SCARCE SIXTEENTH CENTURY EDITION ISSUED BY JEAN PETIT OF THIS COLLECTION OF ST. PAUL'S EPISTLES WITH THE COMMENTS OF PETER LOMBARD
Petrus, Lombardus. Petri Longobardi, [...] In omnes D. Pauli Apost. Epistolas collectanea, ex DD. Augustino, Ambrosio, Hieronymo aliisque nonnullis S. scripturae primariis interpretibus, summa arte diligentiaque contexta. Opus eximium, & anno 1140. conscriptum, nunc primum in lucem editum. Parisiis: [Jean Petit]: apud Poncetum Le Preux sub signo Lupi, via ad diuum Iacobum, 1537.
8vo (164x104 mm), original full soft vellum binding (re-use of an older written vellum), handwritten title at spine and at bottom edge; , 516 leaves.
Printer's woodcut at title-page. Xyl. historiated initials.
Including the text of the Epistles.
Peter Lombard or Petrus Lombardus (c. 1096, Novara, Lombardy - 21/22 July 1160, Paris, France) was a scholastic theologian, Bishop of Paris, and author of "Four Books of Sentences", which became the standard textbook of theology, for which he earned the accolade Magister Sententiarum.
Provenance: Ex libris at 1st free leaf verso (Turriccia 1843)
Stamp with coat of arms and initials (FCSB) at title-page.
References: IT\ICCU\BVEE\020134 (6 copies). OCLC, 954884273.