Repertorium aureum iuris canonici.
Analysis of Content
[a3r] Duranti, Guilelmus: Repertorium aureum [iuris canonici]. Dedicated to Cardinal Matheus [Rubeus Ursinus]. Incipit: ‘[R]everendissimo in Cristo patri ac domino domino Matheo . . . [P]rothoplausti rubigine humana . . .’ See Schulte II 144-56, at 152-3 no. 3.
Imprint: Rome: [Printer of the ‘Mercuriales Quaestiones' (Theobaldus Schencbecher)], 27 Apr. 1474. Folio.
Collation: [a10 b c8 d e6 f10 g–o8 p10 q r6.]
GW: GW 9145;
Hain: H *6519;
Goff: Goff D‑442;
BMC: BMC VII 1128;
Proctor: not in Pr;
Others: BSB‑Ink D‑357; Sack, Freiburg, 1333; Sheppard 2758.
Copy number: D-199(1)
Binding: English eighteenth/nineteenth-century (after 1793) gold-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns; bound for Wodhull and stamped with his arms; rebacked.
Size: 422 × 292 × 35 mm.
Size of leaf: 406 × 272 mm.
A few early marginal notes in a humanist hand.
On [a3r] an Italian (Roman?) initial is supplied in maroon and green highlighted in white, extending into the inner margin, on a gold ground; the space defined by the letter is blue; other initials are supplied in red or blue, occasionally with pen-flourishing in blue; see Pächt and Alexander II, 107 no. pr. 28; leaf [a3] is ruled in red.
Provenance: Thomas & John Egerton; T. & J. Egerton's Catalogue for 1792, no. 2287, priced at £1. 11. 6. Michael Wodhull (1740-1816); note on recto of front endleaf, dated 19 Nov. 1793, that he purchased the book for £1. 11. 6 from Egerton; book rebound and mended at a cost of £1. 1. 0. John Edmund Severne (1826-1899); sale (1886), lot 971. James Elwin Millard (1823-1894); book-plate; sale, Sotheby's, 25 Nov. 1890, lot 76, sold to Leighton for £0. 14. 0 (ex informatione John Goldfinch). Walter J. Leighton (died 1917); London bookseller. According to Sheppard, the copy owned by Charles W. Clarke, as recorded by Margaret Bingham Stillwell, Incunabula in American Libraries: A Second Census of Fifteenth-century Books Owned in the United States, Mexico, and Canada (New York, 1940), D‑365. Purchased with funds of Bodley's American Friends in June 1961; see ‘Bodley's American Friends', BLR 7,1 (1962), 9.
SHELFMARK: Don. b.33.
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