Saturday, 12 April 2014

Ege Leaves at the Paris Book Fair

The Salon internationale du livre ancien, Paris, is currently underway in the impressive setting of the Grand Palais.

Among several dealers offering medieval manuscripts, Giuseppe Solmi has a significant number of leaves and fragments, many of them formerly used in bindings, but also some cut from books. Among these were at least two ex-Ege MSS.

One is the Thomas Aquinas on the Sentences of Peter Lombard, Book I, mentioned in the previous post and HL40 in the Gwara Handlist, here with a part of Quaest.1, art.1: "competit. Praeterea nihil quod pluralitatem ... cuiuslibet de ratione horum":

There is a description on the seller's website.

The other is the Aurora, Gwara HL7, also mentioned in the previous post:
Description on the seller's website.

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