Search Bodleian Incunables:

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



Bod-Inc: B-120

Bartolus de Saxoferrato

Super prima parte Infortiati.


Analysis of Content

a2r Bartolus de Saxoferrato: Super prima parte Infortiati. Incipit: ‘[Q]uia hic non est caput libri considerata diuisione legis latoris . . .’ [et]10r Explicit: ‘... ita intelligatur gl. i. l. si is q[ui] supra de testa[mentis].’ See B‑118.

[et]10r Colophon: ‘Super prima parte infortiati excellentissimi utriusque iuris doctoris domini Bartoli de Saxoferrato h[ic] finitur. Impressa M[edio]lani per Leonardum Pachel et Uldericum Sinczenzeller. Anno a natali christiano. M.cccc.lxxxiiii. quinto decimo kalendas Augusti.’

[et]10v ‘Registrum prime partis Infortiati.’


Imprint: Milan Leonhardus Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, 18 July 1484. f°

Secundo folio: (a3r) verso non viciat ut


Collation: a–z8 [et]10.

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


ISTC: ib00235200

GW: GW 3620;

Hain: R, Supplement, 26;

Proctor: Pr 5952;

Others: Sheppard 4956.

LCN: 13932964


Copy number: B-120(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

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‑097, B‑101, and B‑121.

Size: 409 × 290 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 407 × 277 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes. On u3v a note about the number of gatherings and folios in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand: ‘Qui. 24 F 140'; but really 194 leaves.

Provenance: Probably Valencia, Cistercians, S.Bernardo; see ownership inscription in B‑121 (Auct. 3Q 3.17); old shelfmark on spine, ‘M II 11', probably from Valencia. Samuel Butler (1774-1839); sale, pt II, lot 233(3). Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see annotated sale catalogue, and Books Purchased (1840), 33.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.16.

Copy number: B-120(2)

Fragments: leaves o2 and o3 used as front pastedown and endleaf, leaves o6 and o7 as back pastedown and endleaf in MS. Auct. E. 1. 2; sheet o4.5 used as front pastedown and endleaf, sheet p4.5 used as back pastedown and endleaf in MS. Auct. E. 1. 3; the manuscripts are the two volumes of Conradus Kircher, Concordantiae Veteris Testamenti Graecae, Ebraeis vocibus respondentes (Frankfurt, 1607), apparently rearranged into Greek-Hebrew order by Sir Henry Savile; see SC 3046-7.

Bindings (of MSS. Auct. E. 1. 2-3): English (Oxford) 17th-century reversed calf (fillets only); each volume wants one set of ties; pronounced 'yapp' edges, '113' on MS. E. 1. 2, '114' on MS. E. 1. 3; large numbers of parchment index tabs for each volume.

Sizes: 383 × 258 × 120/108 mm.

Sizes of leaves: 367/370 × 233/240 mm.

Provenance: Sir Henry Savile (1549-1622); as stated in Bodleian Pre-1920 catalogue. The manuscripts were apparently acquired between 1634 and 1655; see SC.

FORMERSHELFMARKS: Arch. B. 57 (in black ink on front endleaf of MS. 1. 2); Arch. C. 82 (in black ink on front endleaf of MS. 1. 2; Arch. B. in MS. 1. 3.

SHELFMARK: MSS. Auct. E. 1. 2-3 (pastedowns).

Go to top of page