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RB 104537

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DURANDELLUS
Paderborn, etc., 1470(?)-92
Bound after Petrus de Aquila, Quaestiones in IV libros Sententiarum Petri Lombardi (Speier: Peter Drach, 1480); Hain 1325.
ff. 1-98v Evidencie Durandi super primum Sententiarum, Supra prologum primi sententiarum sunt duo articuli. Primus est contra illud quod dicit Thomas in questionibus disputatis q. ix ar. 9 videlicet rubrica de eodem non potest esse scilicet fides et scientia…[f. 18v:] Et sic explicit recensio ad ea que continentur super primum sententiarum per me fratrem hinricum dazeborch ordinis predicatorum conventus wartbergensis anno domini mo cccc lxxo [space] in octava vigilie marie visitacionis pro tunc me lubeck exeunte…[f. 46:] Expliciunt hec super secundum sententiarum per manus fratris hinrici dazeborch lectoris per anno domini mo cccco 90…[f. 62v:] Expliciunt hec super 3m librum Sententiarum per me fratrem Hinricum dazeborch ordinis predicatorum Conventus Wartbergensis Terminarius pro tunc Paderbornensis. In vigilia Beati Mathie apostoli que tunc occurrebat 4ta feria post invocavit de ieiunio Anno Domini m cccc 91. Deus sit benedictus in sempiterna secula. Amen.…[f. 96:] Sic ergo apparet quod solo deo qui est ultimus finis omni tamquam immediato obiecto fruendum est Cui est gloria in secula seculorum. Amen. Benedictus deus. Expliciunt reprobationes Durandi super 4m Anno domini Mo cccco lxxxxii. In die Corone domini. In Paderborn per me fratrem hinricum dazeborch conventus Wartbergensis Ordinis predicatorum pro tunc terminarius exeuns Paderbormen. anno meo in ibi undecimo Cuius laus et honor sit deo trinitati. Amen. [ff. 96-97v, Subject index:] AnimaAngelusYdee, Plures sunt in deo primo [libro] distinctione 36 articulo 2o. [f. 98r-v, a discarded folio from this text, written but not rubricated, or foliated, bound at the end of the text.]
Evidenciae contra Durandum I-IV, Stegmüller, Rep. Sent. 191. Kaeppeli, SOPMA 923, citing this manuscript. Each distinctio and article divided into 4 sections denoted by the letters A-D for purposes of reference; the letters are not used in the subject index, which refers rather to the distinctio and article. Carefully corrected throughout; full marginal gloss in the hand of the writer on f. 1 only; thereafter sporadically.
Paper (several crowns of the type of Briquet, Couronne 4758, Namur 1463 and sim. var. Luxembourg, Metz and 2 incunabula printed in Lübeck; and of Piccard, Kronen I, 278, Erbach 1460-66), ff. 98; 398 × 280 (290 × 178) mm. 1-128 138(-2 through 8, +1 at the end). 2 columns of 62-67 lines, frame ruled in lead. Written in a poorly formed littera currens; the beginning words of each section in a somewhat more formal book hand. Opening initial, 16-line, parted red and blue with short tendrils; remaining book and secondary initials, 6-line, either parted red and blue, or red only. Running headlines; foliated in early form arabic numerals circled in red. Bound, s. XVex, in German stamped calf over heavy bevelled wooden boards, sewn on 7 bands; on front and back cover, perpendicular fillets form an outer border of small rosettes on either side of an upright leaf, alternating with large rosettes; in the central panel, repeated vine-like tooling whose resulting ogives enclose a thistle plant; remains of 2 fore edge clasps, back to front; 8 corner pieces; 4 bosses on the back, now missing; pattern of holes on front cover not clear; holes from the nails of a chain hasp on the upper edge of the back cover; spine missing and in poor condition overall. The same binding on RB 54171-72 (see below in this description), RB 102369 (separate description), and RB 104671 (see below in this description). Written at least in part at Paderborn between 1470 (?) and 1492 by Henricus Dazeborch of the Dominican house in Wartburg. Henricus also copied 7 leaves bound before Peter Lombard, Sententiarum Libri IV (Basle: Nicolaus Kesler, 1489), Hain 10196 and Thomas Aquinas, Scripta ad Hannibaldum (Basle: Nicolaus Kesler, 1492), Copinger 579, bound together as Huntington Library RB 54171-72. Henricus’ material contains mnemonic and study devices on the Sentences: 1. Res tres mens genuit essencia velle potestas/ Esse coevus amor uterque prius genitus dant…[also in Frankfurt, Stadts- und Universitätsbibliothek, MS Barth. 