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Bod-Inc: B-465

Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.

Liber sextus Decretalium.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Andreae, Johannes: Gloss on Preface to Liber sextus Decretalium.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uia preposterus est ordo prius humana subsidia . . .’

[a1r] Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.: [Preface to Liber sextus Decretalium.] See B‑460.

[a2v] Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.: Liber sextus Decretalium. See B‑460.

[a2v] [Andreae, Johannes: Gloss on Liber sextus Decretalium.] Incipit: ‘Fideli. Errore Grecorum qui dicebant spiritum sanctum procedere a solo patre . . .’


Imprint: Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 9 Jan. 1476. Folio.


Collation: [a–c10 d12+1 e–g10 h10+1 i12 k l8 m6 n–q10 r4].


ISTC: ib00985000

GW: GW 4857 (Anm.);

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *3593;

Goff: Goff B‑985;

BMC: BMC I 32;

Proctor: Pr 109;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑706; CIBN B‑698; Sheppard 72.

LCN: 13914703


Copy number: B-465(1)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled leather over wooden boards; central boss on each cover and two clasps lost; rebacked. On both covers double fillets form a double intersecting frame and an inner rectangle, the outer border being decorated with a small lozenge-shaped foliate stamp and two other small foliate stamps, repeated; within the outer frame, a repeated ‘Maria' scroll stamp. On the upper cover the inner rectangle is divided by lattice-work formed by triple fillets and a small lattice-work roll into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments, each decorated with a rosette stamp and a repeated cusp-edged stamp. On the lower cover the inner rectangle is divided by triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments, each decorated with the rosette stamp and the cusp-edged stamp. The spine is decorated with the repeated cusp-edged stamp. Large contemporary manuscript label on the upper cover; later manuscript labels on the spine.

Size: 420 × 298 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 410 × 280 mm.

On [a1r] a 14-line initial ‘B' is supplied in interlocked red and blue, with pen-work infill in red and green, and with decoration and extensions into the margins in green, and a three-line initial ‘B' supplied in blue. Other initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Polling, diocese of Augsburg, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, SS. Jacobus, Salvator and S. Crux; book-plate: see Warnecke 1598. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' written on book-plate in black ink; shelfmarks: ‘Inc. Typ. no. 489', on book-plate. Unidentified shelfmark/bookseller's mark on [a1r]. Purchased from Munich via Thomas Rodd for Fl. 66, i.e. for £6. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q inf. 2.11.

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