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Bod-Inc: P-224

Petrus Lombardus

Sententiarum libri IV.


Analysis of Content

a2r Petrus Lombardus: ‘Prologus.’ See P‑221.

a2r ‘Rubrice 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.


Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 10 May 1481. Folio.


Collation: [a–d8.6 e6 f g8 h i6 k–m8 n o6 p8 q–s6 t8 v x6 y8 z A B6].


ISTC: ip00481000

Hain: H *10188;

Goff: Goff P‑481;

BMC: BMC II 420;

Proctor: Pr 2002;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑378; CIBN P‑240; Oates 995; Sack, Freiburg, 2790; Sheppard 1465.

LCN: 14491546


Copy number: P-224(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards; two clasps and catches lost. On both covers intersecting triple fillets form the outer frame within which is a cresting roll. Triple fillets form a second frame within which is a foliate, floral, and medallion roll. Further triple fillets form a frame. Fillets form the inner frame within which is a foliate and bird roll. Triple fillets form the inner rectangle, which is decorated with the cresting roll. Author and title at the head of the spine in black ink. Scars of index tabs on [a4], [h1], and [o1]. Paper label at the head of the spine bearing the number ‘1444'.

Size: 324 × 212 × 52 mm.

Size of leaf: 302 × 195 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations.

Three- to eight-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red, blue, or interlocked red and blue; paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance: Dingolfing, Bavaria, Franciscans; inscription on [a2r] in a seventeenth-century hand (after 1624, the year of the foundation of the house): ‘Ad PP Francis. Dinglfinge pro bibliotheca'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' in black ink on the recto of the front endleaf; ‘659' in pencil on the front pastedown, and ‘Inc. 659' on a paper slip now attached to the front endleaf. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.26.

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