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Augustinus, Soliloquiorum libri duo, etc. — Winchcombe, Gloucestershire. Benedictine abbey of St Kenelm.


Provenance: Winchcombe, Gloucestershire. Benedictine abbey of St Kenelm.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Lat. th. d. 46
Author/Title: Augustinus, Soliloquiorum libri duo, etc.
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

"In hoc volumine continentur multa parva opera Sancti Augustini, quod quidem volumen pertinet ad Winchelcombense Monasterium".

Date: s. xii
Ownership:

The family of Cope, Bramshill House, cf. Hist. MSS. Comm. Rep. 3. 242.

Sale Sotheby, March 4 (1913), lot 9, to Leighton (£17.5).

(no. 171 in the above-mentioned sale is said to be perhaps from Winchcombe. Why?)

Notes:

Formerly Sudeley Castle, Mrs Dent-Brocklehurst, Winchcombe.

Medieval binding.

Inscription on label under horn "on the under cover".