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Bod-Inc: B-111

Bartolus de Saxoferrato

Super secunda parte Digesti novi.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Bartolus de Saxoferrato: Lectura super secunda parte Digesti novi. ‘De verborum obligationibus'. Incipit: ‘[S]tipulatio non potest. Lex nostra diuiditur in vii partes . . .’ Preceded by a short introductory remark. See DBI VI 647.

[M5v] [Colophon.]

[M5v] [Poem to the reader and praise of the book.] Incipit: ‘Si correcta voles digesta euoluere legum | Hec eme, que nulla carpere parte potes. | Perlege: non paruo sunt emendata labore. | Nil nisi correctum vendere Spira iubet'; 2 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Venice]: Vindelinus de Spira, 1473. Folio.


Collation: [a–z A–L10 M6].


ISTC: ib00220500

GW: GW 3563;

Hain: H *2606 (II);

Proctor: Pr 4051;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑162; CIBN B‑139; Oates 1620; Rhodes 293; Sheppard 3228.

LCN: 13933731


Copy number: B-111(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [M6].

Stamped signatures kk in gathering [H]; see GW Anm.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 450 × 310 × 100 mm.

Size of leaf: 435 × 285 mm.

In gatherings [a]–[k] and occasionally thereafter, copious early marginal notes in faded red ink, in a note on the front pastedown erroneously attributed to Melanchthon; see also the introduction of the Kloß sale catalogue, p. xix. Running headings in brown ink are supplied by the same hand. Occasional numbering of gatherings.

On [a2r] an eight-line initial is supplied in red with reserved white decoration and blue mayflower infill, some pen-flourishing extending into the inner margin; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; not found in sale catalogue. J. Rimmell (mid-nineteenth century); label on the front pastedown. Purchased for £0. 14. 0; see Books Purchased (1841), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.31.

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