item TAK/3/9 - Summa Collationum sive Communiloquium

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Summa Collationum sive Communiloquium


  • c.1400 (Creation)

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1 parchment leaf

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Text from the Summa Collationum sive Communiloquium by John of Wales (Johannes Guallensis). First line 1r: ad u(r)sinis ei plus p(ro)dest alio(ru)m toleran. First line 1v: quilla collocatur . Et ibi b(e)n(e) de hoc .( (est).

Physical Description: Fine white parchment with very slight yellowing at edges; single leaf in double columns with races of dry-point ruling. Parchment dimensions 357 x 245 mm, total written space 253 x 160 mm, space between columns 16 mm, text columns 72 and 74 mm, 48 lines per column. Black ink with capitals highlighted in faded yellow and red paragraph mark, recto text lightly rubbed and degraded; written in a very square and neat Gothic textualis with fine flourishes. Across the top of the recto are written VII and O in red and blue with decorations, along with .xci. in red in the upper right corner with a modern penciled 83 beneath it. The upper margin of the verso has written III and P in red and blue with decorations, and the modern pencil note "Johannes Gallensis, Summa Collationum Sive Communiloquium Spain c. 1400" in the lower margin.


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Catalogue description by Margaret Silvers, 2014.

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