September 23, 2020 10:00 EST

Ritual and Culture

 
  Lot 37
 

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[Incunabula] William of Ockham
(Quodlibeta septem una cum tractatu de sacramento altaris...)

(Strasbourg: Georg Husner), 1491. Folio (282 x 209 mm). 124 leaves. Collation: a8, b6, c8, d6, e8, f-o6, p8, q6, r8, A-B6. Part one lacking first 6 leaves (title-page, table); part two lacking C-F6 (as compared with Biblioteca Universitaria de Deusto copy). 51 lines, double column. Gothic type (type 1:160G, 3:91G, 5:80G). First 47 leaves rubricated in red. Nineteenth century limp blue paper wrappers, front wrapper detached, but present; first three leaves with assorted tears and losses, first leaf missing large section of bottom corner; tide mark at fore-edge and bottom edge of most leaves; scattered worming throughout entire text; old collator's notes at top edge of first leaf; foliated in pencil by a later hand. With the book-plate of the Theological Seminary Library, Gettysburg, Pa. on verso of front wrapper. ISTC io00018000; Goff O18; BMC I 141; GW 11912. William of Ockham (1287-1347) was an English Franciscan friar, scholastic philosopher, and theologian. Along with Thomas Aquinas and John Duns Scotus, he is one of the most prominent philosophers during the High Middle Ages.

Provenance: United Lutheran Seminary

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(Strasbourg: Georg Husner), 1491. Folio (282 x 209 mm). 124 leaves. Collation: a8, b6, c8, d6, e8, f-o6, p8, q6, r8, A-B6. Part one lacking first 6 leaves (title-page, table); part two lacking C-F6 (as compared with Biblioteca Universitaria de Deusto copy). 51 lines, double column. Gothic type (type 1:160G, 3:91G, 5:80G). First 47 leaves rubricated in red. Nineteenth century limp blue paper wrappers, front wrapper detached, but present; first three leaves with assorted tears and losses, first leaf missing large section of bottom corner; tide mark at fore-edge and bottom edge of most leaves; scattered worming throughout entire text; old collator's notes at top edge of first leaf; foliated in pencil by a later hand. With the book-plate of the Theological Seminary Library, Gettysburg, Pa. on verso of front wrapper. ISTC io00018000; Goff O18; BMC I 141; GW 11912. William of Ockham (1287-1347) was an English Franciscan friar, scholastic philosopher, and theologian. Along with Thomas Aquinas and John Duns Scotus, he is one of the most prominent philosophers during the High Middle Ages.

Provenance: United Lutheran Seminary

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