BM 15th cent.: II, p. 425 (IB.7300)
Folger bibliographic ID: 89802
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries: B-777
Folger call number: INC B694
Folger holdings ID: 92074
Title from incipit (leaf a2r) With commentary ascribed in the text to Thomas Aquinas, now attributed to Thomas Wallensis Imprint from colophon (leaf i8v) Signatures: [*]⁶, a-b⁸, c-h⁶/⁸, i¹⁰ (a1 unsigned) Leaves [*]1, i9 and i10 are blank Table printed in 2 columns Text is surrounded by commentary Capital spaces Includes index (leaves [*]2-[*]5)
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2001-2002. The Reader Revealed (catalog entry 70) Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2006-2007. Technologies of Writing in the Age of Print
Item information about Folger INC B694
Leaves [*]1, i9 and i10, all blank, lacking; edges trimmed, affecting manuscript notes. Two painted initials on leaf [a]1r, the smaller one at beginning of commentary depicting a Franciscan monk (Thomas Aquinas?), the larger one depicting Boethius and the spirit of Philosophy, with acanthus leaf decoration (coloring and scrollwork possibly influenced by the GoÌˆttingen model book?); smaller initials and paragraph marks provided in alternate red and blue throughout the book. Numerous early manuscript notes and underlining in brown and red inks, manicules, brackets; a few corrections and punctuation added by hand in text and commentary. Pencilled note on front free endpaper referring to the Sotheby sale of the library of the Rev. Stephen W. Csutoros (no. 307, May 1, 1928); purchased in 1928. Manuscript fragments used as guards inside of gatherings; stencilled paper as endpapers; repaired
Also known as
former owner: Csutoros, Stephen W.
printer: Koberger, Anton, approximately 1440-1513
associated with: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
associated with: Thomas, Waleys, approximately 1287-1350?