De trinitate.

Accession number: 
PML 19620
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
[Freiburg im Breisgau] : [Kilianus Piscator (Fischer)], 1494.
[80] leaves ; 30 x 22 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1913.

Title from half-title page (leaf a1r): Augustinus de Trinitate.
Colophon (leaf n3r): Aurelii Augustini de trinitate liber explicitus est Anno d[omi]ni .M.cccc.lxxxxiiii.
Printed in types 1:180G, 2:83G, and 3:71G.
Collation: a⁸ b-n⁶: 80 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29.4 x 21.2 cm.

Modern half blue goatskin with buckram sides over paper boards (30 x 22 cm.), sewn on 5 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, alternating red and blue lombards paragraph marks (C-shaped). Annotations: No notations in text. Latin inscription: Flamus (or Flavius) [con]os p[ro]prio [con]plectitur ere libellos / Qui videt in patulo sole inica[n]te nichil / Et licet a puero prinetur lumine carnis / Non tu[nc] internu[m] lume in an[im]e fiut / Tu cernens vagos reddis rogitam[us] hūti(?) / Ne furti fueris crimine not[us] hinno, 15th century, probably Germany (leaf n6v). Modern English bibliographic description pasted in, probably Martini (rear fly leaf).

Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased from Giuseppe Martini, March 1913.