Summa theologiae: Pars secunda: secunda pars.

Accession number: 
PML 15121
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.
[Strasbourg] : [Johann Mentelin], [not after 1463]
[248] leaves ; 42 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1907.

Title and imprint from ISTC.
Printed in Mentelin's type 3:92G.
The Sélestat copy (Walter 474) was bought from Mentelin in 1463.
Collation: [1-4¹² 5¹⁰; 6-10¹²; 11-14¹² 15⁸ 16⁶(1+1: Pro causa); 17-20¹² 21¹⁰ 22⁸]: 247 leaves, leaves [21]/10 and [22]/7-8 blank.
Paper format: Royal folio.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 40.3 x 30.2 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: [21]/10 blank. Leaf [22]/8 bound at front.

18th-century English gilt-tooled diced calf over paper boards (42 x 30.5 cm), sewn on 6 supports, possibly by Roger Payne, with Wodhull arms. Marbled paper pastedowns and endleaves, with plain paper endleaves.
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Checklist title: Summa theologica, II:2


Hand decoration: Contemporary rubrication, red and blue initials and headlines, red paragraph marks and capital strokes. Annotations: Contemporary marginal notations throughout, in several hands, including commentary, textual corrections, and nota bene marks. Contemporary manuscript alphabetic index (leaf [22]/8, bound at front). Alpha-numeric manuscript quire signatures at bottom center and right edges. Modern red-printed colophon and printer's mark based on the Fust and Schoeffer 1457 Psalter (leaf [21]/10v.

Michael Wodhull (1740-1816), inscription, 25 June 1796 (front endleaf 2 recto), purchased at Payne's sale for £5.5.0 plus £1.3.0 for binding and mending, through inheritance to his sister-in-law: Mary Ingram, who left it in 1824 to Samuel Amy Severne; J.E. Severne and Wodhull sale, Sotheby's London, 11 January 1886, lot 2560 for £37.0.0; John Scott (1830-1903) of Largs, Scotland, his sale, Sotheby's, 5 April 1905, lot 2421, to Ellis for £50; Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased from J. Pearson & Co., May 1907.