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Bod-Inc: B-154

Berberius, Johannes

Viatorium utriusque iuris.


Analysis of Content

a2r [Note on the contents.] Incipit: ‘Hoc opusculum iuris viatorium merito intitulatum . . .’

a2r ‘Prime . . . partis . . . rubrices'.

a3r Berberius, Johannes: Viatorium utriusque iuris. Incipit: ’  “[V]ias suas dominus demonstret michi et semitas suas edoceat me pater luminum a quo omne donum de sursum”. Jacobi .i. capi[tulo] [Iac 1,17] . . .’ See Schulte II 380.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, 1493]. 8°.


Collation: a–z [et] [con] A–E8 F10.


ISTC: ib00334000

GW: GW 3858;

Hain: HC *2793;

Goff: Goff B‑334;

BMC: BMC I 127;

Proctor: Pr 572;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑290; Sack, Freiburg, 544-5; Sheppard 430.

LCN: 13934584


Copy number: B-154(1)

Gathering b misbound in the order b1, 4, 3, 2, 7, 6, 5, 8. On F10rb bearer type, inked by mistake, comprising lines 1-17 of E1v; see GW Anm.

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, four bosses on each cover lost; remains of a metal clasp. Title-label at the head of the upper cover. On both covers triple fillets form a double frame; the inner frame with mitred corners. In the central compartments a plait-work roll; on the upper cover in the inner frame a round flower stamp; in the outer frame a roll of a classical design; on the spine, a lozenge-shaped stamp.

Size: 160 × 105 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 150 × 98 mm.

Author name on title-page, folio references in table of contents, and pagination on rectos only supplied by an eighteenth-century hand.

Provenance: Tegernsee, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Quirinus; on back pastedown ‘Attinet Tegernsee', on a2r: ‘Monasterij Tegernseensis' in an eighteenth-century hand. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; on front pastedown, a pencil note: ‘Non est Dupl. Conf. in fine' crossed out and ‘Dupl' written beneath; old shelfmark ‘Inc. 284'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not found in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.5.

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