London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
PETRUS LOMBARDUS (c.1100-1160). Sententiarum libri IV. With commentary of Henricus de Gorichem, the Tituli quaestionum of Thomas Aquinas, and the Articuli in Anglia et Parisius condemnati. Basel: Nicolaus Kesler, 22 September 1488.
Chancery 2° (307 x 215mm). Gothic type, shoulder notes, woodcut calligraphic T on title, woodcut printer's device, initials in interlocking red and blue, red paragraph marks and capital strokes. (Without final blank leaf, small wormholes at beginning.) CONTEMPORARY ULM BINDING (Kyriss 125): blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, title label on upper cover, contemporary blank bifolium around first quire (slightly darkened, small wormholes, clasps missing). Provenance: Ulm, monastery of St. Michael zu den Wengen (inscription dated 1514 by brother Renard at end, 17th-century title inscription) -- Walter Goldwater (bookplate) -- Gerald Mander (bookplate).
A LARGE, FRESH COPY. HC *10195; BMC III, 766; Goff P-491.
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