Sententiarum libri IV.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] [Petrus Lombardus: Prologue.] ‘Prologus.’ See P‑221.
[a1v] ‘Capitula primi libri.’ See P‑221.
[a4r] [Petrus Lombardus: Sententiarum libri IV.] See P‑221. Each book is preceded by a table of contents, as listed in Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 1, but without the prologues to books 2 and 3; the prologue to book 4 follows the table of contents for that book.
Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggestein, before 1471]. Folio.
Remarks: As dated by CIBN; BSB‑Ink dates [c.1471], Sack and Kurt Ohly, ‘Ein unbeachteter illustrierter Druck Eggesteins', Gb Jb (1953), 50-61 at 51 date [not after 1471], IGI [c.1466], Sheppard [c.1470].
Collation: [a–h A–E10 F10+1 aa–dd10 ee8+1 AA–FF10 GG HH8].
Remarks: Collation as BMC, except for [ee], which collates as BSB‑Ink (BMC collates [ee8+1]).
Hain: H *10183;
Goff: Goff P‑479;
BMC: BMC I 67;
Proctor: Pr 259;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑376; CIBN P‑237; IGI 7633; Sack, Freiburg, 2788; Sheppard 175.
Copy number: P-222(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [HH8].
Leaf [F9] of the BMC collation is misbound after [GG4].
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, bound for the Bodleian Library.
Size: 417 × 313 × 63 mm.
Size of leaf: 398 × 280 mm.
On [a1r] an inhabited six-line German initial ‘C' is supplied in pink with acanthus scrolling on a cream ground within a red frame; the area defined by the letter contains an angel in pink, red, yellow and blue on a green and blue ground, supporting a shield bearing the arms of ‘Gregor Fritz' (Sheppard): argent, an oak twig with acorn between leaves with intertwining stems vert; there is a foliate extension into the upper margin in green; there is foliate decoration in the inner and lower margins in green, pink, maroon, blue, red, and gold, surmounted at the head of the inner margin by a bird in grey, black, pink, and red. On [a4r] a six-line German initial ‘V' is supplied in blue with acanthus scrolling in white and with red pen-work decoration, all on a gold ground edged in red, with red pen-work extensions, and with foliate extensions into the upper margin in green, maroon, pink, white, and gold, surmounted by a bird in white, red, black, and yellow. On [A1r] a five-line German initial ‘Q' is supplied in green with acanthus scrolling in black and with red pen-work decoration, all on a gold ground edged in red, and with foliate extensions into the margins in green, red, blue, pink, white, maroon, and gold. On [aa2v] a five-line initial ‘C' is supplied in pink with acanthus scrolling on a gold ground with decoration in green and yellow, all edged in red, and with foliate extensions into the margin in green, pink, maroon, and white. On [AA3v] a five-line initial ‘S' is supplied in gold on a pink and maroon ground edged in red, and with extensions into the margins in green, blue, pink, maroon, red, and gold. Other one- to three-line initials (many with extensions into the margins) and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; capital strokes are supplied in red.
Provenance: Unidentified coat of arms; see note, above. Duplicate from Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil on [a1r], number ‘3670' on the recto of the front endleaf. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 2.8.
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