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Bod-Inc: B-475

Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.

Liber sextus Decretalium.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v [Table of contents.]

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: Basel: Michael Wenssler, 1486. Folio.


Collation: A–R8 S10.


ISTC: ib00999500

GW: GW 4877;

Hain: HC *3612;

Proctor: Pr 7511;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑721; Sack, Freiburg, 773-4; Sheppard 2349.

LCN: 13911216


Copy number: B-475(1)

Bound with:
2. Clemens V, Pont. Max., Constitutiones, cum apparatu Johannis Andreae, with XX Extravagantes. Basel: Michael Wenssler, 1486 (C‑374);
3. Justinianus, Institutiones, with glossa ordinaria of Accursius. Basel: Michael Wenssler, 1486 (J‑239).

Leaf A1 repaired, possibly mounted, with section cut out on A1r for the title.

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin; two clasps lost. On both covers triple fillets form a quadruple frame: within the outer is a roll with portrait medallions, within the second a floral roll, within the third a roll with figures of Fides, Fortitudo, Spes, and Caritas. The inner rectangle is subdivided into three rectangular compartments. On the upper cover the central compartment contains a panel of Fides and Spes, beneath which is the distich ‘Impetrat alma fides Cristo | quam dante salutem expecta | re soror spes animosa solet'; the central compartment on the lower cover contains a panel of Caritas and a beggar, beneath which is the distich ‘Que vocor insigni caritum de | nomine virtus omnia que pie | tas suadet obire sequor'. Above the inner rectangle on the upper cover is a blind-tooled shield, with the arms bendy of four, inscribed above ‘Hanns [ ]hv[ ]en'. Green-edged leaves.

Size: 347 × 244 × 75 mm.

Size of leaf: 330 × 221 mm.

Initials supplied in red or blue. Paragraph marks supplied in red. Early manuscript title on spine.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2258(2); purchased for £0. 9. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 5, where it is dated as 1476.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.7(1).

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