Thomas Aquinas 1645 Vellum Bound book
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Lot 0541 Details
Summa Theologica Sancti Thomae Aquinatis Divinae Voluntatis Iterpretis, Sacri Ordinis Praedicatorum. Parisiis: Apud Societatem. 1645. Folio, hardbound with tooled vellum covers, spine with six raised hubs, and one intact brass hinge (broken hinge included). Four parts bound in one volume with Latin text, title page with engraving of Thomas Aquinas, each volume with title page and approximately 5 or 6 index pages prior to beginning of each part. Part I - 264 pp., part II - 264 pp., part III - 404 pp., part IV - 449 pp., approximately 1,400 pages combined with additional index pages. Majority of text printed in two columns. 14 3/4" H x 10 1/4" W x 5" D. Provenance: Private Memphis, TN collection. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)
Overall worn condition with general wear to be expected from age. Toning, foxing spots, dampstaining, to pages. Pages appear collated. Front cover partially separated from spine. Bottom hinge broken (included), clasps missing. Stains, areas of oxidation around missing clasps, surface of covers. Inscription detailing page count, inside of front cover.