Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: A-455

Ars Notariatus


Analysis of Content

A1r ‘Tabula.’ Siegfried Furtenbach, ‘Ars notariatus. Ein kurialer Notariatstraktat des 15. Jahrhunderts', Österreichisches Archiv für Kirchenrecht, 30 (1979), 3-22 and 299-327, at 16-17, with some variations.

A1v Ars notariatus. Furtenbach, ‘Ars notariatus', 299-327, at 308-27, with variations. On the authorship see Furtenbach, ‘Ars notariatus', 303-4; this edition is among those discussed at 14-15.


Imprint: [Rome: Printer of the Ars notariatus, after 1500?]. 4°.


Collation: A6.


ISTC: ia01134000

GW: GW 2661;

Hain: R 40;

Goff: Goff A‑1134;

Others: Sheppard 3183.

LCN: 13980519


Copy number: A-455(1)

Binding: Half parchment over nineteenth-century pasteboards, with script in green, red, and faded black ink visible, possibly dating from the fifteenth or sixteenth centuries. Perhaps from a service book: script in green, rubrics(?), contains the word ‘Virgin.’

Size: 200 × 148 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 194 × 140 mm.

Early marginal annotations. On A6v notes on Roman legal phrases, with incipits: ‘Iustitie complementu[m] est cum quis habet potentes aduersarios . . .'; ‘Senator Capitolii cum suis [gap] collateralibus. Est autem capitolium locus largus et spatiosus in quo Romanorum Jud[ices] ius dicunt et reddunt . . .'; ‘Item nemo curialium Romana curiam sequentem [gap] iuris dictioni . . .'; ‘Item coram gubernatore vrbis conuocantur . . .’

Provenance: Purchased at an anonymous sale (25 Feb. Mar. 1886), lot 896, for £0. 1. 0.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.38.

Go to top of page