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Bod-Inc: B-463

Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.

Liber sextus Decretalium.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] ‘Rubrice libri sexti Decretalium'.

[a5r] Andreae, Johannes: [Gloss on Preface to Liber sextus Decretalium.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uia preposterus est ordo prius humana subsidia . . .’

[a5r] Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.: [Preface to Liber sextus Decretalium.] See B‑460.

[a7v] Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.: Liber sextus Decretalium. See B‑460.

[a7v] Andreae, Johannes: [Gloss on Liber sextus Decretalium.] Incipit: ‘Fideli. Errore Grecorum qui dicebant spiritum sanctum procedere a solo patre . . .’


Imprint: Rome: Ulrich Han, 24 Dec. 1474. Folio.


Collation: [a10+2 b8 c12 d6 e12 f6 g10 h12 i10 k6 l12 m6 n10 o6 p q8 r10 s8 t10 v12 x10 y6 z10 A6 B C8].

Remarks: Collation as Sheppard, not as GW, which collates ‘[ . . . g10 h11  . . .]'. There is one more leaf than GW calls for, making 232 leaves in all: the extra leaf is the blank leaf [h1]. Gathering [a] is made up of ten leaves, with a bifolium inserted, as leaves [a2-3]: see diagram by D. M. R[ogers] on recto of front endleaf. The blank leaf [a4] is not so described in GW.


ISTC: ib00982000

GW: GW 4854;

Hain: H *3591;

Goff: Goff B‑982;

Proctor: Pr 3363;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑704; Sheppard 2680.

LCN: 13912293


Copy number: B-463(1)

Bound with:
2. Clemens V, Pont. Max., Constitutiones (cum apparatu Johannes Andreae). [Rome: Johannes Bulle, c.1478] (C‑367).

Binding: Contemporary leather over wooden boards, with metal catches; two clasps and five bosses on each cover lost. Three fillets form a frame, with the inner rectangle being divided by triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments.

Size: 425 × 300 × 100 mm.

Size of leaf: 408 × 273 mm.

Manuscript table of contents on a single leaf in a fifteenth-century hand, inserted between [a1] and [a2].

On [a5r] a five-line initial ‘B' is supplied in blue and edged with red. Other initials are supplied in red, blue, or turquoise, some with extensions into the margins. Some capital strokes in red. Manuscript foliation and chapter headings supplied in black ink. Title along the lower edge.

Provenance: Ried, Tyrol, Capuchins; inscription on [a1r]: ‘Loci Capucinorum Ried'. Joschius; a note by Kloß inside the upper cover describes the contents of the volume as ‘Exempla Joschii, unica'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2395 (1). Purchased for £0. 19. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 1.11(1).

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