crucifixion in Otmar edition.

The prefatory material consists of a letter to Friedrich Meynberger, Tübingen February 20, 1499, by Wendelin Steinbach. With a poem to the clergy and to Wendelin Steinbach by Heinrich Bebel and with an epitaph to Gabriel Biel.- Second of Biel’s writings posthumously edited by Wendelin Steinbach. ” Biel wrote the ‘Epitome …’ with regard to the ‘simplicices sacerdotes’, which are ‘scolasticarumsublimatumminusexercitati’ This,itisnotamereexcerptfromthelarger ‘Expositio’, but an independent and different often overlooked work

Gabriel Biel (d. 1495). Biel was heavily influenced by William of Ockham. Although other scholars appear in the most important of Biel’s scholastic works, his Collectorium circa quattuor libros Sententiarum (written from 1484 on) — there are also numerous references to Thomas Aquinas, John Duns Scotus, Robert Holcot, Adam Wodeham, Gregory of Rimini, and Pierre d’Ailly — Biel tells us explicitly that his purpose is to capture the meaning of Ockham’s Sentences commentary in abbreviated form. Biel was read by the young Martin Luther and that Biel acted as something of a conduit through which some later-medieval scholastic thought was channeled to the Reformation and perhaps beyond.

Goff B655; BMC II 509; H 3182*; VD16 B5384; GfT 1193; Schr 3491; Schramm XVI p. 15; Engel-Stalla col. 1670; Buffévent 100; Zehnacker 469; Polain(B) 689; IBP 1065; Grove 3182; Ernst(Hildesheim) I,I 98; Voull(B) 2068; Hubay(Augsburg) 392; Hubay(Eichstätt) 186; Ohly- Sack Oberman, H.A. 1963 The Harvest of Medieval Theology: Gabriel Biel and Late Medieval Nominalism. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press


537Jiii Anonomyous

Directorium Misse de novo perspectum 

Maguntie (Mainz), Friddericu(m). Heumann, 1509.

Chancery Quarto: 20 x 14 cm. Signatures: a8b4cThe beautiful title woodcut shows St. Martin on horseback sharing (by way of cutting) his cloak with two beggars, similar to the canon picture of the Missale Moguntinum by Joh. Schoeffer, 1507. The woodcut is monogrammed “HRA” (Nagler 1429: “Unknown woodcutter, who at the beginning was active in Mainz in the 16th century. “). .VD 16, D 2017.





Interpretatio(n) es et declarationes Terminoru(m) indulgentiaru(m) scilicet. Quid sit quadragena, septena, carena, et in quibus differant. De institutione festi Corporis Christi. siue Eucharistie Sacramet̄ o. Cū transumptis Bullarum desuper confectarum .

(Oppenheim, J. Köbel, um 1515). 4to. 6 nn. Bll. – VD 16, I 242.

¶ Köbel graduated in arts and law from Heidelberg University in 1491. He appears to have then studied mathematics at Cracow, and is said to have been a fellow student of Copernicus there.[1] He learnt the publishing trade as editor and proofreader for Heinrich Knoblochtzer in Heidelberg. In 1494 he married a woman from Oppenheim and settled there as secretary to the city council.

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R. M. Gascoigne, A chronology of the history of science 1450-1900, Garland Pub., 1987, p.413.

537Jv Georg. Morgenstern.

Sermones co[n]tra omne[m] mu[n]di p[er]uersum statu[m] que[m] de[us] gloriosus et equitas naturalis da[m]nat. Egregij et famosissimi domini Gregorij Morge[n]stern, Decretorum doctoris celeberrimi, Qui iura canonica in gymnasio. Liptzensi q[ua]m fideliter docuit. Ex secunda recognitione.

Straßburg, W. Schaffner, 1513.

Quarto Signatures: a-q6, r4 The Final leaf is a very detailed Crucifixion woodcut. With some, isolated water marks. On the Last 2 ll. with traces of ink, woodcut not affected, penultimate sheet with a smaller tear in the edge and stamp on recto. Second printing by Schaffner who is famous for the first printing of the “Hortulus animae” in 1498.

This is Georg Morgenstern’s only known published work “Sermones contra omnem mundi perversum statum” (Sermons Against the Whole


Note the de-facing of the solders !

Perverse State of the World). Little is known about Morgenstern, except that he was a doctor of canon law and taught at the Univeristy of LeipzigVD 16 M 6350; Muller 54, 13.;

BM STC Germany,; p. 628

i)  Lochmaier, Parochiale curatorum 1514

ii)  BielEpitoma expositionis sacri canonismissae. 1499

iii)  Directorium Misse de nouo 1509

iv)  Interpretationes et declarationes terminorum indulgentiarum. 1515

v)  Morgenstern Sermones-mu[n]di p[er]uersum 1513