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Thomas Aquinas

Expositio libri Posteriorum et libri Peryermenias, et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Thomas Aquinas: Expositio libri Posteriorum. ‘Finis expositionis sancti Thome super libros posteriorum Aristotelis' [from the explicit]. Leonine I*/2 (editio altera 1989), 3-247, on this edition 7* (= Ed1); see Torrell 226-7, 343.

2a1r Thomas Aquinas: Expositio libri Peryermenias [dedicated to Guillaume Berthout, Provost of Louvain]. ‘Sententia libri peryermenias'. Leonine I*/1 (editio altera 1989), 5-92; see Torrell 224-6, 342-3. Unfinished, the commentary stops at chapter II,2: ‘ . . . intelligi potest'.

2c5v [Colophon.]

2c6r Gratia Dei, Aesculanus: Super artem veterem. Expositio in librum secundum Peryermenias Aristotelis. ‘Hoc quod sequitur est secundam expositionem Gratia Dei de Esculo ordinis predicatorum, et per eum completur lectura hec, nam sanctus Thoma non plus fecit morte preuentus'. Incipit: ‘Deinde cum dicit. silit(?) autem se habet(?) distinguit enunciationes . . .’ Explicit: contrariatur uerum uero See Kaeppeli II no. 1323; Lohr, 24 (1968), 149-245, at 169-70 no. 1.

2e1r Thomas Aquinas [pseudo-]: Fallacie. Leonine XLIII (1976), 385-400, 403-18; on the title and latest authorship see Leonine I* (editio altera 1989) 56*–64*; see also Torrell 11 and 359.

2e7r [Second colophon.]


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1477. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–f8 g10 2a b8 c6 d10 e8.


ISTC: it00252000

Hain: HC *1497 + HC *1496;

Goff: Goff T‑252;

BMC: BMC V 228;

Proctor: Pr 4314;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑231; Michelitsch 171 + 172; Rhodes 1714; Sheppard 3484, 3485. Microfiche: Unit 27: Philosophy: Medieval, PH 131.

LCN: 14269716, 14269773


Copy number: T-128(1)

Wanting the blank leaf e8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library. Orange-edged leaves.

Size: 300 × 206 × 27 mm.

Size of leaf: 293 × 197 mm.

Extensively annotated in a contemporary cursive and heavily abbreviated hand in red and brown ink. Another hand, a humanist one in light brown ink, annotated the ‘Expositio libri Peryermenias' only. On a1r an old shelfmark: ‘L. 2 | C. 7 | N. 73'. On the same leaf ‘Doppio' in an eighteenth-century hand; On the verso ‘3.6.8' in brown ink.

Provenance: Stamps on a2r: (1) ‘Pub. Florentinae Bi. Sci. (?); (2) monogram ‘MD' in an oval. Robert Southey (1774-1843); sale (1844), lot 222. Purchased for £0. 13. 0; see Books Purchased (1844), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.5.

Copy number: T-128(2)

Wanting gatherings a–g containing the ‘Expositio libri Posteriorum'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century diced russia backed with red morocco, with title and imprint information gilt on two rectangular green leather labels at the head and tail of the spine. Bound with a large number of blank sheets containing a Milanese watermark. Marbled pastedowns and green silk bookmark.

Size: 300 × 223 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 295 × 212 mm.

Provenance: Jean Baptiste, chevalier de Bearzi (nineteenth century)(?); bound uniformly with a number of other books most of which were acquired at his sale (1855), although this item has not been identified in the sale catalogue. Purchased for £1. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1855), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 5.48.

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