VARGAS, ALPHONSUS DE
Lectura super primo libro Sententiarum Petri Lombardi [edited by Thomas de Spilimbergo]. Venice: Paganinus de Paganinis, 31 October 1490
Chancery folio (275 x 195mm.), 172 leaves (of 174), aa8 a–v8 x6, double column, 69 lines plus headline, gothic type, incipit on a1 printed in red, 5- to 7-line initial spaces, modern vellum, lacking first leaf of text and final blank, aa2 and x4-5 damaged and repaired with slight loss of text, a few other marginal repairs or tears, tightly bound (affecting printed marginalia in gutter)
Vargas, a fourteenth-century Augustinian monk, studied Peter Lombard's Sententiae in Paris in the 1340s; this is the first edition of his commentary on the first book, and is considered to be indicative of Augustine's reception in the later Middle Ages.
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