Commentaria in Sententias Petri Lombardi / Durandus of Saint-Pourc̦ain.

Author
Durandus, of Saint-Pourçain, Bishop of Meaux, approximately 1275-1334 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Paris, France] : [producer not identified], [1336]
Description
2 volumes (iii, 199, iv ; iii, 212, 33 leaves) : parchment, illustrations ; 45 cm

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Notes
  • Title from printed catalog.
  • Script: Textualis libraria.
  • Decoration: French Gothic. Column miniature on fol. 1r, border decoration, bas-de-page drolleries, and overall mise-en-page show influence of the French painter Jean Pucelle (approximately 1300-approximately 1355), illuminator to King Charles IV of France, and of his Paris workshop.
Binding note
England (?), 19th century. The two volumes are covered in velvet over wooden boards (6 mm thick).
Provenance
Garrett MS. 83 was commissioned in Paris by the Dominican Simon Comitis (or Simone del Conte of Naples), who was the prior of St.-Jacques of Paris, and completed in 1336 by William de Kirkby, a scribe of English origin living in Paris. Robert Garrett (1875-1961), of Baltimore, Maryland, Class of 1897, purchased the two volumes from Quaritch on 24 September 1903. He deposited them in the Princeton University Library (Deposit no. 5426). His gift to the Library, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift of Robert Garrett, 1942.
References
Medieval & Renaissance manuscripts in the Princeton University Library, volume 1, pages 169-171.
Cite as
Garrett MS. 83, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
OCLC
1097222243
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