Analysis of Content
[a2r] Duranti, Guilelmus: [Preface.] Dedicated to Cardinal Ottobonus [Fliscus]. Incipit: ‘[D]e trono Dei procedunt fulgura . . .’
[a4r] [Table of contents.]
[a4r] Duranti, Guilelmus: Speculum iudiciale. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam parum esset nosse iura . . .’ See Schulte II 144-56, at 148-52 no. 2.
Imprint: Strasbourg: Georg Husner and Johann Beckenhub, 22 Nov. 1473. Folio.
Remarks: In four parts.
Collation: Part I: [a12 b8 c10 d8 e–g10 h8+1 i8 k10+1 l10 m6 n o10]; part II: [2a–l10 m8 n10 o p8 q10 r8 s10 t u8]; part III: [3a b10]; part IV: [4a–k10 l8 m–o10 p12].
GW: GW 9148;
Hain: H *6506;
Goff: Goff D‑445;
Proctor: Pr 346;
Others: BSB‑Ink D‑360; Hillard 763; Oates 143; Sack, Freiburg, 1336; J. V. Scholderer, ‘The Strasbourg Speculum iudiciale, 1473', Library, 5th ser., 11 (1956), 273; Sheppard 283.
Copy number: D-200(1)
Wanting sheet [2 b5] and the blank leaf [4 p12].
Binding: Contemporary German (Eichstätt, Dominicans, Kyriß workshop no. 9) blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, five bosses on each cover lost; two clasps lost; rebacked. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the lower cover. Nailed-on book-label at the head of the upper cover lost. On the upper cover fillets form a triple frame; along the second frame a headed-outline tool; at the points of intersection, a small flower stamp; within the third frame, a repeated rectangular foliate ornament stamp; the inner rectangle is subdivided by a cross formed by the rectangular foliate ornament stamp and a rectangular foliate staff stamp. On the lower cover fillets form a frame; the inner rectangle is divided by fillets into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments. In the compartments a lozenge-shaped stamp with three flowers; at the points of intersection, a small rosette. For the stamps see Kyriß pl. 17, nos 1-2, 4-7. Red paper index tabs.
Size: 445 × 320 × 170 mm.
Size of leaf: 430 × 302 mm.
Early signatures. Occasional early marginal notes.
On [a2r] an initial is supplied in blue with pen-work decoration in red; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.
Provenance: Old shelfmark ‘G VIII 17' on spine. Eichstätt, Bavaria, Dominicans; on [a2r] book-plate lettered ‘Conv. Eystad. Fratrum Praed. 1742'; see Warnecke no. 438. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' on [a1r]. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 1.8.
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