Vargas, Lectura super primo libro Sententiarum Petri Lombardi, Venice, 1490, modern vellum
Vargas, Lectura super primo libro Sententiarum Petri Lombardi, Venice, 1490, modern vellum
Vargas, Lectura super primo libro Sententiarum Petri Lombardi, Venice, 1490, modern vellum
Vargas, Lectura super primo libro Sententiarum Petri Lombardi, Venice, 1490, modern vellum
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Vargas, Lectura super primo libro Sententiarum Petri Lombardi, Venice, 1490, modern vellum

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 GBP

Vargas, Lectura super primo libro Sententiarum Petri Lombardi, Venice, 1490, modern vellum

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 GBP

Lot Details

Description

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.


LITERATURE:

ISTC iv00091000

Condition Report

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