St John’s College Aa.3.27

‘Sehr Nutzliche Betrachtungen und Lehren’. German, eighteenth century


‘Sehr Nutzliche Betrachtungen und Lehren’: Roman Catholic devotional work in MS, with many printed devotional images of saints and other objects of veneration by Klauber and others. Includes meditations on God’s Love, God’s Will, and particular Psalms.

Manuscript extra information

160x100 mm. ii+264+xxx pp. (original pagination, blank from 263). The prints are not numbered. Bequest of James Wood (1760-1839), Master of St John’s College (plate inside front cover). College bookplate on verso of title page.

A single, neat, continental hand, apparently of the later eighteenth century. Paper, ruled margins throughout. Eighteenth-century leather binding, five bands, gold tooling on the spine.