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Bod-Inc: A-107

Albertus Magnus

Compendium theologicae veritatis.


Analysis of Content

a2r ‘Tituli.’ [Index of chapters.]

a4r [Albertus Magnus pseudo-; Ripelin Argentinensis, Hugo]: Compendium theologicae veritatis. See A‑103.

t1r [Subject index.] Incipit: ‘[Q]vanquam ordo et compendiositas libri huius, qui compendium dicitur theologice veritatis, vna cum tabula ad principium libri ordinata ad hoc faciant . . .’

a1r [Preface by the editor.] Incipit: ‘[Q]vanquam satisfactum sit opusculo huic in quantum discentes respicit, quia tamen materiam claudit predicabilem, illustrande menti purgandeque ac serenande conscientie ad modum conducibilem . . .’

a1r Bernoldus de Caesarea: [Distinctiones de tempore et de sanctis quarum declarationes ex Compendio theologicae veritatis capiuntur.] Incipit: ‘[Q]voniam ad laudem dei nemo debet esse vacuus, cum ad se laudandum nos creauit ipse deus, ego frater Bernoldus . . .’ See A‑103.


Imprint: [Deventer: Richard Pafraet, between 1480 and 1482]. Folio.

Remarks: GW dates [c.1480]; manuscript date 1482 in BL copy.


Collation: a–r8 s10 t6 a–d8.


ISTC: ia00234000

GW: GW 601;

Hain: HC *436;

Goff: Goff A‑234;


Proctor: Pr 8960-1;

Others: Campbell 473, 285; CIBN A‑140; ILC 57; Oates 3445-6; SC 2236; Sheppard 6921.

LCN: 14535611


Copy number: A-107(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and d8.

Binding: Contemporary English sheep over wooden boards, originally dyed red; two clasps lost, hinged from upper to lower cover.

Size: 308 × 217 × 56 mm.

Size of leaf: 295 × 211 mm.

Pastedowns removed.

Early marginal notes and running headings.

Provenance: Simon Moleyns († by 1507); ‘Ex dono M. Molens Cicester'; inscription on a4r. Thomas James (1573?–1629); ‘non quaero quod mihi vtile est sed quod mvltis ego. Tho. James 1597' on a2r.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: J 6. 8 Th.; N[ew] E[nd] D 6. 15 (for an explanation of this form of shelfmark see SC I p. xii).

SHELFMARK: MS. Bodl. 403.

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