Incipit dialogus qui uocatur Scrutiniu[m] scriptura[rum]
- Incipit dialogus qui uocatur Scrutiniu[m] scriptura[rum]
- Title (alt.):
Incipit dialogus qui uocatur Scrutiniu scriptura
Incipit dialogus qui vocatur Scrutinium scripturarum
- Title (uniform):
- Former owner:
- Phillip J. Pirages (Firm)
- Former owner:
- Chartreuse du Val de bénédiction
- Former owner:
- Poculoti, A., active 15th century
- Han, Ulrich, -1480
- Pablo de Santa Maria, Bishop of Burgos, approximately 1351-1435
- Name on Item:
compositus per Reuere[n]dum Patrem Dominu[m] Paulu[m] de Sancta Maria, magistrum in theologia, Episcopum Burgensem Archicancellarium Serenissimi Principis Domini Ioha[n]nis Regis Castelle et Legio[n]is ; quem co[m]posuit post additiones per eum compositas ad postillam Nicolai de Lyra, anno Domini M.CCCCxxxiiii, anno uero [a]etatis su[a]e Lxxxi
Ink stamps (Provenance)
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Incunabula (Collection of Distinction)
Judaism--Conversion to Christianity--Early works to 1800
Bible--Study and teaching--Early works to 1800
Italy > Latian (region) > Roma (province) > Rome
-  leaves ; 29 cm (4to)
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Title from incipit, leaf ₁.
Printer's name from verse colophon (₈ (i.e. fol. 288) recto): Anser Tarpeii custos Iouis: unde: q[uod] alis // Constreperes: Gallus decidit: ultor adest: // Vdalricus Gallus: ne que[m] pascantur in usum // Edocuit pennis nil opus esse tuis. // Imprimit ille die: quantum non scribitur anno: // Ingenio: haud noceas: omnia uincit homo.
- Notes (ownership):
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.407.25 FOLIO with early/contemporary marginalia and corrections. Inscription on ₈ (i.e. fol. 288) recto reads: "anno domini mo iiiic lxxii mense februarii prima die emi hunc librum cum de civitate dei pretio vii [soldi?] & duos gross[i?] quem depost feci illuminari[?] et religari ego A. Poculoti." On ₁ recto, the ink stamp of the Carthusian house of Val de Bénédiction in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France ("Carthusiae Villenovae") and a round blue ink stamp with the initials "R.L.R."[?] On the same page, a ca. 18th-century French biographical inscription on the author. Later owned by Mary Stewart Miles of Portland, Oregon. With printed 20th-century dealer's description. Purchased from Phillip J. Pirages, Inc., in October, 2021.
- Notes (acquisition):
Purchase; Phillip J. Pirages, Inc.; 20211022; 2021.39.
- Notes (date):
[not after 11 June 1471]
"Usually dated not after 11 June from a copy formerly at Leipzig now in Moscow purchased on that day (BMC), but the Roma Casanatense copy was bought in April (A. Modigliani, Tipografi a Roma prima della stampa (Rome, 1989) p.50 n.109). Mendes records a registrum bound before f. 1"--Incunabula short title catalogue.
This date is inferred.
- Notes (citation):
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, IV, 21
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, M29969
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, P202
Incunabula short title catalogue, ip00202000
- Notes (object):
Signatures: [1-28¹⁰ 29⁸] (all leaves unsigned)
Royal quarto; ₂ recto: 34 lines, 193 x 118 mm; types: 150G (headings, first letters of paragraphs), 113R (text); initial spaces.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.407.25 FOLIO: the initial “S” on ₁ (i.e., fol. 1) recto in blue with white flourishes and pink and blue vines over a gold ground, a penwork vine with gilt leaves extending to the inner margin. On ₁₀ (i.e., fol. 170) verso the initial “F” is illuminated over a blue and purple ground with white flourishes. Signed throughout in a ca. 18th-century hand, with catchwords in the same hand on final versos of most gatherings. Some early/contemporary signatures to lower-right margins of rectos, particularly at rear. First recto of each gathering numbering in modern pencil. Two copies of sheet ₂.₉ (i.e. duplicates of fols. 112 and 119) bound-in. Capitals touched in yellow. Leaf dimensions: 277 x 194 mm.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.407.25 FOLIO bound in modern blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards. Formerly bound in later sheepskin with marbled endpapers, as evidenced in a photograph supplied by the bookseller.
- Call #:
RARE BKS Q.407.25 FOLIO