Duns Scotus, Johannes
Quaestiones in quartum librum Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense (ed. Johannes Grillot and Antonius Capellus).
Analysis of Content
a2r Petrus Lombardus: Liber Sententiarum IV. ed. Brady (1981), 231-560.
a2r Duns Scotus, Johannes: Quaestiones in quartum librum Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense 4. Edited by Johannes Grillot and Antonius Capellus, as stated on the title-page. 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.
2A1r [Introduction to the Tabula, addressed to] the reader. Incipit: ‘Candide lector, ne in hoc aureo volumine quicumque oberres . . .’
Imprint: Paris: André Bocard, for Jean Richard, Jean Petit, and Durand Gerlier, 23 Nov. 1497. Folio.
Collation: a–z [et] [con] A–K8 L M6 A–C8.
GW: GW 9085;
Hain: HC 6431;
Goff: Goff D‑378;
Proctor: Pr 8160;
Others: Sheppard 6389.
Copy number: D-175(1)
For this copy see Coates–Jensen 251, no. 15 (with catalogue number given as Bod-inc. D‑178).
Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled calf over bevelled wooden boards; two clasps lost; rebacked. On both covers fillets form an outer border, within which is a large rosette stamp and a square dragon stamp. Intersecting triple fillets form a double frame; within the outer is the dragon stamp and a small circular rosette stamp. The inner rectangle is divided by triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments decorated with all three stamps. All stamps worn.
Size: 295 × 212 × 68 mm.
Size of leaf: 284 × 196 mm.
Copious early marginal notes, commenting on the text, and underlining in the text. Pen-trials and scribbles on C8v: in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand: ‘and I wyll be [ ] loke wyll a pon thys boke'.
Provenance: John Howseman (fl. 1496/7); signature on a1r. John Kington (Kyngton) (†1536); see Watson–Ker 52, 106; inscription on C8v: ‘Liber doctoris Kyngton'. Probably acquired after 1843; not in 1843 catalogue.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.9.
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