Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: G-333A

Guilelmus Peraldus

Summa de virtutibus et vitiis.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [First title-page for the tables.]

[*1v] ‘Titulorum summarii summe virtutum et vitiorum annotatio'.

[*2r] ‘Summarium summe virtutum et vitiorum per figuras'. Incipit: ‘[F]ides generat victoriam, iusticiam, gloriam . . .’

Part I.

aa1r [Second title-page for ‘Annotatio'.]

aa1v [Note on the table of contents, followed by the table.] ‘Principalium sententiarum summe virtutum et vitiorum annotatio'. Incipit: ‘[A]d noticiam infra positorum super summam virtutum et vitiorum sciendum quod . . .’

a1r [Third title-page.]

a1v ‘Sequentis operis titulo summe virtutum et vitiorum insigniti generalis distinctio cum summaria ordinataque annotatione materiarum in eo comprehensarum'. [Table of contents for part I.]

a4r Guilelmus Peraldus: Summa de virtutibus. ‘Reuerendissimi ac eximii sacre theologie doctoris fratris Guilhelmi Paraldi episcopi Lugdunensis ex sacro ordine predicatorum. In librum primum qui Summa virtutum appellatur.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um circa vtilia studere debeamus . . . [S]i separaueris preciosum a vili . . .’ See G‑332.

Part II.

A1v ‘Annotatio materiarum Summe vitiorum'. [Table of contents for part II.]

A5r Guilelmus Peraldus: Summa de vitiis. ‘Reuerendissimi ac eximii sacre theologie doctoris fratris Guilhelmi Paraldi episcopi Lugdunensis ex sacro ordine predicatorum. Secundus liber qui vocatur Summa vitiorum feliciter incipit.’ Incipit: ‘[D]icturi de singulis vitiis cum oportunitas se offert . . . [P]rimo dicemus de his que faciunt ad detestationem huius vitii . . .’ See G‑332.


Imprint: Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1497. 4°.


Collation: [*14] aa8 bb4 a–x8 y6 A–R8 S6.

Remarks: Gathering [*] is numbered, but not signed; the first leaf is not numbered, the leaves thereafter being numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.


ISTC: ip00086000

Hain: HC *12390;

Goff: Goff P‑86;


Proctor: Pr 7612;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑525; Sack, Freiburg, 1758; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 15480506


Copy number: G-333A(1)

Slight damage and repair to corner of e1; leaf f7 torn.

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards; two clasps and catches; turquoise-edged leaves. Labels, bearing the name of the author and the title of the work, at the head of the spine, also scars of earlier labels; paper label numbered ‘10' towards the tail of the spine. On both covers fillets form a border within which is a foliate roll. Fillets form a inner frame within which is an ornamental roll. Further fillets form the inner rectangle which is blank.

Size: 198 × 145 × 57 mm.

Size of leaf: 189 × 133 mm.

Early annotations, including extraction of key words and notes structuring the text, also ‘nota' marks and underlining in the text in black, red and green.

Provenance: Simon Grassius (sixteenth century?); cancelled inscription on [*1r]: ‘Simonis Grassij Sepusiensis'. Thomas Sigilius (sixteenth/seventeenth century); inscription on [*1r]: ‘Ex bibliotheca R. patris Thomae Sigilij Suitanien[sis] [ ] 604 [ ]'. Lucerne, Switzerland, unidentified monastery; inscription on [*1r] in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand: ‘Conuentus Lucensis'; shelfmark above inscription: ‘ 74'. Suzanne Schulz-Falster. Purchased out of the Roy Sowers Fund from Schulz-Falster in 2002 for £5200; see ledger (2002/3), no. 101; label on the front pastedown.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. GS2.3.

Go to top of page