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Bod-Inc: D-176

Duns Scotus, Johannes

Quaestiones selectae (ed. Johannes de Colonia).


Analysis of Content

[1a1r] [Introduction to the Tabula.] Incipit: ‘Operis huius perceleberrimi per fratrem Johannem de Colonia Germanum sacrarum litterarum professorem . . .’

[1a1r] ‘Tabula'.

2a2r Duns Scotus, Johannes: Quaestiones selectae. Edited by Johannes de Colonia, OFM, as stated in the introduction to the Tabula. Incipit: ‘[U]trum angelus habeat notitiam naturalem distinctam essentie diuine . . .’ Collection of 439 ‘quaestiones' drawn from the commentaries on Quatuor libri Sententiarum, Metaphysica Aristotelis, De anima, and from Quodlibeta, brought together in a shortened form, in alphabetical order; see Erich Wegerich, ‘Bio-bibliographische Notizen über Franziskanerlehrer des 15. Jahrhunderts, Franziskanische Studien (1942), 150-97, at 167-9.

qq6r [Colophon.]


Imprint: [Venice]: Vindelinus de Spira, [c.1476-7]. 4°.


Collation: [1a4 1b6+1] 2a8 A6 b–x z aa–oo10 pp8 qq6.


ISTC: id00384000

GW: GW 9092;

Hain: HC *6454;

Goff: Goff D‑384;

BMC: BMC V 248;

Proctor: Pr 4411;

Others: Oates 1766; Sack, Freiburg, 1299; Sheppard 3547.

LCN: 14887470


Copy number: D-176(1)

Gatherings [1 a-b] are bound at the end; gathering [1 a] is preceded by a blank leaf.

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with two metal clasps. On both covers fillets form a border. Further fillets divide the rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, decorated with a palmette-shaped floral stamp or a scroll stamp reading ‘Maria'. Contemporary manuscript label on the upper cover; other later labels on the spine.

Size: 240 × 180 × 95 mm.

Size of leaf: 235 × 158 mm.

Partial rubrication on2 a2r –a4r: on2 a2r a six-line initial supplied in red; paragraph marks supplied in red. Manuscript author and title along the fore-edge in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand.

Provenance: Memmingen, Bavaria, Augustinian Hermits, SS. Johannes et Augustinus; an inscription on a2r: ‘Fratrum Erem. Sancti Augustini Memingae'. Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1851), 20.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.20.

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