Su[m]ma prelucidissima de mirabili eucaristie sacram[en]to.

Accession number: 
PML 20578
Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.
Ulm : Johann Zainer, 1474.
[7], i-lix, [1], lx-Clxxv leaves ; 28 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1917.

Title from incipt of tabula (leaf [1]/1r): Su[m]ma prelucidissima de mirabili eucaristie sacram[en]to disputabilis [et] p[rae]dicabilis deovtissimi fratris alberti magni de ordinis frat[rum] predicato[rum] p[ro]fessione incipit.
Colophon (leaf [19]/10v): Su[m]ma f[rat]ris Alberti magni in tractatulu[m] eucaristie finit felicit[er] Ac per ioh[ann]em zeiner in opido ulm diligenter impressa. Anno domini M°.cccc°.lxxiiii.
Printed in Zainer's type 1:116G.
Collation: [1⁴ 2-7¹⁰ 8¹⁰(3+1) 9-17¹⁰ 18⁸ 19¹⁰]: 183 leaves. Additional leaf contains text omitted after leaf [8]/3r, printed on verso only, with note to reader printed at bottom of [8]/3r.
Paper format: Chancery folio
Woodcut border (leaf [2]/4r) and woodcut initials; printed paragraph marks.
Bearer type on leaf [2]/3r.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.2 x 19.8 cm.

Modern quarter brown goatskin with paper sides over paper boards (28 x 21 cm.), sewn on 5 supports by Duprez-Lahey. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; plain endbands.
Variant Title: 

Checklist title: Summa de sacramento Eucharistiae


Hand decoration: Rubricated, red capital strokes and abbreviations highlighted (leaf [8]/3+1 and quire [15] only and the same). Annotations: Modern pencil marginal notations in English (by Daniel Talcott Smith?).

Daniel Talcott Smith (b. 1813, changed name to Daniel Smith Talcott in 1863), of Bangor Theological Seminary, siganture, 1841 (preserved from previous binding, tipped-in to front fly leaf); unidentified English sale catalogue description, lot 60 (rear pastedown, likely how Murray acquired it); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919); his sale, Christie's, 10 Dec. 1917, lot 18 to Quaritch for Morgan; J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased Dec. 1917 (accessioned 1919).