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Lot 0008
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; [28], 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.

Condition

Traces of use to the binding (lacks at top spine-end). Rare spots and occasional brownings. Good copy, bound in its original soft vellum.

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€250.00

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[Epistles, St. Paul] Lombardus, Collectanea, 1537

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