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Bod-Inc: J-159

Johannes Gallensis

Summa collationum, sive Communiloquium.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] ‘Tabula prima'. Incipit: ‘[C]um collectionis huius que potest dici summa collectionum siue communiloquium . . .’

[a6r] [Johannes] Gallensis: ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[C]um doctor siue predicator euangelicus sapientibus et insipientibus debitor sit . . .’

[a9r] [Johannes] Gallensis: Summa collationum, sive Communiloquium. ‘Prima distinctio . . .’ Incipit: ‘[E]t quoniam respublica vt dictum est in communi est velut quoddam corpus compaginatum ex membris . . .’ See Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 958; Glorieux, Répertoire, 322a; Bloomfield 1086.

[v9r] [Colophon.] Incipit: ‘Vigore motoris primi immobilis nullam magnitudinem habentis explicit Galensis summa venustissima . . .’

[x1r] ‘Tabula secunda'. Incipit: ‘[I]sta sequens tabula per alphabetum est super communiloquium. Quod primo diuiditur in partes tres . . . [A]bacatro ducti sunt . . .’


Imprint: Augsburg: Anton Sorg, 1475. Folio.


Collation: [a10+1 b–f10 g–m8.10 n10 o–t10.8 v8+1 x10 y8].


ISTC: ij00330000

Hain: H *7442;

Goff: Goff J‑330;

BMC: BMC II 342;

Proctor: Pr 1644;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑575; CIBN J‑222; J. V. Scholderer, ‘The Early Editions of Johannes Vallensis', National Library of Wales Journal, 3 (1944), 76-9; Sheppard 1222-3.

LCN: 14487213


Copy number: J-159(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [y8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter red morocco over marbled pasteboards.

Size: 303 × 210 × 43 mm.

Size of leaf: 296 × 203 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, but also commenting on and correcting the text, and pointing hands in an early hand.

Woodcut initials coloured in red. Paragraph marks, underlining of chapter headings, and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Treuttell and Würtz; sale (1817), lot 612; note by Heber on the front endleaf. Purchased by Heber for £0. 12. 6, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 7 (1835), lot 2552, sold for £0. 5. 6. J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837); note on the front endleaf; purchased at his sale (1837), lot 200, for £0. 6. 6; see Books Purchased (1837), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.53.

Copy number: J-159(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter red morocco over marbled pasteboards, with gilt-edged leaves; bound for Bywater.

Size: 305 × 208 × 41 mm.

Size of leaf: 297 × 200 mm.

A few marginal notes, correcting the text, ‘nota' marks, and a few signatures in an early hand. A few other marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and some underlining, in red ink in a later hand.

Provenance: Dinkelsbühl, Bavaria, Carmelites; very faint inscription on [a2r]: ‘Pertinet FF. Carmeli Dinckelspil:'. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1810. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. D 3.12.

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