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Name: Petrus Comestor OSA Historia Scholastica - Stephanus Langton Expositio Litteralis in Historiam Scholasticam, Expositio Moralis in Historiam Scholasticam

Repository: State Library of Victoria

Settlement: Melbourne

Associated Manuscript Items:
Expositio Litteralis in Historiam Scholasticam,
Historia Scholastica
Expositio Moralis in Historiam Scholasticam

Library ref: *091/P44

Acquisition:

Binding: 18c. or 19c. royal blue velvet over boards. Spine has sticker with State Library's former shelf-mark *091/B47P (struck through).

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Collation: (8)1-3 (10)4 (8)5-9 (6)10 (8)11 (9)12 (8)13-16 (6)17 (4)18. Quire 17 lacks its last two sheets and quire 18 lacks its first four, but no loss of text is indicated; Av. and Cr. are blank

Composite:

Condition: Edges untrimmed; Worm-holes in fol.139

Deco desc: red rubrics; red caps and running titles

Dimensions: 235 x 165 mm

Extent: iii + 139 (8)1-3 (10)4 (8)5-9 (6)10 (8)11 (9)12 (8)13-16 (6)17 (4)18. Quire 17 lacks its last two sheets and quire 18 lacks its first four, but no loss of text is indicated

Foliation: foliation modern pencil in arabic numerals by tens

Hand desc: French littera gothica textualis

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Layout: two cols each of 46-48 lines on 1r.-97v., and 51-53 lines on 98r.-138v.

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Note:

Orig date: s. xiii1

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Origin:

Provenance: 139r. by 14c hand is 'Aue maria gratia plena dominus tecum benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructus uentris tui. Amen' and whole phrase repeated in 15c. hand; inside back cover is the autograph of Robert Sticht 'R.S.Ldn III.03' and '58Ld' and 'dhg' in a rectangle and 'sek' in pencil; inside front cover 'Ex libris Robert Carl and Marion Oak Sticht 1909', together with the label of A. H. Spencer, 86 Bourke St., Melbourne, and in modern pencil 'Biblia Sacra', '466c/o/s/p', 'See Catalogue extract at end of Volume'; an extract from the Spencer sale catalogue, entry numbered 78, is inside back cover, with the note 'Spencer 3.4.23 £9/9/-' ; Br. carries 'Ex Libris Public Library of Victoria', Bv. its stock no.'293568', and Ar. and 139v. its stamp PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA ; Cv. bears the Library's shelf-mark *091/P44; Ar. has the typed title 'Petri Comestoris Historia Scholastica (omitting the Actus Apostolorum)'

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 206

Seal:

Signatures: quire signatures on verso of last sheet of first ten gatherings

Support: vellum, paper

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