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Bod-Inc: G-167

Gorris, Guilelmus

Scotus pauperum.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Gorris, Guilelmus: [Letter addressed to] Alphonsus de Aragona, Archbishop of Saragoza. Incipit: ‘Reverendissimo in Christo patri et illustrissimo domino . . . [N]on sum nescius reverendissime in Christo pater . . .’

a2r [Colophon.]

a2r Gorris, Guilelmus: Scotus pauperum. Incipit: ‘Quanquam conponendi codices libera facultas in infinitum . . .’

ee1r [Table of contents.]


Imprint: [Speier: Peter Drach, c.1492]. 4°.

Remarks: IGI and Pellechet assign to [Toulouse: Henricus Mayer].


Collation: a–c8 d e6 f–h8 i–l6 m n8 o p6 q r8 s t6 v x8 y z6 aa–cc8 dd ee6 ff8.


ISTC: ig00321000

GW: GW 10961;

Hain: [H?]C 6456;

Goff: Goff G‑325;

Proctor: Pr 1387;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑230; Hillard 900; IGI 4351; Oates 3256; Pellechet 5283; Sheppard 1731.

LCN: 14554229


Copy number: G-167(1)

Wanting the blank leaf ff8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; marbled pastedowns; bound for the Bodleian Library. ‘Scotus pauperum in quatuor libris' along the lower edge.

Size: 209 × 144 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 130 mm.

A five-line initial is supplied in red on a2r; two- and three-line initials, capitals strokes, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red.

Provenance: Tegernsee, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Quirinus; on the front endleaf arms of Tegernsee in pen and ink (see Kyriß pl. 69 no. a), followed by the manuscript inscription: ‘Attinet monasterio Te= | gernsee, illigatus | anno domini et cetera 1494'; above the title-page another inscription in the same hand: ‘Emptus est liber anno domini etc. | 1493. Et sunt 29 quaterni vel 204. | Et attinet monasterio Tegernsee'. On the verso of the front endleaf another inscription in the same hand: ‘Contenta huius libri. Scotus pauperum | Summa sancti Tho | me de Officio sa | cerdotis'; item 2 is preceded by ‘Nota' and followed by ‘Quere post finem huius libri', all in red ink, suggesting that this book was previously bound with an edition of pseudo-Thomas Aquinas, De officio sacerdotis; see Thomas Aquinas, Opera omnia VII 714-18. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; shelfmark on the front endleaf: ‘Inc. s. a. 908 h'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.20.

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