MS. Lat. class. d. 36
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Another copy of this commentary, written in 1342, was lot 30 in Sotheby's sale (below).
Texts of Italian conciliar constitutions, written in the 13th cent. Those on fol.iii are much damaged. On fol.iv are decrees of a council of 1223 presided over by Angelus, patriarch of Grado .
Legal (?) text, washed off.
2 cols., 44–52 lines (mainly unruled), below top line. Only fol. 1 rubricated.
Rounded Italian gothic
Italian plain parchment cased-binding with slightly yapped fore-edges; the spine lettered in gilt in 'black-letter' type 'Commentaria | in | Rhetorica | Ciceronis', and, at the bottom 'Mss. XIV S.'
Provenance and Acquisition
Bought by Baron C. A. de Cosson in Italy (1876) with four other manuscripts (lots 29–30, 32–33 in Sotheby's Sale, March 27, 1950), of which one (lot 33) certainly belonged to the Dominican convent of SS. Giovanni e Paolo, Venice .
Sotheby's 27 March 1950 (above), lot 31. Bought.