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Bod-Inc: T-127

Thomas Aquinas

Expositio et Lectura super Epistolas Pauli Apostoli.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v ‘Tabula'. In alphabetical order, it is introduced by an address to the reader providing instructions on how to use the table.

2a1r Thomas Aquinas: Expositio et Lectura super Epistolas Pauli apostoli. ‘In epistolas sancti Pauli commentaria'. See T‑125.


Imprint: Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 22 Dec. 1498. Folio.


Collation: a b6 2a–z [et] [con] [rum] AA–FF8 GG6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: it00235000

Hain: HCR 1341;

Goff: Goff T‑235;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: CIBN T‑135; Hillard 1950; Michelitsch 15; Sheppard 4237.

LCN: 14268733


Copy number: T-127(1)

Wanting the blank leaf GG6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled (fillets only) quarter calf over contemporary boards, with metal clasps and original shell-shaped catches on the lower cover.

Size: 313 × 220 × 53 mm.

Size of leaf: 304 × 203 mm.

One of the front endleaves consists of an eleventh/twelfth-century parchment manuscript Translatio S. Bartholomaei (Acta SS August. tom. 5 1741, p. 61 ¶ 56), incipit: ‘Passus est autem venerabilis . . . in media nocte diuina gratia sa||'.

Some underlining and extraction of key concepts in a contemporary humanist hand, in light brown and red ink. A few marginal notes, providing corrections to the text, in a sixteenth-century hand in brown ink. Some underlining and extraction of key concepts in a modern hand in black and red ink, and pencil.

Provenance: Frater Antonius (sixteenth century). Unidentified Italian church(?) dedicated to St George (sixteenth century); inscription on a1r: ‘Fratris Antonii' below another inscription almost completely erased and written over in a marginally later hand: ‘ . . . Del [?] di san Giorgio'. ‘Fratris Car.' in another sixteenth-century hand on the verso of the manuscript endleaf. ‘Cont' in another early hand in the upper right-hand corner on a1r. Revd Augustus Hyde Tredway Clarke (1877-after 1937), 1909; note on the front endleaf: ‘A. H. T. Clarke, 1909'. Purchased from Parker in 1949 for £15; see BLR 3,30 (1950), 112.

SHELFMARK: Inc. c. I4.1498.1.

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