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Bod-Inc: B-212

Bernardus Parmensis

Casus longi super quinque libros Decretalium.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a1v] ‘Tabula'.

[a3r] Bernardus [Parmensis: Introduction.] Incipit: ‘  “[R]ex pacificus”, premissa salutatione, sic pone casum. In ista constitutione, rex pacificus, id est dominius noster Iesus Christus pia sua miseratione ab initio mundi disposuit seu preuidit subditos suos fore pudicos, pacificos et modestos . . .’

[a3r] Bernardus [Parmensis]: Casus longi super quinque libros Decretalium. Incipit: ‘  “[F]irmiter credimus”. Nota quod post symbolum apostolorum . . .’ See Schulte II 115-16.


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 1484. Folio.


Collation: [a–y8.6 z8 A6 B–E8.6 F–I8].


ISTC: ib00457000

GW: GW 4095;

Hain: H *2932;

Goff: Goff B‑457;

Proctor: Pr 589;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑344; Sheppard 456.

LCN: 13913916


Copy number: B-212(1)

Leaf [a1] torn; [I8] damaged. Some leaves repaired in guttering.

Binding: Contemporary German(?) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with bevelled edges. Remains of catches; two clasps lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of the upper cover. On both covers double fillets form two frames, the inner rectangle being subdivided by double fillets into triangular compartments. On the upper cover the inner rectangle is decorated with the following repeated stamps: a circular rosette, a circular deer, a circular swan, a circular double-headed eagle, a lozenge-shaped eagle, and a circular cross motif. On the lower cover the frames are decorated with the lozenge-shaped eagle stamp, small, circular evangelist stamps, and a circular unicorn stamp, all repeated; the inner rectangle is decorated with these stamps, also the stamps from the upper cover and an oval-shaped S. Barbara, all repeated, and a circular Crucifixion, and circular Madonna and Child. Parchment endleaves and pastedowns.

Size: 318 × 227 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 308 × 204 mm.

The gatherings are signed by hand. Early marginal notes.

Provenance: Thomas Williamson (sixteenth century); signature on [a1r]. Ralph Hedingham (sixteenth century); damaged inscription on [I8v]: ‘pertinet Radulph Hedyngham'. Thomas Grey (sixteenth century); signature on verso of lower parchment endleaf: ‘Magistri Tho. Grey Specsals'. Probably acquired between 1674 and 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus, I 143, but not in Hyde, Catalogus (1674).

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: B 5.8 Jur.; C 4.16 Th.; C 1.4 Jur.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 2.9.

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