De a[n]i[m]e quantitate.

Accession number: 
PML 17074.4
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
[Augsburg] : [Günther Zainer], [not after 1472]
[29] leaves ; 32 cm. (fol.)

Title from incipit (leaf [1]/1r): Aurelii augustini hiponensis episcopi liber de a[n]i[m]e quantitate incipit feliciter.
Explicit (leaf [3]/8v): Explicit liber aurelii augustini de anime quantitate.
Printed in Zainer's type 2:118G.
Collation: [1-2¹⁰ 3⁸⁽⁶⁺¹⁾]: 29 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio
Often found with Goff A1089, A1333 (incl. A1337), E106, G221, H179, H192, I4 and P1001, in any combination. Some copies of the set (e.g. Windsor RL) have a separate small leaf with a collective title of the ten tracts (see BMC, reprint). The collection has H192 with rubricator's date of '72' in a private collection in USA (Roland Folter); previously dated before 5 June 1473 from the rubrication date ('1473 vigil pentec') of the Sammelband in Munich.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 30.9 x 21 cm.
PML copy listed under Division B in Checklist.

Contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards (31.5 x 22 cm.), sewn on 4 supports by the Jodocus I workshop in Augsburg (EBDB w002408). Manuscript title label on top board, partially torn away. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; manuscript waste as quire guards and hinge reinforcement. Hole from former chain attachment (rear board). 2 later silver tri-lobed clasps with a face on the central portion.
Variant Title: 

De animae quantitate


Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, paragraph marks, and capital strokes (same in entire Sammelband). Annotations: No notations in text.

Schussenreid (Baden-Württemberg), Premonstratensians, inscriptions: "FF Sorethumor[ensis]" and "Shussenried," 17th/18th century (leaf [1]/1r of Imitatio Christi); unidentified shelfmarks: 3.2.7. in ink and XXX in graphite (both on front pastedown); Thomas [???], inscription, abraded (leaf [1]/1r of Imitatione Christi); J. Pearson & Co., "Two Hundred Extraordinarily Important Books...," lot 181; Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased from Pearson, Nov. 1907 (acc. Jan. 1908).