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Bod-Inc: A-180

Alexander de Villa Dei

Doctrinale cum commento Ludovici de Guaschis.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Alexander [de Villa Dei]: Doctrinale (Partes I–II). See A‑179.

[a2r] Guaschis, Ludovicus de: [Commentary on] Doctrinale Partes I–II. Incipit: ‘Quia textus est planus . . .’ Colophon and Doctrinale (ed. Reichling) CCCIII ascribe to Ludovicus.

[l7r] Alexander [de Villa Dei]: Doctrinale (Partes III–IV). Doctrinale (ed. Reichling), 1550-2645.

[l7r] [Commentary on] Doctrinale Partes III–IV. Incipit: ‘Hoc est capitulum decimum . . . Hic a[uctor] respondet tacite questioni . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Nördlingen and Henricus de Harlem, 25 Apr. 1483. 4°.


Collation: [a10 b–p8 q10].


ISTC: ia00425700

GW: GW 988;

Hain: H 745;

Proctor: Pr 4843;

Others: Doctrinale (ed. Reichling), 19; Sheppard 3971.

LCN: 14292488


Copy number: A-180(1)

Wanting [a1], probably blank.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half basil sheep.

Size: 208 × 155 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 145 mm.

Running headings in red ink. Early marginal notes in black ink. Contemporary pen-trials on [q10v].

A few two- and three-line initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Hieronymus de Lucca (fl. 1483); Lucca, Franciscan convent, S. Franciscus; inscription on [q10v]: ‘Iste liber qui nuncupatur doctrinale pertinet ad bibliothecam conventus Lucani conceditur ad usum fratris Ieronimi de Lucha quem ipse emit ex nutu guardiani qui tunc erat frater Matheus Pistoriensis isto die 10 decembris anno M°CCCC°Lxxxiij.' Sargiano, Tuscany, near Arezzo, Franciscans; shelfmark ‘K No. 13'. Albergotti family (eighteenth century). Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); Catalogue (1831), no. 315. Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1842), 43.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.72.

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