99, f. 364], signed “Et finit quartus liber sententiarum metrice per me hinricum dazeborch ordinis predicatorum Anno domini Mo cccc 91o in Paderborn pro tunc terminarius ibidem”; 2. Aut fruimur rebus cunctis aut utimur ipsis/ B<?> lege domini trinum necnon probat unum…[Walther, Initia 1878], signed “Finit hec Sententiarum metrice <?> 5a feria hora vesperarum per me fratrem hinricum dazeborch ordinis predicatorum Terminarius in Paderborn Anno domini Mo cccco 91”; 3. Cum difficultas verbalis multum impediat animum a speculatione veritatis…[Franciscus de Mayronis, De usu terminorum; Stegmüller, Rep. Sent. 1342, 1 and G. E. Mohan, “Initia Operum Franciscalium,” Franciscan Studies ser. 2, vol. 35 (1975) 75], signed “Explicit tractatus Brevis et utilis de terminis theoycalibus anno et cetera 90 Sabbato post festum beati dominici patris nostri per me fratrem hinricum dazeborch.” Possibly also in the hand of Henricus Dazeborch, although unsigned, are 3 manuscript leaves containing a questio of Henry of Gorichem (Stegmüller, Rep. Sent. 322) on the Sentences bound before Henry of Gorichem, Quaestiones in S. Thomam [Esslingen: Conrad Fyner, not after 1475], Hain 7806, Huntington Library RB 104671. Another printed book with manuscript material by Henricus Dazeborch is known through the bound Rosenbach typescript of Phillipps incunabula (in Rare Book Department files). In 1923 A. S. W. Rosenbach offered to Henry Huntington a copy of Johannes Herolt, Sermones discipuli super Epistolas dominicales [Cologne: Conrad Winters, de Homborch, ca. 1478], Copinger 2936, which contains a manuscript table copied by Henricus Dazeborch and dated 1481. The volume was returned or disposed of as duplicate (of RB 103500) at an unknown date; present location unknown. A Henricus de Dosburch is listed on the flyleaf of Berlin, Deutsche Staatsbibliothek, MS lat. 544 (th. fol. 145); that manuscript dated Leipzig, 1464; no medieval provenance given. In RB 104537, on the second leaf of the printed book, the initials of Leander van Ess (1772-1847) in pale red ink. Sold by him to Sir Thomas Phillips. Identified as n. 210 in the Catalogus Incunabulorum of former van Ess books in the Phillipps collection, although the upper part of the spine (the normal location for this number) is missing. In ink on f. i and on a square printed label on the lower spine, the number “29.” N. 62 in the bound Rosenbach typescript in Rare Book Department files; this number in pencil on f. i. The Phillipps incunabula acquired by Henry E. Huntington through A. S. W. Rosenbach in 1923.
Secundo folio: (defen-)sive et
Bibliography: Mead, n. 1402. Bond and Faye, 24.
Abbreviations
Bond and Faye
C. U. Faye and W. H. Bond, Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New York 1962)
Briquet
C. M. Briquet, Les Filigranes: dictionnaire historique des marques du papier…1282 jusqu’à 1600, facs. of the 1907 edition with supplementary material, ed. A. Stevenson (Amsterdam 1968)
Catalogus Incunabulorum
Catalogus incunabulorum professoris et doctoris theol. L. van Ess Darmstadlt [sic] nunc in bibliotheca phillippica deposit [sic], (Middle Hill [1840?])
Copinger
W. A. Copinger, Supplement to Hain’s Repertorium bibliographicum (London 1895-1902)
Hain
L. F. T. Hain, Repertorium bibliographicum (Stuttgart etc. 1826-38)
Kaeppeli, SOPMA
T. Kaeppeli, Scriptores ordinis praedicatorum medii aevi (Rome 1970- )
Mead
H. R. Mead, Incunabula in the Huntington Library (San Marino 1937)
; the manuscripts bound with incunables are not mentioned
Piccard
G. Piccard, Die Wasserzeichenkartei Piccard im Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart (Stuttgart 1961- )
Stegmüller, Rep. Sent.
F. Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum in Sententias Petri Lombardi (Würzburg 1947)
Walther, Initia
H. Walther, Initia carminum ac versuum medii aevi posterioris latinorum. Carmina medii aevi posterioris latina 1 (Göttingen 1959)

C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). Copyright 1989.
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California.
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