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Bod-Inc: G-312

Guilelmus Ockham

Dialogus, et al.


Analysis of Content

Part I.

[a2r] [Title-page.]

[a2r] [Quaestiones principales.] Incipit: ‘Primum librum inuestigat ad quos theologos vel canonistas . . .’

[b7r] ‘Tabula aurea.’

[c1r] Guilelmus Ockham: Dialogus [part I]. Incipit: ‘[I]n omnibus curiosus existis nec me desinis infestare quis, enim ob multos editos . . .’ Monarchia S. Romani imperii, ed. M. Goldast, 3 vols (Hannover and Frankfurt 1611-14; repr. Graz 1960), II 398-739; see Thorndike–Kibre 700; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 2136; an edition by J. Kilcullen is in preparation.

[K11v] [Colophon.]

Part II.

[2a2r] Guilelmus Ockham: [Dialogus part II.] Incipit: ‘Tractatus secundus huius operis siue secunda pars principalis est de dogmatibus pape . . .’ ed. Goldast II 740-70.

[2f2r] [Docking, Thomas(?): Note about the senses of scripture.] Incipit: ‘[S]ecundum Bokkyg super sacram scripturam quatuor sunt sensus scripture . . .’ On this work and its author see Guilelmus Ockham, Opera politica, IV, ed. H. S. Offler, Auctores Britannici medii aevi, 14 (Oxford, 1997), 11-12.

[2f2r] Guilelmus Ockham: Compendium errorum Johannis papae XXII. Ockham, Opera politica, IV, 14-77; see Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 2136.

Part III.

[3a2r] Guilelmus Ockham: [Dialogus part III.] Incipit: ‘[S]alomonis vtcunque sequendo vestigia proposui in animo meo . . .’ ed. Goldast II 771-870.

[2k1r] Guilelmus Ockham: [Dialogus part III, tract II]. Incipit: ‘[S]cripture diuine Romanos pro tempore quo mundi imperium acquirere . . .’ ed. Goldast II 870-957.


Imprint: Paris: [Printer of Ockam], 5 July 1476. Folio.


Collation: Part I: [a b8 c–g10 h–p8.10 q–t8 v–z10.8 A–C8 D10 E F8 G10 H I8 K12]; part II: [2a–d10 e8 f g10]; part III: [3a–f10 g–i8 k–n10 o–s8].

Remarks: The collation of part III, noted by Sheppard, differs from GW which collates [` . . . l10 m8 n10 o–q8 r10 s8 ‘].


ISTC: io00008000

GW: GW 11907;

Hain: HC 11937;

Goff: Goff O‑8;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑501; Claudin II 366; Hillard 949; Rhodes 1255; Sheppard 6124-6.

LCN: 14767012


Copy number: G-312(1)

Wanting part I, and [2 c–e]; also the blank leaves [2 a1], [2 f1], [2 g10], [3 a1], and [2 s8].

Bound in the following order: part II gatherings [f–g]: the Compendium; part III; part II, first 2 gatherings [a–b]. Leaf [3 g1] is bound between [3 h2] and [3 h3]; sheet [r3.6] has been misbound within sheet [r4.5].

Binding: Eighteenth-century French faded red morocco, with triple gold fillets on each cover, gold-tooled spine, and marbled pastedowns; perhaps bound by Weir.

Size: 269 × 217 × 37 mm.

Size of leaf: 260 × 192 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations.

The text is enclosed within red rules, probably by Mrs Weir; the leaves are numbered in the gutters.

Provenance: Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811); see Catalogue of a Cabinet of Books lately imported from France (London: Leigh and Sotheby, 18 May 1789), lot 1212, sold to [Charles?] Marsh for £0. 5. 0. Charles Marsh (1735-1812); not found in sale (London: J. Christie, 1 Feb. 1816). Ticket ‘761' on the recto of the front endleaf. Labels on spine: ‘M 16' (petal-shaped label, edged in red), and ‘1/11' on a circular white label. Sotheby's, catalogue 24 May 1965, lot 22A; unsigned note [in the hand of David Rogers] on a slip of paper attached to the rear pastedown: ‘Offered in Sotheby's catalogue 24 May 1965, lot 22A, but failing to reach reserve price, bought in by the owners for £160.’ Purchased in 1965.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. F1.1476.1.

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