Tractatus duodecim / Petri Hispani.

Accession number: 
PML 117
John XXI, Pope, -1277.
Impresse Colonie : industria Henrici Quentel, Duo decimo kalendas octobris anno salutis ante iubileum centesimam [20 September 1499].
[50] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 20 cm (4to)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from half-title page, leaf a1r.
Imprint from colophon, leaf i6r: Viri doctrinatiui Petri hyspani summule siue isagoge in arestotelicos dyalectice libros cura peruigili reuise atq[ue] emendis q[ui]bus scatebant erepte Impresse Colonie industria Henrici Quentel ciuis euisdem Felici metha q[ui]escunt. Duo decimo k[a]l[end]as octobris anno salutis ante iubileu[m] centesima[m].
Printed in Quentell's types 6:63G, 7:80G, 8:130G, and 9:280G.
PML Checklist defines as Quentell's second press, division A.
Signatures: a-e⁶ f⁴ g⁶ h⁴ i⁶: 50 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery quarto.
Woodcut and woodcut diagrams.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 19.2 x 13.2 cm.

19th-century French gilt- and blind-tooled red morocco (by or in the style of Bozerian le jeune) over paper boards (20 x 14 cm), sewn on 2 supports. Plain blue paper pastedowns and endleaves, with plain paper endleaves; decorative endbands; gilt edges.

Hand decoration: Rubrication largely unrealized (1 initial added, leaf a2r). Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

John Hayford Thorold (1773-1831), monogram booklabel and Syston Park armorial bookplate, his sale, Sotheby's, 12 Dec. 1884, lot 1508; multiple manuscript 'collated & perfect' notes on rear endleaves, including one from H. Gordon, 3/12/85; Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (rear pastedown) and purchase notes: No. 224, 21/5/96 and price code: o/wl/- (front endleaf 1 verso), entire library purchased in 1902 by: Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.