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Bod-Inc: B-475A

Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.

Liber sextus Decretalium.


Analysis of Content

a1v Albinianus Trecius, Petrus: [Letter addressed to] Victor Tervisanus. Incipit: ‘Ad reuerendum in Christo patrem dominum Uictorem Teruisanum beati Cipriani Muriani abbatem . . .’

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

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

a5r Bonifacius VIII, Pont. Max.: [Liber sextus Decretalium.] Edited by Petrus Albinianus Trecius. See B‑460.


Imprint: [Lyons: Johann Siber, between 1485 and Nov. 1494]. Folio.

Remarks: Probably issued with GW 7115. For the dating see note in BMC VIII 251 on the printer's device. GW dates [c.1490].


Collation: a–p8.6.6 q r6 s8 t–x6.


ISTC: ib01003300

GW: GW 4884;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Pellechet 2728 (I); Sack, Freiburg, 777; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 12768903


Copy number: B-475A(1)

Bound with:
2. Clemens V, Pont. Max., Constitutiones. [Lyons: Johann Siber, c.1490] (C‑375A), probably as issued.

Wanting gatherings a and b (except b6), and leaves l6, p6, q1, x2, and x5-6.

Binding: Contemporary calf over pasteboards; five ties lost, three from the fore-edge, one each from the head and the foot.

Size: 372 × 278 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 362 × 275 mm.

On m6 and o2-3 missing/defective pieces of text are supplied in manuscript in an early hand. Some early marginal notes, underlining in the text, pointing hands, and nota marks in black ink. Manuscript notes in French in a sixteenth-century hand on the front pastedown. Occasional scribbles in black ink in the margins, and a drawing of a human figure on s4v.

One- to five-line initials are supplied in red or blue, or, occasionally, in black ink; paragraph marks are supplied in red. Running headings supplied in black ink in a sixteenth-century(?) hand. Irregular manuscript foliation supplied in black ink: 10-121.

Provenance: Dr Graham Airth (1917-1996); purchased by him in the late 1950s from Richard Hatchwell, Malmesbury, for £80. Presented in Aug. 1996 by Mrs Patricia Airth in memory of her husband.

SHELFMARK: Inc. c. F2.1(1).

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