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Bod-Inc: B-468

Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.

Liber sextus Decretalium.


Analysis of Content

a1v Albinianus Trecius, Petrus: [Prefatory letter addressed to] Victor Tervisanus. Incipit: ‘[D]iuturno fessus labore, obseruandissime pater, in emendandis iterato immensis Decreti, Decretalium Clementinarumque voluminibus . . .’ Letter dated 19 May 1479.

a2r [Andreae, Johannes: Lectura arboris consanguinitatis.] Incipit: ‘[C]irca lecturam arboris, diuersis olim diuersum modum tenentibus . . .’

a3r [Arbor consanguinitatis.]

a3v [Andreae, Johannes: Lectura arboris affinitatis.] Incipit: ‘[A]d arborem affinitatis et eius materiam transeamus . . .’

a4v [Arbor affinitatis.]

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.

a6v [Andreae, Johannes: Gloss on Liber sextus Decretalium.] Incipit: ‘Fideli. Errore Grecorum qui dicebant spiritum sanctum procedere a solo patre . . .’

a6v Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.: Liber sextus Decretalium. See B‑460.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, ‘16 Apr.' [probably after 19 May] 1479. Folio.

Remarks: Preface dated ‘xiiij Caledas Junias' (i.e. 19 May).


Collation: a10 b–d8 e f6 g–m8 n6 o–q8 r10 s12.


ISTC: ib00990000

GW: GW 4863;

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *3599;

Goff: Goff B‑990;

BMC: BMC V 234;

Proctor: Pr 4335;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑710; CIBN B‑703; Sheppard 3500.

LCN: 13914731


Copy number: B-468(1)

Wanting the blank leaf s12.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half russia; marbled paper boards.

Size: 435 × 295 × 38 mm.

Size of leaf: 427 × 276 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations.

Contemporary Venetian decoration; major epigraphic initials are supplied in gold on a ground of red, blue, and green, with filigree decoration in white or yellow; Pächt and Alexander II, 109 no. pr. 51. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Manuscript foliation supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); shelfmark no. 235, see Catalogue (1831); sale catalogue (1841), lot 416. Purchased for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q inf. 2.16.

Copy number: B-468(2)

Some sheets of this edition are bound with Jenson's edition of 1476; see B‑464.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 1.9.

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