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Bod-Inc: D-061

Diel, Florentius

Modernorum de Collegio Maguntino exercitata librorum Perihermenias.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Diel, Florentius]: ‘Modernorum de Collegio Maguntino exercitata librorum Perihermenias clarissima'. Incipit: ‘[A]nte initium libri Perihermenias queritur primo utrum notitiae . . .’ See Lohr 23 (1967), 408, no. 1; Ludger Kaczmarek, ‘Sprach- und Zeichentheorie in der deutschen Spätscholastik: Gabriel Biel, “Ultimus scholasticorum”, Florentinus Diel, “Primus modernorum”, und die Grammatiker des 15. Jahrhunderts', in Sprachtheorien in Spätantike und Mittelalter, ed. Sten Ebbesen, Geschichte der Sprachtheorie, 3 (Tübingen, 1995), 207-36, esp. 219-21. On the authorship see GW.

a3r [Textus.] Incipit: ‘[P]rimum oportet constituere quid sit nomen et verbum . . .’


Imprint: [Speier: Peter Drach, not before 1490]. Folio.


Collation: a8 b c6 d8 e f6.


ISTC: id00190100

GW: GW 8336;

Hain: H 15184 (II) = HC 11439 = 11440;

Proctor: Pr 2379 (II);

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑135; Sheppard 1724.

LCN: 14479543


Copy number: D-061(1)

Bound with:
1. Florentius Diel, Modernorum summulae logicales. Speier: Peter Drach, [not before 1489] (D‑062);
3. Nicolaus Bonettus, Metaphysica. Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for the heirs of Octavianus Scotus, 11 Oct. 1505.

Binding: Sixteenth/seventeenth-century English (Oxford, 1557-1618?) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, two ties lost; staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover; rebacked. On both covers fillets form five concentric frames; the second and fourth frames are filled with an ornamental roll; see Oldham, Blind-stamped Bindings, pl. liii, roll no. 901 and p. 56.

Size: 302 × 215 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 192 mm.

Provenance: Probably acquired with ‘Modernorum summulae logicales. fo.', mentioned in the Benefactors' Register I 101, bought with money given by Sir Robert Cecil, Viscount Cranborne (1563-1612), in 1605: James, Catalogus (1605), 615; for item 2 see James, Catalogus (1605), 589; all with the shelfmark R 2.14 [Art].

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.8(2).

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