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Bod-Inc: G-296

Guilelmus Alvernus

Opera (ed. Petrus Danhauser).


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*2r] ‘Inuentarium eorum que hoc libro contineantur.’

[*2v] Danhauser Petrus: [Letter addressed to] Theodoricus Ulsenius. ‘Nominatissimo archyatro utriusque medicine doctori domino Theoderico Ulsenio Phriseo . . . salutem dicit'. Incipit: ‘Si fieri posse censerem . . .’

[*3r] Ulsenius, Theodoricus: [Letter addressed to] Petrus Danhauser. ‘Theodoricus Ulsenius Noricius archyatrus Petro Danhusio artium magistro Noricio ciui salutem dicit.’ Incipit: ‘Habes nunc mi Petre quod tantopere optasti . . .’ Dated 31 Mar. 1496.

[*3v] ‘Sequuntur descriptiones quarundam virtutum et viciorum.’ Incipit: ‘[A]ffectus est officiose charitatis studium vel merito vel nature penso conductum . . .’

a1r Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: Opera. Edited by Petrus Danhauser. ‘Prologus in tractatu de fide et legibus Guilhelmi Parisiensis.’ Incipit: ‘[I]n ordine sapientialium diuinaliumque scientiarum . . .’

a1v Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De fide. Pars I.] ‘[I]ncipiamus igitur cum dei adiutorio et dicamus . . .’ Guilelmus Alvernus, Opera omnia (Paris, 1674, reprinted Frankfurt am Main, 1963), I 2-18.

b5v Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De legibus.] ‘[I]am igitur expediuimus nos auxilio dei . . .’ Opera omnia, I 18-102.

l1v Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De virtutibus.] ‘[P]ostquam claruit ex ordine ipso rerum . . .’ Opera omnia, I 102-191.

x6r Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De moribus.] ‘[P]ost hec autem aggredimur cum dei auxilio . . . Opera omnia, I 191-260.

ee8v Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De vitiis et peccatis.] ‘[A]ggrediemur huius tractatus partem terciam . . .’ Opera omnia, I 260-93.

ii5v Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De temptationibus et resistentiis.] ‘[P]ost hec ordine suo promissa superius exoluentes . . . Opera omnia, I 293-309.

ll4v Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De meritis.] ‘[P]ost hec eo ordine quo prediximus . . .’ Opera omnia, I 310-15.

mm2v Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De retributionibus sanctorum.] ‘[P]ost hec autem loquemur de retributionibus sanctorum . . .’ Opera omnia, I 315-28.

oo1r Guilelmus Alvernus, Episcopus Parisiensis: [De immortalitate animae.] ‘Incipit tractatus Guilhermi Parisiensis de immortalitate anime.’ Incipit: ‘[N]osse autem debes ex aliis . . .’ Opera omnia, I 329-36.

oo6r Rosenbach, Johannes: ‘Registrum.’ [Alphabetical table of contents.]

tt4r Rosenbach, Johannes: ‘Tabule precedentis intellectus.’ Incipit: ‘[E]go autem vermis et non homo . . .’

tt5v Rosenbach, Johannes: ‘Dubitationes operis suprascripti.’ [Subject index.]

tt4r Rosenbach, Johannes: ‘Pro intellectu tabule precedentis.’ Incipit: ‘Notandum primo quod numerus algoristicus . . .’ Dated 26 Mar. 1440.


Imprint: [Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs, after 31 Mar. 1496]. Folio.


Collation: [*4] a–g8 h–z6 aa–ff8 gg–tt6.


ISTC: ig00708000

GW: GW 11862;

Hain: HC *8300;

Goff: Goff G‑708;

BMC: BMC II 470;

Proctor: Pr 2275;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑474; Hillard 971; Oates 1094-5; Sack, Freiburg, 1701; Sheppard 1645-6.

LCN: 14457903


Copy number: G-296(1)

For this volume see Coates–Jensen 255, no. 22.

Bound with:
2. Guilelmus Alvernus, De sacramentis. [Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs, not after 1497] (G‑299(1));
3. Guilelmus Alvernus, De universo. [Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs, not after 1497] (G‑300(1)).

Binding: Eighteenth-century English plain calf over bevelled wooden boards, probably covering earlier binding; possibly rebacked in the nineteenth century; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. ‘14' across the upper part of fore-edge.

Size: 300 × 207 × 104 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 183 mm.

Marginal annotations, extracting key words, in two different early hands, one of which is that of Edward Medley. Early section numbering in brown ink in the upper right-hand corner.

Provenance: Ralph Woburn (†1538); inscription on [*1v] of item 1: ‘Radulphus Woburn me possidet'. Edward Medley (fl. c.1512-15); inscription on [*3r]: ‘Edwardi Medley sumptuque liber venit iste'. Acquired by 1605; see James, Catalogus (1605), 11, with shelfmark: ‘P 9. 4 Th.' not found in the book; James, Catalogus (1620), 374; Hyde, Catalogus (1674), I 24.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: P 3. 14 Th.; P 8. 14 Th.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 4.2(1).

Copy number: G-296(2)

Binding: Sixteenth-century gold-tooled leather over pasteboards, stamped with the arms of Ferdinand Martins Mascarenhas, Bishop of Faro, on which is superimposed the armorial stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover. ‘27' across the upper part of fore-edge. Bound as a set with G‑299(2) and G‑300(2).

Size: 270 × 183 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 262 × 167 mm.

Provenance: Ferdinand Mascarenhas, Bishop of Faro (†1628). Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1566-1601). Presented in 1600 by Robert Devereux; see James, ‘Catalogus' (1602), fol. 106r; James, Catalogue (1605), 119; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 5 [but with incorrect Bod-inc. no.].

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: P 6. 4 Th.; MM 26 Th.; Auct. 1Q 4.4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 4.3.

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