Bartolus de Saxoferrato
Super secunda parte Infortiati.
Analysis of Content
a2r Bartolus de Saxoferrato: Lectura super secunda parte Infortiati. ‘De legatis primo'. Incipit: ‘[P]er omnia exequata dicit textus fideicommissis scilicet singularibus et pecuniariis seu particularibus . . .’ See DBI VI 646-7.
Imprint: Venice: Andreas Torresanus de Asula, 5 Dec. 1487. Folio.
Collation: a–u8 x6.
GW: GW 3636;
Hain: H *2592 (II);
Goff: Goff B‑240;
Proctor: Pr 4715;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑189; Sheppard 3783.
Copy number: B-121(1)
Wanting the blank leaves a1 and x6; wanting s2.7.
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‑120.
Size: 423 × 293 × 38 mm.
Size of leaf: 420 × 280 mm.
Occasional early marginal notes. On x5v a note about the number of gatherings and folios in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand: ‘Q. 21 F 152', but really 166 leaves.
Provenance: Probably Valencia, Cistercians, S. Bernardo; ‘Pertinet Monasterio Sti. Bernardini Pallantie'; old shelfmark on spine, ‘M II 12', probably from Valencia. Samuel Butler (1774-1839); sale, pt II, lot 233(4). Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see annotated sale catalogue, and Books Purchased (1840), 33.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.17.
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