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Bod-Inc: F-087


Formularium instrumentorum ad usum Curiae Romanae.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Formularium instrumentorum ad usum Curiae Romanae. Incipit: ‘Absolutio simpliciter vel ad cautelam vigore commissionis . . . [M]artinus dei et apostolice sedis gratia episcopus Auinionensis, iudex et commissarius vnicus ad infrascripta . . .’

f4r [Colophon.]

f4v ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 31 Mar. 1500. 4°.


Collation: A–Z a b6 c4 d6 e f4 g6.


ISTC: if00263000

GW: GW 10216;

Hain: H 7290;

Goff: Goff F‑263;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Voulliéme, Köln, 422, not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14513046


Copy number: F-087(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century English (Cambridge, by Nicholas Spierinck) calf, over bevelled wooden boards; remains of two metal catches, hinged from upper to lower cover, as now bound; rebacked. On both covers triple fillets form two intersecting frames; within the outer is an ornamental roll (Gray, pl. xxviia, roll v). In the inner rectangle a repeated foliate roll (Gray, pl. xxviia, roll vi); see also Gray, 53, no. 45.

Size: 208 × 147 × 36 mm.

Size of leaf: 199 × 134 mm.

Some initials are supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Gerardus de Haas (seventeenth/eighteenth century); signature on A1r: ‘Gerardi de Haas J[uris] C[onsul]ti'. Richard Harvey (1560-?1623); cancelled signature on A1r: ‘Ricardi Harveii [Scorpio] 18 1592'; his initials on g6v. Thomas Barlow (1607-1691); inscription on A1r: ‘Liber Thomæ Barlow Coll. Reg. de Oxon. socii anno D M.DC.XXXIII', plus Greek motto. Edward Gordon Duff (1863-1924); note on front pastedown; see Catalogue of the Library of the Late Edward Gordon Duff . . . (London: Sotheby's, 16 Mar. 1925), lot 72. Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate; accession no. ‘1272'; purchased from Bernard in 1929 for £12. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 15.6.

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