Manus 9: Aquinas, Thomas. Summa Theologica : Pars Tertia [Third Part]., 15th c.
Scope and Contents
Language: Latin. Date: 15th c. Title: Summa Theologica : Pars Tertia ; incipit: Questio p[ri]ma de c[onveni]entia incarnationis. Creator: Aquinas, Thomas, Saint ; Unknown. Place of creation: Unknown. Physical description: Paper, 157 leaves ; 32 x 22 cm. Summary: Catholic Church theology. Part three of the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas, perhaps the single most important theological work of the later Middle Ages. Note: Folio. Written in a single hand in a cursive gothic script ; 2 columns of varying numbers of lines (40-70) ; writing block is 220 x 64 mm. Ruled in lead ; red initials, running titles, and chapter headings. One large decorated initial on f. 85 r. (a man’s face, floral decoration, and a dragon) ; hand-drawn colored bookplate pasted to front free endpaper. Bound in original blind-stamped doeskin over heavy wooden boards ; vellum label and manuscript title to spine ; brass bosses and intact brass and vellum clasps to front and rear cover, 3 of original 10 bosses now missing ; some worm damage to cover (common with doeskin) ; housed in quarter leather box. Gift of Peter H. Brandt, n.d. Former Call #: Ms. 9 Call #: Manus 9
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