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Bod-Inc: C-044

Canis, Johannes Jacobus

De modo studendi in utroque iure.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Canis, Johannes Jacobus: De modo studendi in utroque iure [addressed to] Petrus Vecturius. Johannes Jacobus Canis, De modo studendi in iure libellus, reprint, ed. Gustav Pescatore (Berlin, 1889), with a list of editions.


Imprint: [Padua: Bartholomaeus de Valdezoccho], 1 Oct. 1476. 4°.

Remarks: The initials ‘B. V.I. P.F.' in the colophon are open to various interpretations: see BMC VII p. xxxix and 903 (note).


Collation: [a10 b12].


ISTC: ic00097000

GW: GW 5973;

Hain: H *4321;

Goff: Goff C‑97;


Proctor: Pr 6766;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑76; Oates 2541; Sheppard 5566.

LCN: 13888634


Copy number: C-044(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) Italian quarter violet morocco over marbled paper boards; bound for Boutourlin(?); endpapers watermarked ‘GIOV MAGNANI'.

Size: 204 × 144 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 199 × 139 mm.

Early marginal notes indicating the structure of the text, and pointing hands, many in red ink.

On [a1r] a three-line initial ‘Q' is supplied in black ink, within a red border and with red pen-work infill. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in faded black ink or in red. Manuscript foliation: 89-110.

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate and shelfmark no. 138; see Catalogue (1831); sale (1839), lot 396. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 7.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.7.

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