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 vocacur(!) . . .’
[**4r] [Table of biblical quotations.] It is followed by an alphabetical list of incipits and by an alphabetical list of subjects, each introduced by a prologue.
[a2r] Jacobus Florentinus: ‘Prefatio' [addressed to] Cardinal Branda Castiglione. Incipit: ‘[C]ommotus incitatusque prestantissime pater . . .’
[a2v] Rainerius de Pisis: Pantheologia, sive Summa universae theologiae. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[A]. a. a. domine deus ecce nescio loqui . . .’
[a3r] Rainerius de Pisis: Pantheologia, sive Summa universae theologiae. Edited by Jacobus Florentinus(?). ‘Que sit causa effectiua absolutionis. Capitulum primum'. Incipit: ‘[A]bsolutio. Circa absolutionem quatuor per ordinem sunt notanda . . .’ See R‑001.
Imprint: [Nuremberg]: Anton Koberger, 3 Aug. 1474. Folio.
Collation: [*10 **–***8 ****6 a–k10 l8 m6 n–o10 p–r8 s–t10 v–x8 y–z [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], as BMC, not as BSB‑Ink.
Hain: HC *13017;
Goff: Goff R‑7;
BMC: BMC II 412;
Proctor: Pr 1967;
Others: BSB‑Ink R‑3; CIBN R‑5; Hillard 1712; Oates 979; Sheppard 1428.
Copy number: R-003(1)
Bound in two volumes.
Wanting [I6], [GG2,3], [OO6-9]; also the blank leaves [*1], [aa1], [PP8-10]. The upper portion of [a3] torn away.
Binding: Contemporary German (Nuremberg, Kyriß workshop no. 119) blind-tooled leather over wooden boards; rebacked. Five bosses on each cover lost. Triple fillets form an intersecting double frame. Within the outer frame a repeated circular stag stamp and a floral stamp form a border, also a repeated cresting roll. In the inner rectangle a repeated headed-outline tool makes up merrythoughts, each containing a fleuron stamp and a small floral stamp; see Kyriß pl. 239, nos 1-6, 8, 11. Leather index tabs.
Size: 504/505 × 343 × 145/140 mm.
Size of leaf: 475 × 318 mm.
On [*1r] a southern German six-line initial ‘Q' is supplied in blue with acanthus scrolling in white on a burnished gold ground, with foliate and floral extensions into the margin in red, blue, green, yellow, pink, white and gold dots. Similar initials are supplied in pink, blue, green, and blue and brown throughout the book. What is left of [a3r] contains a large floral and foliate border including a bird. Another border on [aa2r]. Some initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue with purple and green pen-work decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Francis Edward Norris (1885-1966). Presented by Norris in 1952: see BLR 4, 3 (1952), 173-5 (this item not listed).
SHELFMARK: Inc. b. G6.1474.1-2.
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