Compendio sente[n]tias habere[n]t libri sententiarum / frater Joha[n]nes de Fonte ordinis fratrum minorum.

Accession number: 
PML 137
Johannes de Fonte.
[Augsburg] : [Günther Zainer], [1475-1476]
[66] leaves ; 26 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from incipit (leaf [1]/2r).
Colophon (leaf [7]/7v): Fratris Johannis lectoris in monte pessulano Compendium librorum sentenciarum quatuor. in modum conclusionum sentencialiter compositum In quibus magister a doctoribus non teneatur [et] perfunctorie clarius a studentibus in eodem intelligatur. Felictier finit. Pro cuius consummatione sit laus et gloria Christo Amen.
Printed in Zainer's types 2:118dG (headings and explicit) and 4:95R (text).
Collation: [1-5¹⁰ 6-7⁸]: 66 leaves, leaves [1]/1 and [7]/8 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
Printed text skips a line in Book II, Dist. 25 (last line of leaf [3]/3v), generally added in manuscript, probably in printer's shop (same in PML and Darmstadt ULB copies).
PML copy leaf dimensions: 26 x 18.5 cm., trimmed.
PML copy missing 2 leaves: [1]/1 and [7]/8 (blanks).
PML copy listed under Division A in Checklist.

19th-century(?) English laced parchment with extended fore edge (26.5 x 19 cm.), sewn on 5 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; sprinkled edges. Green ribbon tie attached to rear board.
Variant Title: 

Compendium librorum Sententiarum


Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards (when needed), capital strokes, boxes around distinction headings, and headlines (mostly trimmed away). Annotations: Printer's shop manuscript line correction (leaf [3]/3v). Minimal marginal notes.

Munich, Court Library, duplicate inscription (leaf [1]/2r); William Morris (1834-1896), Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, booklabel (front pastedown); Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (front pastedown) and price code w/-/- (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.