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Bod-Inc: J-155

Johannes de Fonte

Compendium librorum sententiarum.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘[C]upientes aliquid de penuria ac tenuitate nostra cum paupercula in gazophilacium domini mittere . . .’

[a2v] [Table of contents.]

[c1r] Johannes de Fonte: Compendium librorum Sententiarum. Incipit: ‘[A]d preces studentium dum essem lector in monte Pessulano . . . Veteris ac noue legis. Distinctio prima habet conclusiones decem. Prima est quod tractatus sacre pagine . . .’ See J‑154.


Imprint: [Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder], 11 Dec. 1479. Folio.


Collation: [a–l8 m6].


ISTC: ij00314500

Hain: C 2550;

Proctor: Pr 1043;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑392; CIBN J‑210; Oates 531; Sheppard 797; Voulliéme, Köln, 656.

LCN: 14487297


Copy number: J-155(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; bound for the Bodleian.

Size: 293 × 197 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 190 mm.

A few marginal and interlinear notes, mainly correcting and commenting on the text, in an early hand.

On [c1r] a four-line initial ‘A' is supplied in red with reserved white decoration and purple pen-work decoration extending into the margin. Other initials, paragraph marks, underlining of chapter headings, and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 4. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 38 (`Theologiæ fons').

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.44.

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