Expositio et Lectura super Epistolas Pauli Apostoli.
Analysis of Content
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.
Hain: HCR 1341;
Goff: Goff T‑235;
Proctor: not in Pr;
Others: CIBN T‑135; Hillard 1950; Michelitsch 15; Sheppard 4237.
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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