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Bod-Inc: A-185

Alexander de Villa Dei

Doctrinale cum commento Ludovici de Guaschis.


Analysis of Content

a1r Alexander [de Villa Dei]: Doctrinale (Partes I–II). See A‑179.

a1r [Guaschis, Ludovicus de: Commentary on Doctrinale Partes I–II.] Incipit: ‘Quia testus est planus . . .’ Doctrinale (ed. Reichling) CCCIII ascribes to Ludovicus.

e1v Alexander [de Villa Dei]: Doctrinale (Partes III–IV). See A‑180.

e1v [Commentary on Doctrinale Partes III–IV.] Incipit: ‘Hoc est decimum capitulum . . . Hic a[uctor] respondet tacite questioni . . .’

g6v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Grammaticus si uis fieri bonus et cito totum | Me lege perlectum pectore conde tuo'; 1 elegiac distich.


Imprint: Milan: [Johannes Antonius de Honate], 1488. 4°.


Collation: a–d8 e4 f g6.


ISTC: ia00431400

GW: GW 1007;

Hain: C 293;

Proctor: Pr 5914;

Others: Doctrinale (ed. Reichling), 49; Sheppard 4928.

LCN: 14291072


Copy number: A-185(1)

Binding: Parchment.

Size: 269 × 207 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 264 × 202 mm.

Crosses as nota marks; some manuscript chapter headings added in margins; occasional corrections of the text.

Provenance: Cremona, Lombardy, Dominicans; inscription on a1r and g6v: ‘Conventus Sancti Dominici Cremonensis'. A section, probably with an ownership inscription, has been cut from the lower margin of a1r. On front pastedown: ‘No. 79 £5'. Purchased from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 159, no. 109 for 12 Marks, see Library Bills, 26 Apr. 1884.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.24.

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