Dialogus magistri Guillermi de ockam doctoris famosissimi.

William, of Ockham, ca. 1285-ca. 1349.
Other Title:
Goff title: Dialogorum libri septem adversus haereticos : Tractatus de dogmatibus Johannis XXII
[Lyon : Johannes Trechsel, not before 12 September 1494]
[10], CCLXXVI, [12] leaves : ill. ; 30 cm. (fol.)
tix. lia. dei* asta (3) 1494 (Q)
John XXII, Pope, d. 1334.
Theology, Doctrinal -- Early works to 1800.
Popes -- Primacy -- Early works to 1800.
Incunabula -- France -- Lyon -- 1494.
Chained bindings (Binding) -- 15th century.
Wooden boards (Binding) -- 15th century.
Place of Publication:
France Lyon.
Dialogorum libri septem adversos haereticos
Tractatus de dogmatibus Johannis XXII
Compendium errorum Johannis papae XXII.
Edited by Jodocus Badius Ascensius.
Printer named in preface by Badius Ascensius (leaf pi1v), which is dated at Lyon, "pridie ydus septembrias" [i.e. 12 September] 1494.
Chancery folio, printed primarily in double columns. Leaf a2r: 55 lines to a full column, plus headline and printed marginalia; area of text: 205 (216) x 128 (152) mm.; col width: 60 mm. Initial spaces with guide letters; spaces for paragraph marks. With signatures and foliation; without catchwords. Half-page woodcut illustration (125 x 132 mm.) "represent[ing], in a library, the master and disciple of the Dialogus, the former expounding, the latter writing, with the inscriptions 'ma.' and dis.'"--BM 15th cent.
Signatures: pi¹⁰ a-s⁸ t-v¹⁰ A-O⁸ AA-BB⁶.
Leaves pi2-p6 signed "2"-"6", respectively.
The Compendium errorum Johannis papae XXII has special title leaf with title: "Compendium errorum." Incipit on leaf AA2r reads: Incipit compendiu[m] erroru[m] Ioha[n]nis pape xxij. editu[m] et compilatum a fratre Guillermo ockam de ordine fratru[m] minorum.
Explicit on leaf BB6r reads "Compendij errorum Iohannis vicesimisecundi finis." A variant reads: "Compendij errorū Iohannis vicesimisecundi finis." Cf. BM 15th cent.
"Sometimes found with the 'Opus nonaginta dierum et dialogi' (Goff O13)."--ISTC.
Local notes:
RBC copy bound with: William, of Ockham. Su[m]maria seu epitomata CXXIIII Capituloru[m] o[per]is XC dierum M. Guilhelmi de ocka[m] dilige[n]ter collecta. [Lyon : Johannes Trechsel, 16 July 1495] (Goff O-13)
Penn Libraries RBC copy leaf size: 289 x 203 mm.
Penn Libraries RBC copy: rubrication: capital strokes and paragraph marks supplied in red on leaves B5v-H8r; otherwise without rubrication.
Penn Libraries RBC copy has a faded early ms. inscription on tail inner corner of title leaf; outer corners at head and foot of title leaf have brief ms. notations, possibly shelfmarks or prices, in brown ink.
RBC copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 1900.
Penn Libraries RBC copy bound in full contemporary blind-stamped leather over wooden boards; four raised bands on spine; evidence of two leather and metal clasps and catchplates; a 3 x 2 cm. piece has been cut out of the top of the lower board where, presumably, a chain had been attached; corners of boards damaged; leather on boards badly torn and scraped off in many places; backstrip wanting. A black morocco label with the author, titles and date stamped in gold is now detached from the spine and laid in.
Penn Libraries RBC copy has a few pinpoint wormholes in first gathering; inkblot on leaf a1r; leaves of gathering pi partially detached from spine.
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) copy on permanent deposit at the University of Pennsylvania Library; purchased from Samonati in 1925.
Yarnall copy imperfect: contains only the Tractatus de dogmatibus Johannis XXII (leaves AA1-BB6).
Yarnall copy leaf size: 278 x 204 mm.
Yarnall copy without rubrication.
Yarnall copy bound in decorated paper over paper boards.
Penn Provenance:
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) (bookplate) (stamp)
Penn Chronology:
1494 (not before 12 Sept.)
Cited in:
Goff, O-9
BM 15th cent., VIII, 296 (IB.41906)
GW, M11905, M11908
BSB-Ink. G-502
Walsh, J.E. 15th cent. printed books, 3791-3792
Hain-Copinger, 11938*
Hain-Copinger, 11946*
IGI 6947
Proctor, 8603
Renouard, P. Badius Ascensius, III, 86-89
ISTC io00009000
William, of Ockham, ca. 1285-ca. 1349.
William, of Ockham, ca. 1285-ca. 1349.
Badius, Josse, 1462-1535.
Trechsel, Johannes, 15th cent., printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Compendium errorum.
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