Turrecremata, Johannes de
Summa de ecclesia contra impugnatores potestatis summi pontificis (ed. Johannes Monissart).
Analysis of Content
[a1v] Scoptius, Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] the reader. Incipit: ‘Deus ita dilexit ecclesiam . . .’ Dated 1489.
[a2r] Turrecremata, Johannes de: Summa de ecclesia contra impugnatores potestatis summi pontificis. Edited by Johannes Monissart, as stated in Scoptius' letter. [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘ “[E]n lectulum Salomonis ambiunt sexaginta fortes . . . “ Canticorum iii [Ct 3,7]. Inter cetera singularis dilectionis signa . . .’
[a2v] Turrecremata, Johannes de: Summa de ecclesia contra impugnatores potestatis summi pontificis. Incipit: ‘[D]e ecclesia cum adiutorio omnipotentis dei locuturi . . . consummauimus ingentes illi gratias offerentes dicimus tibi laus . . .’ See Kaeppeli III 24-42, no. 2730.
Imprint: Rome: Eucharius Silber, 27 Apr. 1489. Folio.
Collation: [*4 a–e8 f6 g–m8.8.6 n–q8 r6 s8 t6 v–y8 z6 A B8 C6 D8 E F6].
Hain: HC *15730;
Goff: Goff T‑555;
BMC: BMC IV 109;
Proctor: not in Pr;
Others: BSB‑Ink T‑571; CIBN T‑402; Hillard 2003; Oates 1535; Rhodes 1743; Sheppard 3032.
Copy number: T-292(1)
The table begins on the verso of the first leaf, the recto being blank.
Leaf [F6r], l. 2: ‘¶ Primū vacat', as Oates, not as BMC.
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled leather over wooden boards, rebacked. Two clasps and catches, five bosses on the upper cover and two on the lower cover lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of lower cover. Edges protected at the corners with a metal strip. Parchment index tabs. Triple fillets form a double frame. Within the outer frame a large circular rosette stamp, a very small circular floral stamp, and a circular sun with rays stamp; a different circular rosette stamp at each corner. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each decorated with a lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis, a circular lion stamp, or a circular floral stamp.
Size: 425 × 293 × 55 mm.
Size of leaf: 425 × 272 mm.
Occasional marginal notes extracting key words in an early hand in brown ink. Also, on [F6v], the following quotation: ‘Hieronimus | Ama scientiam scripturarum et vitia non amabis'. Early signatures partially visible.
Principal initials are supplied in blue with reserved white decoration filled in in red, within a square ground made of fine red pen-work decoration coloured with green wash and with extension into the margin. Other initials and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Henricus Gruingius (fifteenth century). Emmerich, Observant Franciscans; inscription on [a1v]: ‘R. p. Dominus Henricus Gruingius Decanus Embricensis de kalkar oriundus / dedit hunc librum de pape potestate dictum Summa Reuerendissimi D. Cardinalis Johannis de turre Cremata Conuentui fratrum Minorum S. francisci de Obseruantia sito extra muros dicti opidi Embricensis ut fratres orent pro salute anime eius amen'. George Dunn (1865-1912); book-plate; purchased in 1898; note in his hand on the now detached parchment front pastedown; sale (22 Nov. 1917), lot 3848. Purchased at his sale for £3. 5. 0; see BQR 2,18 (1918), 141.
SHELFMARK: Inc. b. I2.1489.1.
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