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Bod-Inc: T-163

Thomas Aquinas

Summa theologiae I–III.


Analysis of Content

Part II/2 only.

2a2r Thomas Aquinas: Summa theologiae: Secunda pars, secunda secundae. ‘Secundus liber secunde partis'. Leonine VIII–X (1895-9), VIII 5–X 553; see Torrell 142-59, 333-4.

ff9v [Colophon.]

[*1r] ‘Tabula questionum'.


Imprint: Basel: [Michael Wenssler], 1485. Folio.

Remarks: In three parts dated: (I) 1485; (II/1) 20 Aug. 1485; (II/2) 16 Aug. 1485; (III) undated.


Collation: Part I: a10 b–v8 x6 y8; part II/1: A10 B–T8 V10; part II/2: 2a10 b–z aa–ee8 ff10 [*]6; part III: Aa–Rr8 Ss8+1 Tt8 Vv6.

Remarks: Gathering [*] is numbered ‘1 2 3 4', but not signed.


ISTC: it00194000

Hain: H *1434;

Goff: Goff T‑194;


Proctor: Pr 7506-8;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑278; CIBN T‑166; Hillard 1958; Michelitsch 110; Sack, Freiburg, 3439; Sheppard 2344.

LCN: 14338123


Copy number: T-163(1)

Part II/2 only. Wanting the blank leaf2 a1.

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with two metal catches, a metal clasp, and remains of another. A manuscript title in brown ink on a rectangular paper label at the head of the spine. On the upper cover, triple fillets form a double frame. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each decorated with a small six-petalled circular floral stamp. On the lower cover, triple fillets form a frame; within the frame triple fillets divide the area into four compartments, each further divided into four triangular compartments by diagonal fillets.

Size: 410 × 295 × 70 mm.

Size of leaf: 407 × 284 mm.

On2 a2r the initial ‘P' is supplied in red. Other initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Joseph Niesert (1766-1841), 1815; inscription on the front pastedown: ‘Bibliothecae J. Niesert pastoris in V[elen] 1815'; sale (1843), lot 321. Purchased at Niesert's sale for £0. 17. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.13.

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