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Bod-Inc: A-501

Augustinus de Ancona

Summa de potestate ecclesiastica.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Lulmeus, Paulus: ‘Prologus epistolaris.’ Addressed to Ambrosius de Cora. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendissimo in Christo patri, fratri Ambrosio de Cora Romano, sacrarum litterarum egregio interpreti sacrique ordinis fratrum heremitarum beati Augustini priori generali dignissimo . . . Augustinum Anconitanum clarissimum diuine legis interpretem . . .’

[a2v] 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 xxii . . .’

[a3r] Augustinus de Ancona: Summa de potestate ecclesiastica. Dedicated to Johannes XXII, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[Q]uia de potestate ecclesiastica tractare sermonem assumpsimus . . .’ See A‑499.

[S1r] ‘Rubrice et tituli questionum.’


Imprint: Rome: In Domo Francisci de Cinquinis, 20 Dec. 1479. 4°.


Collation: [a–z A–Q8 R6 S10].


ISTC: ia01365000

GW: GW 3052;

Hain: HC *962;

Goff: Goff A‑1365;


Proctor: Pr 3611;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑843; CIBN A‑781; Rhodes 230; Sheppard 2864-6.

LCN: 13956482


Copy number: A-501(1)

Paragraph marks used only in sheets [b1.8], [b2.7], [c1.8], and [c2.7]; see GW Anm. Several pages show ink impressions offset from the opposite page.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf for the Bodleian Library; both boards detached.

Size: 243 × 175 × 51 mm.

Size of leaf: 232 × 152 mm.

On [a1r] ‘Mater me genuit eadem mox gignitur a me' (Walther, Initia, 14471) in an early English hand. Occasional manuscript headings.

Provenance: Peter Travers (fl. before c.1540); on [a2r]: ‘Frater Petrus Travers' and ‘Emptus 33s', probably in the same hand. John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Selden Supra 111, fol. 85v. Presented in 1659.

SHELFMARK: 4° A 2 Jur. Seld.

Copy number: A-501(2)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Gathering [L] bound before [K]. Paragraph marks throughout; see GW Anm.

Binding: Contemporary German (Würzburg(?)) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, two metal catches with stamped leather straps. On both covers are merrythoughts and floral centre-pieces; the spine and leather straps with two different lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamps.

Size: 243 × 170 × 74 mm.

Size of leaf: 231 × 159 mm.

Fragments of a parchment manuscript used as reinforcing pieces.

Early running headlines. Marginal notes in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand.

Most initials are supplied in red; red capital strokes.

Provenance: Würzburg, Bavaria, Conventual Franciscans, Inventio crucis/Sancta crux; inscription on [a2r] in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand: ‘Fratrum Minorum Conuentualium Herbipolensis', on front pastedown, old shelfmark ‘H. 1.Z'; on upper edge, old shelfmark ‘I. S'. Purchased for £0. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1848), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.3.

Copy number: A-501(3)

Paragraph marks used only in gathering [z] and sheets [E3.6] and [E4.5] and in the register; a single example is found on [b7r]; see GW Anm.

Binding: Sixteenth/seventeenth-century(?) English(?) calf; triple fillets form a border.

Size: 229 × 178 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 223 × 150 mm.

Early manuscript notes in the Rubrice.

Provenance: University College, Oxford; book-plates with shelfmarks ‘H.3.6', ‘C.245.55' and ‘KK.54.20' on the front pastedown; ‘List of Rare Books', p. 1. Deposited in 1941 by the Master and Fellows of University College, Oxford.

SHELFMARK: Univ. Coll. d.2.

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