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Bod-Inc: A-499

Augustinus de Ancona

Summa de potestate ecclesiastica.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Augustinus de Ancona: [Letter addressed to] Johannes XXII, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[S]anctissimo ac reuerendissimo in Christo patri ac domino, domino Iohanni diuina prouidentia pape xii(!) . . .’

[a2v] Augustinus de Ancona: Summa de potestate ecclesiastica. Dedicated to Johannes XXII, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[Q]uia de potestate ecclesiastica tractare sermonem assumpsimus . . .’ Augustinus Triumphus Anconitanus, Summa de potestate ecclesiastica (Rome, 1582). See Schulte II 193-5 § 50 no. 57; Glorieux, Répertoire, 409 ae. See Blasius Ministeri, ‘De Augustini de Ancona, O. E. S. A. (†1328) vita et operibus, Analecta Augustiniana, 22 (1952), 7-56, 148-262, at 208-16, no. 43, and 253-6; M. Wilks, The Problem of Sovereignty in the Later Middle Ages: The Papal Monarchy with Augustinus Triumphus and the Publicists (Cambridge, 1963).

[aa1r] ‘Rubrice et tituli questionum.’


Imprint: Augsburg: [Johann Schüssler], 6 Mar. 1473. Folio.


Collation: [a–p10 q10+1 with small paper slip, r–z A–E10 F12 G10+1 H–Y10 Z6 aa10].


ISTC: ia01363000

GW: GW 3050;

Hain: H *960;

Goff: Goff A‑1363;

BMC: BMC II 329;

Proctor: Pr 1598;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑842; CIBN A‑779; Oates 897; Sack, Freiburg, 333-4; Sheppard 1187.

LCN: 13956461


Copy number: A-499(1)

Paper slip between [q2] and [q3] set as GW Anm. 6. Gathering [aa] bound first.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 327 × 226 × 90 mm.

Size of leaf: 312 × 200 mm.

A few early marginal notes.

On [a2r] a six-line initial is supplied in blue with stylized Maiblumen and a grotesque head in red and filigree extensions into the upper and inner margins.

Provenance: Ottobeuren, Bavaria, Benedictines, SS. Alexander Martyr et Theodorus; on [aa1r] ‘Ex Bibliotheca SS. Alex[andri] et Theod[ori] in [ ]': see list of alienated incunables in Ilona Hubay, Incunabula aus der staatlichen Bibliothek Neuburg/Donau. In der Benediktinerabtei Ottobeuren (Wiesbaden, 1970), 264. Anonymous Sotheby's sale (3 May 1832), lot 205; purchased for £1. 13. 0: see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 364, 110 and Books Purchased (1832), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q inf. 1.4.

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