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Bod-Inc: T-255

Trottus, Albertus

De vero et perfecto clerico.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] ‘Tabula questionum et dubiorum'.

[*7v] [Colophon.]

[a1r] Trottus, Albertus: ‘Prefacio' [addressed to] Bartholomaeus Roverella, Cardinal priest of S. Clemens. Incipit: ‘[O]pusculum quoddam iam dudum per me incohatum . . .’ Dated Ferrara, 22 Dec. 1475.

[a2r] Trottus, Albertus: De vero et perfecto clerico. [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uia de uero et perfecto clerico presens nunc qui assummitur habendus est tractatus . . .’

[a2v] Trottus, Albertus: De vero et perfecto clerico. ‘Prima pars principalis. Qui dicantur clerici'. Incipit: ‘[A]d primum igitur deueniendo qui dicantur clerici breuiter dicendum . . .’ expl: occupatus extitit


Imprint: Ferrara: Severinus Ferrariensis, 23 Dec. 1475. 4°.

Remarks: Two issues, with variant dedications.


Collation: [*6+1 a10 b8 c–k10.8 l6 m8 n6].


ISTC: it00478000

Hain: HCR 588;

Goff: Goff T‑478;

BMC: BMC VI 609;

Proctor: Pr 5740;

Others: CIBN T‑336; Oates 2239; Sheppard 4781-2.

LCN: 14720346


Copy number: T-255(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century parchment over pasteboards, with imprint information in gold on two square black leather labels.

Size: 218 × 162 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 146 mm.

‘iii | n | 29' in brown ink on the verso of the rear endleaf. ‘1171 very rare 2/2/0' in pencil on the front pastedown.

Provenance: Unidentified stamps, flanking and below the text on [*1r]: ‘.D. .P. .F.' (see B‑092). Inscription on the lower margin of the same leaf, sixteenth century: ‘Ad Monasterium sancti Michaelis in B[rixie?]'. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘III.A.h.15': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt I, lot 4363. Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1851), 70.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.34.

Copy number: T-255(2)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 243 × 170 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 237 × 162 mm.

‘10.' in red ink in the upper left-hand corner of the front pastedown. Two sets of early signatures partially visible.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 11. 6; see Library Bills (1831), no. 243, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian', item 8; Books Purchased (1831), 18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.16.

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