Bartolus de Saxoferrato
Super prima parte Digesti novi.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Bartolus de Saxoferrato: Lectura super prima parte Digesti novi. Incipit: ‘[D]omini, vt scitis, hic non est caput totius compilationis . . .’ See DBI VI 647.
[G10r] [Verse colophon.]
Imprint: [Venice]: Vindelinus de Spira, 1471. Folio.
Collation: [a–c10 d10+1 e–o10 p8 q r10 s8 t–z A10 B10+1 C10 D E8 F10 G12].
GW: GW 3546;
Hain: H *2606 (I);
Proctor: Pr 4029;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑151; Hillard 300; Sheppard 3205.
Copy number: B-107(1)
Wanting the blank leaves [G11] and [G12].
Binding: Contemporary German(?) half sheep, dyed red and with fillets, over modern boards. Old spine laid down.
Size: 448 × 295 × 90 mm.
Size of leaf: 433 × 283 mm.
Running headings in an early hand.
On [a2r] an initial is supplied in blue with mayflower infill in red and pale green and pen-flourishing in the same colours; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.
Provenance: Freising, Cathedral Chapter; on front pastedown an engraved book-plate: the Virgin and Child on a crescent moon, lettered below ‘Insignia Capituli', see Warnecke 559. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' on [a1r] and ‘Inc. Typ. Nro. 192' on [a1v]. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 1.5.
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