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Bod-Inc: V-174

Vorillong, Guilelmus de

Super quattuor libros Sententiarum.


Analysis of Content

a2r Vorillong, Guilelmus de: Super quattuor libros Sententiarum. Incipit: ‘[D]octissimi viri priores(?) atque percelebres vestigiosas semitas sequuturus . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, no. 304; Pelster, ‘Wilhelm v. Vorillon', 48-66.

S6r ‘Tabula . . . secundum ordinem librorum'.

S8r ‘Tabula secundum ordinem alphabeti'.


Imprint: Lyons: [Jean Du Pré or Johann Siber?], 24 Aug. 1489. Folio.

Remarks: As assigned in CIBN.


Collation: a–t A–R8 S10.


ISTC: iv00372000

Hain: C 6559 [Trechsel] = 6561;

Goff: Goff V‑372;

Proctor: Pr 8548;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑345; CIBN V‑292; Sack, Freiburg, 3723; Sheppard 6602.

LCN: 14768023


Copy number: V-174(1)

Leaves S2v and S9r left blank in error.

Binding: Contemporary, probably French in Italian style, blind-tooled sheep over pasteboards. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover; holes for two sets of ties on the fore-edge, and one each on the upper and lower edges; flat spine with three double bands. On both covers quadruple fillets form concentric frames. Within the inner frame is a repeated ornamental stamp, made up of a diaper flanked by trilobes. Further quadruple fillets form the inner rectangle. Each corner of the rectangle is divided off with triple semi-circular fillets, edged with a repeated chain tool and containing a small lattice-work stamp repeated four times to make a square. In the middle of the rectangle is a lozenge-shaped centre-piece formed by triple fillets and decorated with the repeated lattice-work stamp. The spine is decorated with single fillets forming triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments.

Size: 260 × 190 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 255 × 186 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and structuring the text, occasionally providing corrections to it, in a contemporary hand in brown and red ink. In the same hand also manuscript foliation 1-2010 [for 210], and running book numbers.

Provenance: Frater Claudius Muletus (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on front endleaf: ‘Ad usum fratris Claudij Muleti' and erased inscription on a2r, probably the same person: ‘Frater Claudius Guillesinus conventus s Mariae Egiptiacae'. Thomas Simson (sixteenth century); inscription on a2r: ‘Liber Thomae Simsoni'. John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 9. Presented in 1659.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: W 1. 16 Th. Seld.

SHELFMARK: AA 64 Th. Seld.

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