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Bod-Inc: F-019

Ferrariis, Johannes Petrus de

Practica nova judicialis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Index.]

[a10r] ‘Tabula seu repertorium'.

[b1r] Ferrariis, Johannes Petrus de: Practica nova judicialis. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam vita breuis ac incerta qua fruimur . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . . cogitur et imperatores. ff. de ap. cum similibus, etc.'. See Schulte II 294 and GW VIII col. 339.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggestein, not after 1472]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by Hillard, Sack, Freiburg and GW; Goff and BMC date [before 19 Sept. 1473], Sheppard [before 1473].


Collation: [a–o10 p q6 r s10 t10+1 u–z A10].


ISTC: if00107500

GW: GW 9806;

Hain: H *6984;

Goff: Goff F‑109;

BMC: BMC I 69;

Proctor: Pr 264A;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑74; Hillard 802; Sack, Freiburg, 1419; Sheppard 190.

LCN: 14383821


Copy number: F-019(1)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with two metal catches, one lost. On both covers intersecting triple fillets form concentric frames; inside the outer frame a lozenge-shaped foliate stamp, and a rosette stamp at each corner; inside the inner frame a lozenge-shaped rosette stamp, a scroll stamp, and a foliate stamp. The inner rectangle is divided by double fillets into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, decorated with the scroll stamp. Damaged contemporary manuscript label at the head of the upper cover; other early manuscript labels on the spine.

Size: 413 × 295 × 86 mm.

Size of leaf: 402 × 278 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations. Rubricator's foliation from 1 to 77. Early manuscript foliation in black ink: 1-222.

Five- to eleven-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, paragraph marks, and some marginal rubrics, are all supplied in red, the initials over pencil outlines. Initial on [b1r] inhabited by seated man, reading, supplied in brown and red ink. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Jacob Mayr (fl. 1691-1717); armorial book-plate, with the inscription: ‘Jacobus [Mayr] Dei gratia Cathedralis Ecclesiæ Canonicorum Regularium Chiemensium Præpositus et Archidiaconus natus'; see Warnecke no. 316 and Zimmermann 89. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil on [a1v] and [b1r]. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843), Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 1.11.

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