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[*]2r ‘Brevis annotatio.’ [Table of contents.]
2a1r ‘Directio lectoris.’ Incipit: ‘Lector prompte et expedite cupiens inuenire ea quae hic annotata sunt . . .’
2a1r ‘Precipuarum sententiarum ac materiarum annotatio.’
a1r Augustinus: Epistolae [206 letters]. ed. A. Goldbacher, CSEL 34 (1895-8), 44 (1904), 57 (1911), 58 (1923), nos 1-110, pseudo-Augustinus [Paulinus Aquileiensis], ‘Ad Julianum' [PL XL 1047-78, XCIX 197-282], nos 112-204, 174, ‘Ad Cyrillum' (PL XXXIII 1120-6) and ‘ . . . Cyrilli . . . ad Augustinum . . . epistola' (PL XXXIII 1126-53). See CPL 262.
Imprint: [Basel]: Johann Amerbach, 93. Folio.
Collation: [*]8 a–h8.6 i k6 l–z A–N8.6 O–Q8 R6 S 2a8 b–e6.
Remarks: First five leaves of gathering [*] numbered 1-5.
GW: GW 2906;
Hain: HC *1969;
Goff: Goff A‑1268;
BMC: BMC III 755;
Proctor: Pr 7599;
Others: BSB‑Ink A‑888; Rhodes 207; Sack, Freiburg, 366; Sheppard 2442.
Copy number: A-546(1)
Leaf [*1] backed, [*2] mounted; leaves S7-8 repaired; gatherings2 a–e bound after [*].
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf (c.1825) for the Bodleian Library; gold-tooled spine; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 323 × 226 × 55 mm.
Size of leaf: 311 × 204 mm.
Early marginal annotations.
On a1r an 11-line initial is supplied in interlocked blue and red, with reserved white decoration, inside a red pen-work frame, with reserved white foliate infill, touched with green, and with a decorated border in red, blue, and green extending into the gutter. In a different style, a decorated floral border in outer and lower margins in red, blue, green, yellow, and purple. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in blue or red. Capital strokes and underlining in red.
Provenance: Province of Brabant, Recollect Franciscans; inscription on [*]1r in a seventeenth-century(?) hand. Purchased for £1. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1825), 3; inscription on [*1r]: ‘Purchased at Hamburgh 1825'.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P 1.15.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 2.25.
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