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MS 135: Composite manuscript including four different texts, 15th century

Identifier: MS 135


Contains four texts, written in at least three different hands.


  1. ff. 1r-2v; continued on f. 158v: notes on Logic, author unknown
  2. ff. 3r-87v; 89r-98v; 116r-118v: Commentaries on the 'Ars Vetus', by Walter Burley
  3. f. 88r: inserted 16th century Italian letter, signed by 'Vester Ludovicus'
  4. ff. 99r-109r: Incomplete 'Logica Magna' by Paul of Venice
  5. ff. 110r-115v: blank folios
  6. ff. 132r-158r: blank folios

This is written in Italian script by at least three different hands, and none of the hands are more than fairly good.


There are filigree initials.


  • Creation: 15th century

Language of Materials

Latin and Italian

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.


1 bound MS volume

Previous title

Title given to the manuscript in Catherine Borland’s catalogue: Logicae compendium.

Previous reference

D. b. II. 8

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Collation: a2, b10, c12, d10-h10, i14, k10, l10, m3 (wants 4), n10-p10; q8, r9 =158. Folios 116-118 should follow f. 98.


28.26 cm X 21.27 cm


Secundo folio: Si quis instaret.

Foliation and number of lines to a page: The foliation and number of lines to a page vary throughout the manuscript. See individual descriptions for more details.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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