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Bod-Inc: A-112

Albertus Magnus

Compendium theologicae veritatis (with shortened ending).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Albertus Magnus pseudo-; Ripelin Argentinensis, Hugo]: Compendium theologicae veritatis. Explicit: ‘ . . . Denique de gaudiis celestibus repleat nos dei filius qui cum patre et spiritu sancto viuit et regnat deus. Amen.’ See A‑109.


Imprint: Venice: Petrus de Quarengiis, Bergomensis, 31 July 1500. 4°.


Collation: a–l8.


ISTC: ia00242000

GW: GW 611;

Hain: HC *445;

Goff: Goff A‑242;

BMC: BMC V 515;

Proctor: Pr 5490;

Others: Sheppard 4457.

LCN: 14535519


Copy number: A-112(1)

Bound with:
2. Guido de Monte Rochen, Manipulus curatorum. Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, 20 Dec. 1495 (G‑289);
3. Confessionale, Interrogationes et doctrinae. [Ulm: Johann Zainer, c.1490] (C‑416);
4. Bonaventura, Meditationes vitae Christi. [Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger, c.1497-8] (B‑442).

Variant printer's name: ‘parenghis', as in copies in Munich, University Library, and Strasbourg; see GW Anm.

Binding: Contemporary German (Weissenau, Kyriß workshop no. 35) blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with metal clasp. Reinforcing slips from a parchment manuscript. On both covers fillets form a double frame; within the outer is a roll of dragons; the inner rectangle is divided by diagonal triple fillets into four compartments. In the compartments are a circular stamp with an angel, and a stamp with a cross; for the stamps see Kyriß pl. 79, nos 1-3.

Size: 218 × 160 × 51 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 151 mm.

Provenance: Jakob Murer (fl. 1498); inscription on endleaf: ‘Fratris jacobi mure[r] tunc temporis curatoris in vmendaref [Ummendorf, near Biberach, Bavaria] xvciij', followed by list of contents in the same hand. Weissenau, Württemberg, diocese of Konstanz, Premonstratensians, SS. Petrus et Paulus; on a2r of the first item the inscription: ‘Biblioth. Weißenau'. Bonaventura Brem (1755-1818); armorial book-plate with initials ‘B[onaventura] A[bt] Z[u] W[eissenau]'. Purchased from Joseph Baer & Co., Catalogue 143, no. 515(1), for 15 Marks; see Library Bills, 7 May 1884.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.78(1).

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