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Bod-Inc: C-092

Carolus IV

Bulla aurea.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] [Dedicatory prayer.] ed. Fritz, 43; see Walther, Initia, 13320.

[a1v] [Table of contents.] ed. Fritz, 43-4.

[a2r] Carolus Iv: [Bulla aurea, 1335.] ed. Fritz, 44-90; this edition listed at 32.


Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 24 May 1477. Folio.


Collation: [a10 b c8].


ISTC: ic00206000

GW: Not in GW;

Hain: H *4076;

Goff: Goff C‑206;

BMC: BMC II 414;

Proctor: Pr 1979;

Others: Oates 985; Sheppard 1439.

LCN: 14838397


Copy number: C-092(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century English blind-tooled blue morocco, imitating a Gothic style; endpapers watermarked ‘Rye Mill'; gilt-edged leaves; probably bound for John Bellingham Inglis (ex informatione Andrew Honey); the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 272 × 207 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 265 × 198 mm.

Note on front endleaf on ‘the Golden Bull' and verse to Carolus IV, with incipit: ‘Carole cum belli, cum pacis munera tractas | Ambiguum reddis, qua magis arte vales'.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: John Bellingham Inglis (1780-1870); armorial plate, with motto ‘Recte faciendo securus' on pastedown; sale: Catalogue (1826), lot 399. Purchased for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1826), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf.1.11.

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