Loci praecipui theologici

Author

Philip. Melanth. [Philipp Melanchthon]

Title

Loci praecipui theologici

Date

1578

Place

Witebergae [Wittenberg]

Publisher

Excudebat Iohannes Crato

Note

IMPRINT:
VVitebergae [Wittenberg] Excvdebat Iohannes Crato, Anno M. D. LXXVII. [1578]

FORMAT:
749, [101] p. ; 17 cm. (8vo).

PROVENANCE:
Title page bears inscription with the name "David Carol[y/g] pastor."
Multiple ownership inscriptions on front flyleaf, one crossed out with another inscription written directly underneath. Latest inscription contains the year 1851 or 1857.
Initials "A K N" and year "1582" are stamped into the front cover.

MARGINALIA:
Small amount of Latin marginal notes alongside underlined Greek phrases in the text.

BINDING:
Germany (Wittenberg?), 16th-century blind-stamped alum-tawed pigskin over stacked paper boards. Both covers feature center panels with two Evangelist portraits (Front: Matthew and Mark; Back: Luke and John) bordered by ornamental roll containing floral designs, symbols of Wittenberg and Saxony, and medallions with profile portraits of Protestant leaders (ex. Luther, Melanchthon). Front cover includes compartments above and below central panel, stamped with initials "A K N" and year "1582" respectively. Initials "HR" incorporated in the Evangelist portrait designs. Ornamental panels stamped onto the spine in the space between raised bands.

REFERENCES:
cf. NUC pre-1956, vol. 374, p. 302a (1577 ed.)

Archive Location

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Num Pages

850

Call Number

BR336 .L6 1578

Item Type

Book

Files

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BR336 L6 1578 colophon.jpg
BR336 L6 1578 index.jpg
BR336 L6 1578 flyleaf 1.jpg
BR336 L6 1578 flyleaf 2.jpg
BR336 L6 1578 front cover.jpg
BR336 L6 1578 back cover.jpg

Collection

Citation

Philipp Melanchthon, “Loci praecipui theologici,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed May 22, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/9351.