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Bod-Inc: D-174

Duns Scotus, Johannes

Quaestiones in quartum librum Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Duns Scotus, Johannes: Quaestiones in quartum librum Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense 4. Incipit: ‘[S]amaritanus ille piissimus spoliatum videns hominem et atrociter . . . sic inquit bonos angelos eternitate siue in eterna . . .’ See D‑166; Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, no. 421 iv and Glorieux, Répertoire, no. 344r.

[G5r] ‘Tabula de ordine questionum'.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: C. W.], 1474. Folio.

Remarks: The printer has been identified tentatively as Clas Wencker or Conrad Wolfach.


Collation: [a–c10 d8 e–l10 m8 n6 o10 p8 q–z A B10 C12 D–F10 G8].


ISTC: id00377000

GW: GW 9084;

Hain: HC, Addenda *6430 = H 6429;

Goff: Goff D‑377;

BMC: BMC I 82;

Proctor: Pr 342;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑312; Rhodes 709; Sheppard 279-80.

LCN: 14341649


Copy number: D-174(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [G8].

Sheet [q2.9] misbound as [q5.6].

Binding: Contemporary pigskin over wooden boards; five bosses on each cover and two clasps lost. On each cover triple fillets form concentric intersecting frames; the inner rectangle is divided by further sets of triple fillets into triangular compartments. Contemporary manuscript label on the upper cover; manuscript labels on spine, including shelfmark ‘A.33'.

Size: 400 × 295 × 98 mm.

Size of leaf: 385 × 275 mm.

On [a2r] an eight-line initial ‘S' is supplied in blue with red decoration, dots, and extension into the margin. Other initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Andechs, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Nicolaus; inscription in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand on [a2r]: ‘Iste liber attinet venerabili cenobio Sancti Nicolai in Anndezz ordinis Sancti Benedicti'; armorial book-plate, with the arms of the monastery and of Michael Einslin, abbot 1610-40; see Warnecke no. 43. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' and shelfmark ‘Inc. Typ. Nro 943'. Purchased for £1. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1842), 38.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 2.22.

Copy number: D-174(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century English blind-tooled calf, bound for the Bodleian Library. Leather index tabs.

Size: 406 × 300 × 72 mm.

Size of leaf: 394 × 283 mm.

Early marginal annotations, some in red.

Initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; some running numbers are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Erfurt, Thuringia, Carthusians; an inscription in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand on [a1r]: ‘Iste liber est ordinis Carthusiensis et pertinet ad domum Erffordensem eiusdem ordinis'. Acquired between 1835 and 1847; see Catalogus (1843), Appendix 285; the shelfmark may indicate an acquisition date of c.1840.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.6.

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