Nov. 1, 2014 (Mansfield, MA, USA) — The Franciscan Archive announces today the publication of its English translation of St. Bonaventure of Bagnoregio’s (1217-1274) Opera Omnia, tome I: Commentaries on the First Book of Sentences of Master Peter Lombard.
The text features a A Replica Translation, in English, of the Critical Latin Edition by the Quaracchi Fathers, of 1882 A. D., with All accompanying Original Prolegomena, Tabulae, Scholia and Footnotes, furnished with translations of All the Variant Readings cited in the Original & Enriched with frequent citation of Scholastic terms in the Latin tongue; Includes Introduction & Preface to English Translation, 2 Color Illustrations & table of Scholastic Terms.
The publication, thus, also contains the complete Text of Master Peter Lombard’s, First Book of Sentences, in English translation.
Dimensions of the publication: 996 pages: size 9.25” by 13.56”, by 2.625″; green cloth hardcover, Laminated full color jacket (as seen above), printed on acid-free 50lb-paper, sewn library binding, green ribbon, shrink wrapped, with barcoding, approx weight: 9.1 lbs (4.14 kg).
Distribution has been consigned to SOSM Inc. of Mansfield, MA, USA, a non-profit corporation, which is offering copies to raise the funds necessary to print the second volume, God willing in the fall of 2015 or spring of 2016. For a suggested donation of $80 USD per single copy (shipping not included), or $300 USD for a box of 5 copies. Ordering information is available here:
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The Table of Questions from the actual First Tome, is viewable in PDF format from this link:
This is a limited publication of 3,000 copies. Distribution is world-wide.
AS OF Friday, November 7, 2014, All our pre-orders for this book have been mailed. Depending on how far you are from our HQ in Mansfield, MA, USA, it should take between 3-5 days in USA, or 5-10 business days overseas for you to receive your copy or copies. Many thanks to all those who pre-ordered this publication for your foresight, your trust and confidence in The Franciscan Archive Publications, and your charity and collaboration in assisting us raise the funds to publish the next tome of Bonaventure!