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Rainerius de Pisis

Pantheologia, sive Summa universae theologiae.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] Jacobus Florentinus(?): ‘In primam tabulam sequentem super pantheologia prefatio'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uia in summa Rainerii que alias pantheologia vocatur . . .’

[*2r] [Table of biblical quotations.] It is followed by an alphabetical list of incipits and an alphabetical list of subjects, each introduced by a prologue.

[a1r] Jacobus Florentinus: ‘Prefatio' [addressed to] Cardinal Branda Castiglione. Incipit: ‘[C]ommotus incitatusque prestantissime pater . . .’

[a1v] Rainerius de Pisis: Pantheologia, sive Summa universae theologiae. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[A].a.a. domine deus ecce nescio loqui . . .’

[a2r] Rainerius de Pisis: Pantheologia, sive Summa universae theologiae. Edited by Jacobus Florentinus(?). Incipit: ‘[A]bsolutio. Circa absolutionem quatuor per ordinem sunt notanda . . .’ See Kaeppeli III 292-3 no. 3429.


Imprint: Nuremberg: Johann Sensenschmidt and Heinrich Kefer, 8 Apr. 1473. Folio.


Collation: [*10 ** ***8 ****6 a–k10 l8 m6 n o10 p–r8 s t10 v x8 y z [et] [con]10 [rum]12 A–D10 E F12 G–I10 K8 L6 M–P10 Q8 R6 aa–nn10 oo12 pp10 qq10+1 rr–zz [et et] [con con] [rum rum]10 [us us]12 AA–PP10].


ISTC: ir00005000

Hain: H *13015;

Goff: Goff R‑5;

BMC: BMC II 405;

Proctor: Pr 1959;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑1; CIBN R‑4; Oates 976; Sheppard 1401.

LCN: 14065339


Copy number: R-001(1)

Bound in two volumes.

Wanting the blank leaves [*1], [****6], [r8], [aa1], and [PP8-10].

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over bevelled wooden boards, with two metal catches. Corner-pieces and centre-piece lost. Double fillets form a frame. Within the fillets a repeated foliate staff. Vertical double fillets divide the inner rectangle into three rectangular compartments. In the left-hand rectangle a repeated lozenge-shaped decorative stamp. Within the fillets a square rosette stamp. The central rectangle is decorated with a lozenge-shaped double-headed eagle stamp and an acorn stamp. Within the second line of fillets a skull stamp. In the right-hand rectangular compartment a different lozenge-shaped decorative stamp. Early manuscript title along the lower edges of both volumes: ‘Panth. 1[/2] liber'. Yellow-edged leaves. Pigskin index tabs. Strips from a twelfth-century noted Sacramentary are visible in the binding of both volumes.

Size: 425 × 290 × 117/102 mm.

Size of leaf: 408 × 282 mm.

The first gathering of volume 1 presents the catchwords in a contemporary hand. Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early hand, also some underlining in red and some ‘nota' marks. On the front pastedown of volume 2 is a list of contents in an early hand.

The first four leaves of volume 1 and the first two leaves of volume 2 are rubricated.

Provenance: On the front pastedown of both volumes arms dated 1512: party per chapé, or and sable, a bell of the first; crest, a cock with bell in beak. William Henry Lunn (†1815); in the upper left-hand corner of the front pastedown of volume 1 a printed label: ‘Lunn's Classical Library, Soho Square'. Purchased for £2. 17. 0; see Books Purchased (1826), 13.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. Y 2.8/9.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 2.20,21.

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