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Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aurelij Augustini Prima Quinquagena
Basilee : Iohannem de Amerbach, 1497, the Colophon reads: Post exactam diligentenque emendationem (auctore deo) perfectus est insigne atque per clarum hoc opus explanationis psalmorum: diui ac magni doctoris augustini. Opus reuera maiori commendatione se dignum [exhiberes?] legentibus: quia quibusuis verbis explicari possit: vt et ex praefatione et prologo ipsuis euidenter colligi potest Quarto vero studio et accuratione castigatum: emendatus et ordinatus sit: hi iudicent qui illud alijs similibus sibi: siue manu scriptis: siue ere impressis litteris contulerint. Consummatum Basilee per magistrum ioannem de Amerbach: Anno domini.M.cccc.xcvij. F.105a: Aurelii Augustini Secunda Quinquagena. F.245a: Aurelii Augustini Tertia Quinquagena. The headlines indicate  the numbers of Psalms. No pagination or foliation, but numbered throughout by hand  on right hand pages 1 to 380 up to "Principalium sententiarum in explanatione libri psalmorum diui Augustini Annotatio" Pages printed in double columns. 426 leaves, 293 mm. folio, Initial letters hand coloured in red and highlighted in silver throughout the volume. Printed shoulder notes. .Bound in modern  half calf, 5 raised bands, red leather title label.  Marginal annotations in ink throughout the volume.  also on first title. A very good copy with only very occas. spotting. see: GW 2911. Hain-Copinger 1975. Hain 1975. OPAC Full Record: Main Author: Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo. 
Title Details: Explanatio Psalmorum. 
Publisher:Basilee : Iohannem de Amerbach, 1497. Physical desc.:426 l (fol). 
 see: GW 2911. Hain-Copinger 1975. Hain 1975. Payment for this title by bank transfer only.

Inserted is a letter dated 1 May 1860 from a  William Lawson in which he explains that the volume belonged to William Beveridge (1637 - 1708)  Bishop of St Asaph and that it contains his marginal annotations and observations
 

£ 4500