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Bod-Inc: B-097

Bartolus de Saxoferrato

Super prima parte Codicis.


Analysis of Content

a2r Bartolus de Saxoferrato: Lectura super prima parte Codicis. Incipit: ‘[R]ubrica ista habetur diuersimode. Uera rubrica est illa quam dicam uobis legendo . . .’ See DBI VI 640-69, at 647.


Imprint: Milan: Leonardus Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, 5 May 1484. Folio.


Collation: a–h8 i6 k–t8 u4.

Types: Types: 145 G. and 87 G (not as GW); see BMC VI 744 and Sheppard.


ISTC: ib00193500

GW: GW 3495;

Hain: R, Supplement, 25;

Proctor: Pr 5950;

Others: Sheppard 4954.

LCN: 13931423


Copy number: B-097(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and u4.

Line 3 of the colophon on u3r reads ‘teuthonicos', not ‘theutonicos' as GW. Part of a uniformly bound set of five volumes, all purchased at the Butler sale and probably previously owned by the Cistercians in Valencia.

Binding: Quarter parchment over pasteboards, the sides covered with leaves from a fifteenth-century antiphonary; the same manuscript as B‑095, B‑101, B‑120, and B‑121.

Size: 409 × 285 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 405 × 276 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes. On u3v a note about the number of gatherings and folios in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand: ‘F 160 Q. 20'; but really 154 leaves.

Provenance: Probably Valencia, Cistercians, S. Bernardo; see ownership inscription in B‑121; old shelfmark on spine, ‘M II 9', probably from Valencia. Samuel Butler (1774-1839); sale, pt II, lot 233(1). Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see annotated sale catalogue, and Books Purchased (1840), 33.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.14.

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