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Bod-Inc: A-031

Aegidius Romanus

De regimine principum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Servius Tolentinas, Oliverius: [Letter addressed to] Georgius da Costa. Incipit: ‘[C]ogitanti mihi sepenumero, reuerendissime pater et domine, cui volumen de regimine principum Egidii Romani . . .’

[a1v] [Table of contents.]

[b2r] Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): [Letter addressed to] Philip, later Philip IV, King of France. ‘Prooemium.’ Incipit: ‘[E]x regia ac sanctissima prosapia oriundo suo domino speciali, domino Philippo primogenito et heredi preclarissimi viri domini Philippi dei gratia illustrissimi regis Francorum, suus deuotus frater Egidius Romanus . . . Clamat polliticorum sententia . . .’ See A‑030.

[b2r] Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): De regimine principum. Edited by Oliverius Servius. Incipit: ‘[O]portet ut latitudo sermonis in una quaque re sit secundum exigentiam illius rei . . .’ See A‑030.


Imprint: Rome: Stephan Plannck, 9 May 1482. Folio.


Collation: [a4 b8 c6 d–i8 k10 l–q8 r s6].


ISTC: ia00088000

GW: GW 7218;

Hain: H *108;

Goff: Goff A‑88;


Proctor: Pr 3631;

Others: Bofitto 1 Ia.3; Bruni, ‘Saggio', 11; BSB‑Ink A‑41; CIBN A‑47; Sheppard 2887-8.

LCN: 14423129


Copy number: A-031(1)

Bound with:
2. Thomas Aquinas, De unitate intellectus contra Averroistas. Treviso: Johannes de Hassia, 21 Aug. 1476 (T‑124).

Binding: Eighteenth-century quarter calf over marbled pasteboards, the spine gold-tooled.

Size: 260 × 195 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 260 × 195 mm.

Initials supplied in black ink. Marginal notes, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands in a contemporary humanist hand, brown ink, in both items. Eighteenth-century(?) foliation and running headings in dark brown ink, in item 1 only. In the same hand, note on the life of Aegidius on [a1v].

Provenance: Purchased from P. Berès (1913- ), Catalogue 41, no. 215.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I1(1).

Copy number: A-031(2)

For this volume see Coates–Jensen 255, no. 23.

Bound with:
1. Vincentius Bellovacensis, Opuscula. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 13 Dec. 1481 (V‑129(3)).

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf for the Bodleian Library, re-using eighteenth-century spine.

Size: 268 × 193 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 193 mm.

Provenance: William Atherold or Atherwold (†1547); inscription on [r6r]: ‘Liber do[m]pni Willelmi Atherold monachi'. Listed in the Benefactors' Register I 84 as bought in 1604 with money given by Thomas Bilson (1546/7-1616), Bishop of Winchester; see James, Catalogus (1605), 278.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 4.3(2).

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