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Bod-Inc: J-099

Johannes XXI, Pont. Max.

Summulae logicales.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.] ‘Petri Hispani Tractauum textus cum quibusdam brevioribus punctis et complusculis argumentis quibus pueri sese exercitare valebunt quantum ad primum secundum et quartum tratatum quibus cognitis fale est ad altiora conscendere et subtiliora attingere.’

A1v [Preamble.] Incipit: ‘Circa initium logice quedam preambulariter queruntur. [Q]ueritur quot sunt habitus intellectuales . . .’

A2r [A comment on the preamble.] Incipit: ‘Arguitur subiectum primi tractatus . . .’ Books 1 and 2 only, each preceded by a preamble and a comment on the preamble.

A2r Petrus Hispanus [Johannes XXI, Pont. Max.]: Summulae logicales. Incipit: ‘[D]ialectica est ars artium scientia scientiarum ad omnium methodorum principia viam habens . . .’ Treatises I–IV. Peter of Spain, Tractatus, ed. L. M. de Rijk, Philosophical Texts and Studies 22 (Assen, 1972), 1-54; see Mullally no. 17. The text of tractatus I‑III closely resembles the text as published by de Rijk, whereas tractatus IV varies significantly.

A2v [Commentary.] Incipit: ‘Notandum est quod ars accipitur dupliciter, uno modo proprie . . .’ The text is followed by Quaestiones and commentaries.

D2v [Note on accidentia temporis.] ‘Quod sequuntur non sunt de textu Petri Hispani.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uando est quod in accidentia temporis in re temporali . . .’ This text is inserted between book II chapters 28 and 29 (as counted by de Rijk).


Imprint: Deventer: Richard Pafraet, 25 Jan. 1491. 4°.


Collation: A8 B4 C6 D4 E6.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ij00232250

Hain: C 2985;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Campbell 1398; HPT I 108-11; ILC 1329; not in Sheppard.


Copy number: J-099(1)

Bound with:
1. Introductorium iuvenum in artem grammaticam puerilia cuncta breviter utiliterque complectens. Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, 1513;
2. Aelius Donatus, Ars minor. Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, 1512;
3. Remigius the grammarian, Dominus que pars. [Deventer]: Jacobus de Breda, [c.1510];
4. Hermannus Torrentinus, In Alexandrum utilissima commentaria . . . [Deventer]: Theodoricus de Borne, 1513;
5. Alexander grammaticus, Secunda pars doctrinalis Alexandri familiari ac compendiaria expositione enarrata . . . Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, 1511;
6. Kempo Thessaliensis, Secunda commentariorum . . . in secundam doctrinalis Alexandri . . . Deventer: Theodoricus de Borne, 1513;
8. Marcus Tullius Cicero, Oratiuncule elegantiores ex diversis . . . epistolis . . . [Deventer?: n. pr., 1513?];
9. Publius Ovidius Naso, Orationes familiares et elegantissime ex omnibus . . . libris formate. Quinetiam versus quidam integri notatu digni eiusdem poete cum expositione vocabulorum magis difficilium per Hermannum Torrentinum . . . [Deventer]: Theodoricus de Borne, [15]13.

Binding: Contemporary parchment. ‘273' on a circular label at tail of the spine; ‘L' printed on a square red label on the spine.

Size: 207 × 155 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 145 mm.

A fourteenth-century(?) manuscript leaf, in German, found as a book-mark, is now the front endleaf. Incipit: ‘Here vorbarme dy vnser Cryste vorbarme dy vnser here vorbarme dy vnser pater noster . . .' Three more leaves consist of eighteenth/nineteenth-century typographical and bibliographical notes relating to the book.

Extensively annotated in Latin and Dutch with commentaries, references to classical and humanist authors, and with classical and humanist poetry, in an early Dutch hand in the margins and on half-leaves inserted regularly throughout the book.

Coloured woodcuts. Capital strokes and line fillers in red.

Provenance: Johannes Recklinckhusen (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on the back of the upper cover: ‘Ad Ioannem Recklinckhusen hic pertinet codex'. Johannes ab Ulenbroeck (sixteenth/seventeenth century); inscription on upper cover: ‘Joannes Ab Ulenbroeck est poßeßor huius libri', and on A1r of item 1: ‘Ad ioannes ab Ulenbroeck est meus herus'. Peter van Musschenbroek (1692-1761).; purchased at his sale, 9 Oct. 1826, for Fl. 5. 2 stuiver; see Bibliotheca Musschenbroekiana (Leiden, 1826), 55 lot 828. Probably the book purchased for £4. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1827), 19.

SHELFMARK: 4° Z 95(7) Art.

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