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Bod-Inc: G-183


Decretum, et al. (ed. Petrus Albinianus Trecius).


Analysis of Content

a1v Albignanus [I.e. Albinianus] Trecius, Petrus: [Preface.] ‘Ad celeberrimos iurisconsultos suosque municipes Brixianos . . .’ Incipit: ‘[D]iu anceps fui prudentissimi patres . . .’ Dated 22 Nov. 1479.

a2r Gratianus: Decretum. Edited by Petrus Albinianus Trecius. [Pars I. Rubric.] ‘In nomine sancte et indiuidue trinitatis. Incipit concordia discordantium canonum ac primum de iure constitutionis nature et humane. Rubrica.’ [Textus.] ‘[H]umanum genus duobus regitur naturali videlicet iure et moribus . . .’ See G‑178.

a2r Bartholomaeus Brixiensis: [Glossa ordinaria in Decretum.] ‘[Q]uoniam nouis superuenientibus causis nouis est remediis succurrendum . . . Humanum genus. Tractaturus Gratianus de iure canonico . . .’ See G‑178.

k7v Gratianus: [Pars II.] ‘[Q]uidam habens filium . . .’ See G‑178.

hh6r [Tractatus de penitentia.] ‘[H]is breuiter decursis in quibus . . . [S]unt enim qui dicunt quemlibet criminis ueniam . . .’ See G‑178.

nn4r [Pars III. Tractatus de consecratione.] ‘[D]e ecclesiarum consecratione et missarum celebrationibus . . . [T]abernaculum . . .’ See G‑178.

qq8r [Colophon.] Acknowledging the contribution of Petrus Albinianus Trecius.

qq8v Puteus, Bartholomaeus: [Letter addressed to] Petrus Albinianus Trecius. ‘Bartholomeus Puteus Petro Albignano Trecio . . .’ Incipit: ‘[N]uper ad me ueniens Johannes de Colonia Agrippinensi . . .’

qq8v Albinianus Trecius, Petrus: [Letter addressed to] Bartholomaeus Puteus. ‘Petrus Albignanus Trecius suo Bartholomeo . . .’ Incipit: ‘[S]uauissime littere tue reuerende pater . . .’

qq9r ‘Registrum.’

[*1r] Johannes Diaconus: Summarium seu Flos Decreti. ‘[Q]uoniam inter cetera que utilia sunt . . . [H]umanum genus duobus modis regitur et cetera . . .’ See Schulte II 107-8; M. C. Diaz y Diaz, Index Scriptorum Latinorum Medii Aevi Hispanorum (Madrid, 1959), 278-9 no. 1321.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 3 Jan. 1479/80. Folio.


Collation: a–r10 s12 t–z [et] [con] [rum] aa bb10 cc6 dd8 ee10 ff8 gg–kk10 ll8 M10 nn8 oo–qq10 [*8].

Remarks: Gathering [*8] is numbered but not signed.


ISTC: ig00368000

GW: GW 11360;

Hain: HC *7894;

Goff: Goff G‑368;

BMC: BMC V 235;

Proctor: Pr 4338;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑260; Sheppard 3503; Will 14.


Copy number: G-183(1)

On a1v the initial ‘S' has been supplied by the rubricator in error for ‘D'.

On a2r, l. 1: ‘ . . . īdiuidue', not as BMC.

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled leather over wooden boards, with two metal catches. Triple fillets form a double intersecting frame; within the outer frame are repeated headed-outline tools. The inner rectangle contains merrythoughts, made up from headed-outline tools, each containing a fleuron stamp. Paper labels on the upper part of the spine, two with the numbers ‘75' and ‘N. 63.’

Size: 436 × 285 × 128 mm.

Size of leaf: 428 × 270 mm.

Marginal annotations, extracting key words, and adding pointing hands; underlining; all in an early hand.

Eight- to eleven-line initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue, some with red, blue, green, and gold infill, some with red and brown pen flourishing, others with no decoration. On p2v a nine-line initial is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and green, red, and gold infill; on q5v a ten-line initial is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and red pen flourishing. Two- to four-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Niederalteich, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Mauritius; on the front pastedown an engraved armorial book-plate: a shield bearing a triple mount, inscribed above ‘Bibl: S. Mavritii', and dated 1622; see Warnecke 1458, Leiningen-Westerburg 39. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' on the front pastedown. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 1.19.

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