Script: Written by several scribes in small gothic bookhand. One historiated initial, f. 1r, 6-line, beige with foliage serif, red, against blue ground with white filigree, containing an apothecary (unguentarius) mixing ingredients in a mortar with two pestles. Numerous flourished initials, 3- to 2-line, alternate in red with blue, and vice versa, or often plain initials in red or blue. Running headlines in red and blue. Paragraph marks, alternating red and blue, appear sporadically (ff. 1r-36v). Binding: Eighteenth century, Germany. Cream colored pigskin, blind-tooled. Gilt edges. Green and cream endbands. Title on spine: "De septem/ Sacrament. Tract. Mst.".
Manuscript on parchment of St. Bonaventure's Commentary on Book IV of the Sentences of Peter Lombard.
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Peter Lombard, Bishop of Paris, ca. 1100-1160
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Marston MS 175
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 175. Bonaventure, Commentarius in Librum IV Sententiarum Petri Lombardi. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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