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Name: Hugo Ripelinus OP Compendium Theologicae Veritatis - Bernardus Clarevallensis Opera - Bonaventura OFM Excerpta - Augustinus Opera

Repository: Public Library of New South Wales, Dixson Library

Settlement: Sydney, N.S.W.

Associated Manuscript Items:
Regula Fratrum Minorum
Bernardus Clarevallensis Opera
Commentaria in librum tertium sententiarum (excerptum)
De salute animae
Liber sextus decretalium (excerptum)
Augustinus Opera
De meditationibus in nomine Ihesu Christi
Tract on the Trinity
Hugo Ripelinus OP Compendium Theologicae Veritatis
Impedimenta paenitentiae
De triplici via
Forma absolutionis

Library ref: 3/1

Acquisition: Sir William Dixson bequeathed the MS. in 1952

Binding: 18c. binding of vellum over boards; the spine has "Miscel. CIII", "131", "XXXIV.L" in three different ink hands.

Catchwords: Catchwords agree

Collation: (10)1-12 (9)13 (10)14-22. The final sheet of quire 13 is missing


Condition: Edges trimmed

Deco desc: red rubrics; caps and initials are blue or red, with penwork

Dimensions: 195 x 137 mm

Extent: xi + 219

Foliation: foliation by roman numerals i - xxvi, then by arabic numerals 27 - 217, but incorrect

Hand desc: principal hand: Italian littera gothica textualis. The texts on 129r.b-129v.b, in the margin of 147v.a and on 212v.b-219r.b, 219v.a. are in a 15c. littera cursiva


Layout: two cols each of 39-40 lines

Library ref alt:

List bibl: Report of the Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales for the year ended 30 June 1953, Sydney 1954, p.4; K. V. Sinclair, "Phillipps Manuscripts in Australia", The Book Collector, Vol.XI (1962), p.3; "Manuscrits medievaux d'origine franciscaine en Australie", Archivum Franciscanum Historicum, Vol.LVI (1964), pp.374-5; "Quelques manuscrits cisterciens inconnus en Australie", Analecta Sacri Ordinis Cisterciensis, Vol.XX (1964), pp.234-5; "De nouveaux manuscrits augustiniens", Augustiniana, Vol.XIV (1964), pp.458-9.

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Orig date: s. xivex

Orig place:


Provenance: on Hr.-Hv. in contemporary hands is an index to sections of the text on 1r.-104r.; inside front cover is pasted the armorial book plate of Bernardus Nanius Nob[ilis] Ven[etus] Ant[onii] Fil[ius];[N20] Cr.-Ev. have an annotated list of contents of the volume by an 1 hand (perhaps that of his secretary); Ar. carries an extract from an English bookseller's catalogue entry unnumbered, and a stencilled lion rampant with the legend "Sir T. P. / Middle Hill / n.4329" (Sir Thomas Phillipps acquired the codex from Thomas Thorpe); the no. is repeated inside front cover where there is also "293" in modern pencil; on Ar. in pencil is "a.22.1418"; Br. bears the bookplate (motto FORTES FORTUNA TUVAT) of Sir William Dixson

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 34


Signatures: a few quire signatures remain

Support: vellum, fly leaves i-vii ix-xi modern paper


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