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Bod-Inc: A-562

Augustinus Hipponensis

De trinitate.


Analysis of Content

a2r Augustinus: [Retractatio II,15.] ed. A. Mutzenbecher, CCSL 57 (1984), 101-2. See CPL 250.

a2r Augustinus: ‘Epistola ad Aurelium episcopum Carthaginensis ecclesie.’ ed. Mountain–Glorie, CCSL 50 (1968), 25-6.

a2r Table of contents.

a2v Augustinus: De trinitate. ed. Mountain–Glorie, CCSL 50, 50A (1968). See CPL 329.

l7r [Colophon.]

l7r [Table.]

l12v [Verse from Johannes Amerbach's edition of 1489.] Incipit: ‘Equora si penetrat Cyclops latera ardua necdum | Tingens, oceanum si breuis vrna capit'; 10 elegiac distichs.

A1r Hilarius, Episcopus Pictaviensis: De trinitate. ed. P. Smulders, CCSL 62-62A (1979); PL X col. 25D‑472A. See CPL 433.

2A1r Boethius, [Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus]: Preface to De trinitate. PL LXIV 1247-9. See CPL 890.

2A1r Boethius, [Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus]: De trinitate. PL LXIV 1249-56. See CPL 890. [Part of Opuscula sacra.]

2A3r Boethius, [Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus: Preface to] De hebdomadibus. Boethius, The Theological Tractates, with English Translation, ed. H. F. Stewart, E. K. Rand and S. J. Tester, Loeb (London, 1973), 38-40.

2A3r Boethius, [Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus]: ‘De hebdomadibus.’ [Also known as Quomodo substantiae.] Boethius, The Theological Tracatates, 40-50. [Part of Opuscula sacra.]

2A4r Boethius, [Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus]: Consolatio philosophiae, book III chapter IX. Here called ‘Carmina de trinitate.’ Incipit: ‘O qui perpetua mundum ratione gubernas | Terrarum celique sator, qui tempus ab euo'; 28 hexameters. ed. L. Bieler, CCSL 94 (1984), 51-2. See CPL 878.


Imprint: Venice: Paganinus de Paganinis, 12 Nov. 1489. 4°.


Collation: a–k8 l12 A–H8 I10 A4.


ISTC: ia01344000, ib00830000, ih00270000

GW: GW 2927; GW 12473; GW 4588;

Hain: H (pt 1) C *2038; H 3427 = HC 2038*;

Goff: Goff A‑1344; Goff H-270; Goff B-830;

BMC: BMC V 455;

Proctor: Pr 5164;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑878; Oates 2024; Sheppard 4251.

LCN: 13885985


Copy number: A-562(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Parchment.

Size: 217 × 160 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 149 mm.

Provenance: Gabriellus de Ragusio; partially erased inscription on a2r. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘AA.c.8': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 41 no. 24; sale, pt I, lot 2267. Purchased for £0. 9. 6; see Books Purchased (1844), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.11.

Copy number: A-562(2)

Gatherings g and h misbound in the following order: 1,2,4,3,6,5,7,8.

Binding: Austrian (Vienna) late fifteenth-century, blind-tooled brown calf over pasteboards. Two clasps lost. On the upper cover triple fillets form an outer frame, within which is a stamp of a stylized palm-leaf, a central frame, decorated with a Z‑shaped stamp making a lattice pattern, and containing an erased inscription (`Augustinus de Trin.'), and an inner frame, divided into four segments by diagonal triple fillets, and with a floral stamp, a fleur-de-lis stamp, a stamp with a hound, a small decorative stamp, and the stamped initials ‘W' and ‘P'. The inner rectangle so formed contains a stamp with the figure of S. Sebastian. On the lower cover triple fillets form a frame. The rectangle inside this is divided by triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments, with a small floral stamp at each corner. The interior of each compartment contains a round rosette stamp and the small decorative stamp. All the stamps on both covers are badly worn.

Size: 224 × 153 × 37 mm.

Early marginal notes.

Provenance: Vienna, Dominicans, S. Maria; ‘W[ienneses]. P[redicatores].' Stamp on the upper cover; not listed in the 1513 catalogue of this convent. Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Bavaria, Dominicans, S. Maria Magdalena; inscription on a2r. F. W. Gaguinus; inscription on a1r. Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); book-plate; purchased in 1924 from Davis & Orioli, for £8. 8. 0. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 29.18.

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