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Bod-Inc: B-467

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 . . .’

[s6r] ‘Rubrice sexti libri Decretalium'.

[s6r] [Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Pressos sepe vides, lector studiose, libellos | Quos eciam gaudes connumerare tuis'; 4 elegiac distichs.

[s6r] [Colophon.]


Imprint: Basel: Michael Wenssler, 10 Dec. 1477. Folio.

Remarks: Different setting from GW 4860.


Collation: [a–d10 e8 f10 g h8 i–l10 m8 n6 o p10 q8 r10 s6].


ISTC: ib00987000

GW: GW 4859 (Anm.);

Hain: HC, Addenda *3595;

Goff: Goff B‑987;


Proctor: Pr 7483;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑708; CIBN B‑701; Sack, Freiburg, 764-5; Sheppard 2329.

LCN: 13914673


Copy number: B-467(1)

Bound with:
1. Clemens V, Pont. Max., Constitutiones (cum apparatu Johannis Andreae). Basel: Michael Wenssler, 2 May 1478 (C‑368(1)).

On [s6r] the last two rubrics appear in reverse order: ‘De regulis iuris cxlvii'/`De verborum signifi[catione] cxlv', as in GW Anm.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for Kloß. Remains of parchment index tabs.

Size: 412 × 297 × 52 mm.

Size of leaf: 400 × 273 mm.

Early marginal annotations, pointing hands, note marks, and underlining in black ink.

On [a1r] a 13-line initial ‘B' is supplied in interlocked red and blue, with purple pen-work infill and decoration. Other initials, some with extensions into the margins, paragraph marks, reference letters in text, and book numbers are supplied in red. Some chapter titles supplied in red, others in black ink, and repeated at the head of the pages. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: The two items are decorated in a similar style and were presumably together from an early date. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2400(1). Purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 2.9(2).

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