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John of La Rochelle, Thomas of Chobham, William Peraldus, and Thomas Aquinas
Collection of sermons and confessional treatises, most by unidentified authors; Summa confessorum; five Marian exempla; Summa de vitiis brevis; Lenten sermons; medieval manuscript on parchment
1250. MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT IN LATIN ON PARCHMENT, Central Europe (Southern Germany or Austria?), c. 1250-1275. 130 x 90 mm. 144 folios, preceded and followed by a single flyleaf, complete (collation, i8 ii7 [of 6, with singleton added after 6] iii-v8 vi7 [of 4, with three singletons added after 3] vii2 viii-xix8), written in approximately twelve different hands, all early forms of Gothic textualis libraria/currens on 26-34 long lines, ruled i hard point throughout, headings occasionally added in a late medieval Gothic hybrida, single heading in red ink (p. 98), otherwise without rubrication, spaces left for initials throughout, 2-line red initials (pp. 98, 99, 140, and 141) and 2-line black initials consistently on pp. 1-24, occasionally thereafter, and almost completely absent by p. 63. BINDING: Fifteenth-century binding of brown leather over beveled wooden boards, spine with two band and remnants of white paint, white leather fore-edge strap attached to metal pin fixings (almost certainly a modern addition) and hole in rear board where a chain has been removed, parchment pastedowns, now detached from the boards, cut at front from a manuscript of Donatuss grammar copied in a large Gothic textualis formata and at rear from a later fourteenth-century charter, now wrapped (during restoration?) around the final quire. TEXT: This is an extensive and early Franciscan or Dominican collection of sermons, sermon exempla, and texts related to confession. Along with 93 sermons probably by Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) and copied during his lifetime, it contains 96 other sermons, all but a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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