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Bod-Inc: A-531

Augustinus Hipponensis

De civitate dei.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Mirifico poteris textos sermone libellos | Hosce opere precium perlegere hospes ades'; 12 elegiac distichs. See Walther, Initia, 11086.

A2r Augustinus: [Retractatio II,43.] ed. A. Mutzenbecher, CCSL 57 (1984), 124-5. See CPL 250.

A2r ‘Capitula libri primi.’

A2v Waleys, Thomas And Trevet, Nicolaus: [Prologue to Commentary on De civitate dei.] ‘Sacre pagine . . . Thome Valois et Nicolai Triveth in libros Augustini de ciuitate dei, commentaria . . .’ Incipit: ‘  “[F]luminis impetus letificat ciuitatem dei”, Ps. 45 [Ps 45,5]. Fons sapientie uerbum dei residens in excelsis . . .’

A3r Augustinus: De civitate dei. ed. B. Dombart and A. Kalb, CCSL 47-8 (1955). See CPL 313.

A3r Waleys, Thomas: [Commentary on De civitate dei I.1–X.29.] Incipit: ‘  “[G]loriosissimam ciuitatem dei etc.”, In isto primo capitulo tangit beatus Augustinus duas culpas Romanorum . . .’

R6r Trevet, Nicolaus: [Commentary on De civitate dei X.29–XXII.30.] Incipit: ‘[P]redicas patrem etc. In hoc capitulo 29 declarat Augustinus contra Porphirianos . . .’

HH1v [Colophon.]

HH2r Trevet, Nicolaus: ‘Tabula.’


Imprint: Venice: [Bonetus Locatellus] for Octavianus Scotus, 18 Feb. 1489/90. Folio.


Collation: A–R8 S6 t–z [et] [con] [rum] AA–EE8 FF–HH6.

Illustrations: Woodcut on A1v: see Essling 73.


ISTC: ia01245000

GW: GW 2889;

Hain: HC 2065; C 760;

Goff: Goff A‑1245;

BMC: BMC V 437;

Proctor: Pr 5018;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑862; CIBN A‑687; Fiumi 19-20; Essling 73; Hillard 212; Rhodes 198; Sack, Freiburg, 355-6; Sander 670; Sheppard 4182.

LCN: 13885241


Copy number: A-531(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half russia, with marbled pasteboards.

Size: 323 × 225 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 313 × 210 mm.

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); shelfmark no. 416; see Catalogue (1831); not found in 1841 sale catalogue, therefore probably acquired later; the shelfmark indicates a date in the 1830s or 1840s, but the item is not found in Books Purchased (1831-61).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 3.28.

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