Logica parva (ed. Boninus Mombritius).
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Paulus Venetus: [Logica parva]. Edited by Boninus Mombritius. Incipit: ‘[C]onspiciens in circuitu librorum . . .’ See Perreiah 40-1 no. 12; Ashworth, ‘Traditional Logic', 149-50.
[k6r] Mombritius, Boninus: [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Quid ratio possit logices arguta probandi | Dogmata, de Veneto littore Paule doces'; 5 elegiac distichs. Saxius 147.
Imprint: Milan: Christophorus Valdarfer, 14 Dec. 1474. 4°.
Collation: [a–i8 k6].
Leaves: 78 leaves.
Hain: HR 12500;
Goff: Goff P‑220;
Proctor: Pr 5876;
Others: CIBN P‑86; Rhodes 1334; Sheppard 4885.
Copy number: P-062(1)
Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with metal bosses, two metal catches, and remains of clasps; yellow-edged leaves. Triple fillets form an intersecting frame. On the upper cover, within the outer frame a floral stamp at each corner and a ‘Maria hilf' scroll, with the letters impressed in reverse. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, decorated with a different floral stamp, a lozenge-shaped acorn stamp, and a stamp with two overlapping tendrils. On the lower cover, within the outer frame the tendrils stamp. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, decorated with both floral stamps. Remains of two paper labels, one at the head of the upper cover, the other at the head of the spine.
Size: 230 × 155 × 25 mm.
Size of leaf: 223 × 155 mm.
Pastedowns consist of two fourteenth-century(?) parchment leaves from a treatise in logic.
Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.
Provenance: Fiecht, Tyrol, Benedictines, S. Josephus (formerly St Georgenberg); inscriptions on [a1r] and [a2r]: ‘Bibliothecae Montis S. Georgii', and ‘Ad Bibliothecam Monasterii Montis S. Georgii 1659'. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1851), 56.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.50.
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