Scriptum super Libros Sententiarum [Liber III].
Analysis of Content
a2r Thomas Aquinas: Scriptum super Libros Sententiarum [Liber III]. ‘Tertium scriptum'. Scriptum super Sententiis, ed. M. F. Moos, 2 vols (Paris, 1933-47) [Books III, IV up to distinction 22]; see Torrell 332.
Imprint: Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 1476. Folio.
Collation: a–h J k–r [s–z aa–ll8 mm10 nn–zz A–C8 D10].
Hain: HC *1479;
Goff: Goff T‑166;
BMC: BMC I 220;
Proctor: Pr 1029;
Others: BSB‑Ink T‑261; Michelitsch 156; Sack, Freiburg, 3432; Sheppard 791; Voulliéme, Köln, 1151.
Copy number: T-155(1)
Wanting the blank leaf a1 and the unsigned leaf (inserted in some copies after c1) containing text omitted between c1r and c1v.
The sequence of the early manuscript signatures is the following: ‘ . . . s–z [et] aa–ee ee ff–ii8 kk10 ll–zz [et et]8 ξ10’.
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf.
Size: 305 × 215 × 82 mm.
Size of leaf: 289 × 209 mm.
On a2r a six-line initial ‘A' is supplied in interlocked red and blue with reserved white decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; chapter heading underlining and capital strokes in red.
Provenance: On a2r an unidentified coat of arms (fifteenth century): gules, gothic ‘i' over a patriarchal cross with two lateral supports at the base, azure; the whole within a bordure of the same; Mrs Clark (British Museum) suggested to Sheppard a religious house named Jerusalem, of which there were 10 in the Low Countries. Purchased for £0. 9. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 2.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 2.28.
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