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Author: Boethius, d. 524
Short Title: De consolatione philosophiae (1476)
Title: Auicij [i.e. Anicij] Torquati Seuerini Boecij viri nominis celebritate q[uem?] memorandi textus De p[hilosoph]ie [con]solac[i]one : cu[m] edic[i]one [com]mentaria beati Thome de Aquino ordinis p[re]dicato[rum].
Imprint: Nuremberg: Antonij Coburgers ciuis inclite Nurnbergensiu[m] vrbis industria fabrefactus finit feliciter, anno 1476 p[ri]die idus Noue[m]bris [12 Nov.]
Comments and Notes: Commentary attributed to Thomas, Wallensis, also known as the Pseudo-Thomas Aquinas, by GW. Title and imprint from colophon (p. [278]). Tabula has caption title (p. [3]), which reads: Incipit Tabula sup[er] libris Boecij De consolatione philosophie secundum ordinem alphabeti. Text has caption title (p. [13]), which reads: Auicij [i.e. Anicij] Manlij Torquati Seuerini Boecij ordinarij patricij viri exconsulis De consolatione philosophie liber primus[-quintus] incipit metrum primum heroicum elegiacum. Commentary has caption title (p. [83]), which reads: Sancti Thome de Aquino sup[er] libris Boecij De consolatione philosophie comentum cum expositione feliciter incipit. Leaves printed on both sides; 34 lines of text, 47 lines of commentary per page. Unsigned gatherings. Spaces for initials. The Tabula and the commentary are printed in double columns. Pages [1-2], [79-82], [211-212] and [279-280] are blank. Includes index. Rubricated throughout in red and blue inks. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Printed booksellers' catalog descriptions of this copy [?] are pasted on front free endpapers. Eighteenth-century full leather binding; gilt-tooled covers and spine; raised bands; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt.
Smithsonian Call Number: B659 .C7A92 1476
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIB00771000-B
B-0771
 
 
 
 

Author: Boethius, d. 524
Short Title: De consolatione philosophiae (1495)
Title: Boetius De [con]solatio[n]e philosophie cum co[m]me[n]to angelici doctoris Thome de Aquino.
Imprint: Nuremberg: Anthonij Kobergers ciuis inclite Nurnbergensi u vrbis industria fabrefactus ..., 1495, die 8 mensis Iunij.
Comments and Notes: Commentary has also been attributed to Thomas Waleys. Imprint from colophon. Leaf B missigned B . Final blank leaf wanting. Ms. rubrication and marginalia.
Smithsonian Call Number: PA6231 .C8 1495
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIB00799000-B
B-0799