British Library in association with the British Academy, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 326 pages
The Library Catalogue of the Benedictine Priory of St Martin at Dover was compiled by the precentor, John Whytefeld, in 1389. It is the most sophisticated catalogue to survive from any medieval English library. Whytefeld's introduction to this remarkable three-part document explains in detail how each of the parts is of use to different members of the community. The first part is a concise list of the volumes in the library useful to the librarian in his role as keeper, the second part itemizes the contents of each volume for the catalogue browser, and the third part is an author and title index useful to searchers for a particular text. Of special use to modern scholars is the inclusion of the incipits as texts, which make it possible to identify many anonymous and erroneously ascribed works here, and often to establish the identity of books referred to in the same way in other lists.
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Indexes of Incipits and Second folios
Index rV Index of Anonymous Works
Alexander Alexander Nequam Algorismus Ambrosius Anglie anima anon archiepiscopi Aristotilis attrib Augustinus autem beati Bernardus Bloomfield Boethius Breuiarium Cassiodorus Casus catalogue Christi Confessionis Constituciones Decretales decretalium domino Douorre DOVER PRIORY Eadmundi ecclesie Epistola Flores in contemplacione gallicis Gerard of Cremona Glorieux Rep Glosa glosatus Glose super gratia Gregorii Grosseteste H iiii H vii herbarum Honorius Augustodunensis Hugo Ieronimus incipit informacio Iohannis iuris Kaeppeli liber Sentenciarum libri libro magnus manuscript Meditaciones metrificatus modo monachos multa Nigellus nouiciorum Paris pars patri penitencia Peter of Blois Petrus Petrus Comestor Platearius Practica Precianus primo prioris prologue quatuor quedam Quia quod Quoniam Regula monachorum Ricardi Robert Grosseteste Saint-Victor sancti Schulte secundum Sermones sermonum Speculum Stegmuller Bibl Stephen Langton Summa super sunt super decreta Tabula super Thomas Becket Thome Cantuariensis Thorndike/Kibre Tractatus super trinitate Unidentified unpr Vita Vrina Willelmi