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Bod-Inc: B-398

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus

De consolatione philosophiae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v ‘Tabula'.

a8r Thomas Aquinas [pseudo-: Preface to commentary on De consolatione philosophiae.] See B‑382.

b2v Boethius: De consolatione philosophiae. See B‑382.

b2v Thomas Aquinas [pseudo-: Commentary on De consolatione philosophiae.] See B‑382.

E4v ‘Compendiosa succinctaque resumptio'. Incipit: ‘[P]rimus liber habet septem metra et sex prosas . . .’


Imprint: Hagenau: [Heinrich Gran], 21 Feb. 1491. 4°.


Collation: a–x8.8.4 y z8 [et]4 A–F8.8.4.


ISTC: ib00791000

GW: GW 4549;

Hain: H *3383;

Goff: Goff B‑791;


Proctor: Pr 3172;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑605; CIBN B‑580; Sack, Freiburg, 717; Sheppard 2227.

LCN: 13961639


Copy number: B-398(1)

Wanting the blank leaf F4.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, bound for the Bodleian Library. Remains of index tabs.

Size: 190 × 145 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 184 × 125 mm.

Some early marginal notes.

Partial rubrication: two initials are supplied in red on a1v and a2r, and a ten-line initial ‘P' is supplied in black ink and red on a8r.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' and no. ‘4286' in pencil on a1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not found in Catalogus (1843), with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.30.

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