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Bod-Inc: T-152

Thomas Aquinas

Scriptum super Libros Sententiarum [Liber I].


Analysis of Content

a2r ‘Capitula primi libri sententiarum'.

a4r Thomas Aquinas: Scriptum super Libros Sententiarum [Liber I]. ‘Scriptum . . . super primo libro sententiarum cum textu singulis distinctionibus anteposito'. [Prologue.] Scriptum super Sententiis, ed. P. Mandonnet, 2 vols (Paris, 1929) [Books I, II]; see Torrell 332.

a5v Petrus Lombardus: Sententiarum liber I. ‘Prologus'. PL CXCII 521; see Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 1.

a6r Thomas Aquinas: Scriptum super Libros Sententiarum [Liber I]. PL CXCII 521-962; Petrus Lombardus, Sententiae in IV libris distinctae, ed. I. Brady, Spicilegium Bonaventurianum, 4-5 (Grottaferrata, 1971-81); see Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 1. Thomas Aquinas' commentary(?) alternates with Petrus Lombardus' original text.

t5r [Colophon.]

t5r ‘Registrum'.

t5r ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: Venice: Antonius de Strata, de Cremona, 21 June 1486. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–r8 s t6.


ISTC: it00161000

Hain: HC *1474;

Goff: Goff T‑161;

BMC: BMC V 294; XII 20.

Proctor: Pr 4589;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑256; CIBN T‑156; Michelitsch 151; Sack, Freiburg, 3425; Sheppard 3705-6.

LCN: 14338145


Copy number: T-152(1)

Bound with:
2. Thomas Aquinas, Scriptum super Libros Sententiarum [Liber II]. Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 22 Dec. 1498 (T‑154).

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) calf; rebacked. Yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 317 × 220 × 48 mm.

Size of leaf: 309 × 200 mm.

Frequent marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, structuring the text, providing corrections and pointing hands, in a contemporary German hand in brown ink. Also extraction of names of authors in red ink.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; chapter heading underlining and capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased with T‑154 from William Lowndes for £1. 1. 0; see Library Bills (1815), 77; Books Purchased (1815), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.7(1).

Copy number: T-152(2)

Bound with:
2. Thomas Aquinas, Scriptum super Libros Sententiarum [Liber II]. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 27 May 1494 (T‑153).

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards. Metal corner-pieces, centre-piece, and catches lost; remains of two leather clasps. Manuscript title on a rectagular parchment label at the head of the front cover, below a ‘Z' on a square parchment label. Remains of manuscript title at the head of the spine. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the lower cover. Remains of paper formerly covering the spine. Inside the covers, remains of contemporary and later title labels. Triple fillets form a double frame. On the upper cover, within the outer frame a repeated rectangular stamp showing two eagles, one in front, one in profile; and a rosette stamp at each corner. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each decorated with large floral stamps of two kinds. On the lower cover, diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into four triangular compartments. The impression of fourteenth-century(?) manuscript leaves, previously used as pastedowns and now removed, is clearly visible on both boards. Yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 319 × 225 × 74 mm.

Size of leaf: 306 × 213 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Munich, Franciscan Observants, S. Antonius de Padua; inscription in the lower margin of a2r: ‘Monachii ad PP. Franciscanos pro bibl.' Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' in brown ink on a1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 3.20(1).

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