Merton College MS. 61
Former shelfmark: G. 3. 1
DUNS SCOTUS ON II SENT; 1452
DSO (Wadding) 6; DSO (Balic) 7-8* (not citing or using this copy); Glorieux, Théol. 344r; Stegmüller, Sent. 421.
I-III pr. Paris 1517; DSO (Vivès), 12-13; extracts pr. C. Balic, Les Commentaires de Jean Duns Scot sur les Quatre Livres des Sentences (Louvain, 1927), pp. 302-20; Glorieux, Théol. 344n1; Stegmüller, Sent. 423.
On ff. 220v-2v is an index, as for MSS 59 and 60.
Ruled with fine pencil in 52 long lines. A contemporary folio-number is given at the end of each quire, in the lower margin near the spinefold.
As for MS 59.
As for MS 59. Doubtless an initial and border has been lost with the first leaf. On f. 115 is a 13-line initial and border in colours and gold; most of the lower margin has been excised.
s. xv, heavily restored; slightly bevelled oak boards with projecting squares, now bare; resewn on seven bands; formerly two broad straps from shallow recesses in the front board to catches in the back. Formerly chained from the foredge of the front board near the foot, and from the foredge of the back board, near the head. ff. i and 223 are blank paper binding leaves. Inside the front board is a parchment pastedown.
Provenance and Acquisition
As for MS 59. Inside the front board is a list of contents and ‘N. 5. 4 [changed to6]. Art:’, s. xvii, the second canc. and replaced with ‘G. 3. 1 (LXI)’ in red. The College bookplate. ‘3’ is inked on the foredge.
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