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Bod-Inc: A-525

Augustinus Hipponensis

De civitate dei.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Augustinus: De civitate dei. ed. B. Dombart and A. Kalb, CCSL 47-8 (1955). See CPL 313. With the commentary of Thomas Waleys and Nicolaus Trevet.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1468]. Folio.


Collation: [a–e10 f8 g–r10 s8 t–z A10 B C8 D–K10 L8 M6].


ISTC: ia01239000

GW: GW 2883;

Hain: H *2056;

Goff: Goff A‑1239;

BMC: BMC I 52;

Proctor: Pr 201-2;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑853; CIBN A‑677; Fiumi 20; Oates 75; Schorbach, Mentelin, 9; Sheppard 133.

LCN: 13886684


Copy number: A-525(1)

Wanting gatherings [D–L], containing the commentary.

Leaves [a10] and [b1] misbound between [a1] and [a2]; sheet [v5.6] misbound between [C4] and [C5].

Binding: Eighteenth-century tree calf, with border of gold-tooled fern-tip roll, gold-tooled spine, marbled pastedowns, and gilt edges.

Size: 400 × 300 × 70 mm.

Size of leaf: 382 × 287 mm.

Early interlinear and marginal notes.

Some initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue, with red and blue pen-work infill and extensions into the margins and gutter. Other initials and running chapter numbers are supplied in red or blue. Paragraph marks and chapter numbers are supplied in red. Capitals touched with yellow wash. Manuscript guide-letters in black ink.

Provenance: Purchased from Payne and Foss (1832), no. 37 for £4. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1832), 2, and Library Bills (1829-32), no. 428.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P inf. 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 1.15.

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