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Bod-Inc: F-086


Formularium instrumentorum ad usum Curiae Romanae.


Analysis of Content

[A2r] ‘Tabula huius libri'.

[a1r] Formularium instrumentorum ad usum Curiae Romanae. Incipit: ‘Absolutio simpliciter vel ad cautelam vigore comissionis . . . [M]artinus dei et apostolice sedis gratia episcopus Auinionensis iudex et commissarius vnicus ad infrascripta . . .’


Imprint: [Speier: Peter Drach, 1483-8]. 4°.

Remarks: GW dates [c.1485].


Collation: [A B6 a] b–z [et] [con] A–G8 H I 6.


ISTC: if00257000

GW: GW 10207;

Hain: HC *7277 = H *11449;

Goff: Goff F‑257;

BMC: BMC II 495;

Proctor: Pr 2363;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑211; Sheppard 1708.

LCN: 14111633


Copy number: F-086(1)

Bound with:
2. Rolandinus de Passageriis, Flos testamentorum cum additionibus Petri de Unzola. Padua: Matthaeus Cerdonis, 13 May 1482 (R‑095).

Wanting the blank leaf [A1].

Gathering l misbound after gathering m.

Binding: Fifteenth-century(?) quarter plain calf over wooden boards with bevelled edges and with a metal catch. Green-edged leaves. Fragments of two parchment leaves from an eleventh-century missal have been removed from the binding and are now MS. Lat. liturg. b. 7, fols 40-1; another leaf is MS. Lat. liturg. a. 6, fol. 13 (ex informatione Martin Kauffmann). Eighteenth-century paper label on spine.

Size: 213 × 150 × 88 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 134 mm.

Manuscript contents list on verso of front endleaf in an eighteenth-century(?) hand.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Two erased inscriptions on A2r. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); damaged book-label: see sale (1835), lot 1416. J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837); signature on the endleaf; purchased at his sale (1837), lot 102, for £0. 2. 0: see Books Purchased (1837), 14.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.10(1).

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