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Bod-Inc: G-180




Analysis of Content

[a1r] Gratianus: Decretum. [Pars I. Rubric.] ‘Incipit discordantium Canonum concordia ac primum de iure nature et humane constitutionis. Rubrica.’ [Textus.] ‘[H]umanum genus duobus regitur naturali videlicet iure et moribus . . .’ See G‑178.

[a1r] Bartholomaeus Brixiensis: [Glossa ordinaria in Decretum.] ‘[Q]uoniam nouis superuenientibus causis nouis est remediis succurrendum . . . [H]umanum genus. Tractaturus Gratianus de iure canonico . . .’ See G‑178.

[n1r] Gratianus: [Pars II.] ‘[Q]uidam habens filium . . .’ See G‑178.

[R1r] [Tractatus de penitentia.] ‘[H]is breviter decursis in quibus extra negocii quidem finem aliquantulum euagati sumus . . . Sunt enim qui dicunt quamlibet criminis veniam . . .’ See G‑178.

[X7r] [Pars III. Tractatus de consecratione.] ‘De consecracione ecclesiarum . . . [D]e ecclesiarum consecracione et missarum celebracionibus . . . [T]abernaculum . . .’ See G‑178.

[bb7r] [Colophon.]


Imprint: Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 13 Aug. 1472. Folio.


Collation: [a8 b–d10 e8 f g10 h6 i5 k8+1 l8 m6 n8+1 o10 p q8 r6 s4 t u–z A10 B C8 D E10 F8 G9 H I10 K11 L M10 N8 O6 P8 Q6 R8 S6 T–X10 Y8 Z6 aa bb8].


ISTC: ig00362000

GW: GW 11353;

Hain: H *7885; HC 7885 (var.);

Goff: Goff G‑362;

BMC: BMC I 29 (var.);

Proctor: Pr 99;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑254; Rhodes 853; Sheppard 53-4; Will 3. Microfiche: Unit 1: Mainz to 1480.

LCN: 14553133


Copy number: G-180(1)

Printed on parchment.

Wanting the blank leaf [bb8].

Bound in two volumes. Leaf [i4] is misbound after [i2]; the error has been noted in red in an early hand. Leaf [G2] is misbound after [G4]. The exact collation of some gatherings cannot be established in this parchment copy.

Binding: Eighteenth-century French red morocco over pasteboards, with the royal arms of Louis XVI on both covers of both volumes; see Olivier 2496(1). Gold-tooled spines and turn-ins, and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 490 × 340 × 85 mm.

Size of leaf: 480 × 330 mm.

On rear of original front parchment pastedown: ‘E. 69' and ‘E. 955. A.’

On [a1v] is a 20-line historiated miniature showing Christ seated holding a sword in both hands, in the foreground a pope, a cardinal, a king, and a courtier; see Melnikas, Corpus of Miniatures, I, 3-104. On the same leaf, a six-line initial is supplied in gold on a pink ground, a three-line gold initial (of Mainz?) on an azure ground; three three-line are supplied in blue initials edged in white on a gold ground; marginal floral and foliate decoration in gold, blue, green, pink, and yellow. Five- and six-line initials are supplied in interlocked blue and red with reserve white decoration and pink and green pen-work infill. Two-, four-, and five-line initials, paragraph marks and running chapter numbers are supplied in blue or red, and chapter headings are supplied in red.

Provenance: Tristan de Salazar (1431-1519), Archbishop of Sens; coat of arms in front of a pastoral staff on [a1r] and [n1r]: quarterly, one and four or, ten poplar leaves (3, 2, 3, 2), sable, two and three azure, ten stars (3, 2, 3, 2), or. Nicole de Salazar (sixteenth century), Prior of the Cluniacs in Ris, diocese of Clermont; manuscript note on the original front parchment pastedown: ‘M. Nicole de Salazar prieur de Ruiz [ ]. La baille a la librayrie de Saint Estienne de Sens. Le 14 aoust lan de nostre Seigneur Mil cinq cens cinquante. Salazar'. Paris, Bibliothèque Royale; duplicate; circular red stamp on [a1r]. Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811); sale (1815), lot 1107. Purchased for £45; see Books Purchased (1825), 12.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 1.5-6.

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