PETRUS LOMBARDUS (c.1100-1160). Sententiarum, libri IV [parts I and V only]. Commentary by Bonaventura (c.1217-74), and edited by Johannes Beckenhaub. [Nuremberg:] Anton Koberger, [after 2 March 1491].
2 (of 5) parts, chancery 2° (292 x 209mm). Collation: part I: a8 b-z6 \\i \\j \\f6 aa-ee6 f10 gg6; part V: a8 b-q6 16 26(2+1) (part I: a1r blank, a1v letters to and from Nicolaus Tinctoris and Beckenhaub, and laudatory verses on each, a3r text, prologue, a7r text, ff10v blank, gg1r table, gg6v blank; part V: a1r title, a2r index, 1/1r articuli erronei, 2/6 blank). 204 and 111 (of 112, without final blank) leaves; part I bound between quires q and 1 of part V. 64 lines and headline, double column. Type: 9:165G, 14:130G, 18:83G, 13:64bG. 19-line initial opening part I prologue in interlocking red and blue with blue and red penwork decoration with green highlights, 4-line initial opening table in blue with red penwork decoration and green highlights, other initials and paragraph marks in red or blue, red capital strokes. (a1.8 rehinged.) Early 20th-century tan morocco, single blind fillets bordering sides, spine titled in blind, green edges. Provenance: binder's waste of a vellum fragment of an English legal document, 14-15th-century, laid in; E. Crawshaw (bookplate).
Parts I and V of the first edition of the Sentences of Petrus Lombardus with commentary by Bonaventura. With title to the Tabula in first state (cf. BSB). HC *3540; BMC II, 433 (IB.7406, 77408); BSB P-387; Polain(B) 795; Goff P-486.