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Bod-Inc: T-170

Thomas Aquinas

Summa theologiae: Secunda pars, prima secundae.


Analysis of Content

a2r Thomas Aquinas: Summa theologiae: Secunda pars: Prima secundae. ‘Prima pars secunde partis summe theologie'. See T‑168.

[con]8v [Colophon.]

[rum]1r ‘Capitula'.


Imprint: Venice: Andreas Torresanus de Asula, et Socii, 1483. Folio.

Remarks: The associates were Bartholomaeus de Blavis de Alexandria et Maphaeus de Paterbonis de Salodio.


Collation: a–z [et] [con]8 [rum]6.


ISTC: it00205000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *1449;

Goff: Goff T‑205;

BMC: BMC V 306;

Proctor: Pr 4700;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑283; CIBN T‑173; Michelitsch 125; Sack, Freiburg, 3448-9; Sheppard 3760.

LCN: 14338988


Copy number: T-170(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and [rum]6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 327 × 232 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 316 × 208 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key concepts and adding ‘nota' marks, in a contemporary German hand in brown ink.

On a2r an initial is supplied in blue with white pen-work decoration on a square gold ground surrounded by a pink frame edged in black; the gilt with punch-dotting. In the lower and outer margins a floral and foliate border in pink, red, blue, green, gold, and gold dots; also a peacock. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Dortmund, Westphalia, Dominicans; inscription on a2r: ‘Conuentus Tremon Ord. Fratrum Praedicatorum'. Above the inscription a shield: azure, a man's bust proper with two horns, vested gules. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); see binding; not identified in his sale (1835). Samuel Butler (1774-1839); sale, pt II, lot 216. Purchased for £15; see annotated sale catalogue; listed without the price in Books Purchased (1840), 33.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.19.

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