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Bod-Inc: B-411

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus



Analysis of Content

[a2r] Boethius: Topica. [Also known as De differentiis topicis.] See B‑382.

[e1r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Topica. Cic. Top.

[f4v] Boethius: In Ciceronis Topica commentum, [addressed to] Patricius. See B‑382.


Imprint: [Rome]: Oliverius Servius, 20 Feb. 1484. Folio.

Remarks: For the ascription to [Johannes Schoemberger, for Oliverius Servius], see BMC IV 132, note.


Collation: [a–d8 e6 f–l8 m–q6 r4].

Remarks: Collation as BMC and Sheppard.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ib00829000

GW: GW 4587;

Hain: HC 3429;

Goff: Goff B‑829;

BMC: BMC IV 130, 133;

Proctor: Pr 3960;

Others: Sheppard 3134.

LCN: 13960940


Copy number: B-411(1)

Binding: Old parchment; two ties lost.

Size: 294 × 223 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 288 × 208 mm.

Early marginal notes and pointing hands in both red and black ink.

Paragraph marks are supplied in red ink. Running headings supplied irregularly in black ink. Irregular manuscript foliation in black ink. Title, ‘Boetius in Topica', in black ink on lower edge of leaves.

Provenance: Two shelfmarks on pastedown: ‘T‑3' and ‘G.3'. Purchased from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 212, no. 12, for 75 Marks; see Library Bills, 30 Nov. 1896.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Inc. d. I98.1484.1.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I2.1484.1.

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