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Bod-Inc: G-188




Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Gratianus: Decretum. [Pars I.] ‘Rubrica.’ ‘In nomine sancte et indiuidue trinitatis. Incipit concordia discordantium canonum ac primum de iure constitutionis nature et humane.’ [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 . . . [H]umanum genus. Tractaturus Gratianus de iure canonico . . .’ See G‑178.

i4v Gratianus: [Pars II.] ‘Causa Prima. [Q]uidam habens filium . . .’ See G‑178.

F5r [Tractatus de penitentia.] ‘Questio tertia. [H]is breuiter decursis . . . De penitentia distinctio prima. [S]unt enim qui dicunt quamlibet criminis veniam . . .’ See G‑178.

K1r [Pars III. Tractatus de consecratione.] ‘De consecratione ecclesiarum . . . [D]e ecclesiarum consecratione et missarum celebrationibus . . . [T]abernaculum . . .’ See G‑178.

M8r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger], 4 Sept. 1489. Folio.


Collation: a b8 c6 d e8 f g6 h–k8 l6 m8 n6 o p8 q6 r s8 t6 v–y8 A8 B6 C–K8 L6 M8.


ISTC: ig00380000

GW: GW 11373;

Hain: HC *7907;

Goff: Goff G‑380;

BMC: BMC I 106;

Proctor: Pr 452;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑274; Sheppard 364; Will 29.

LCN: 14554565


Copy number: G-188(1)

Wanting A3.

Binding: Contemporary German (Cologne, Kyriß workshop no. 98) blind-tooled leather over wooden boards, bevelled, rebacked, with metal catches and remains of clasps. Triple fillets form an intersecting double frame; within the outer frame, stamps with the arms of Cologne alternate with lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis; within the inner frame, a floral stamp and a lozenge-shaped lion stamp alternate. The inner rectangle is divided by triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments, with lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis and unicorn stamps, and circle eagle stamps; see Kyriß pl. 199, no. a and nos 5, 6, 9, 11. Paper label on the upper part of the spine, and the number ‘1024'.

Size: 425 × 288 × 72 mm.

Size of leaf: 408 × 280 mm.

Marginal annotations in different early hands.

On a2r a 16-line initial is supplied in interlocked red and blue with red and purple pen-work decoration. Six- and seven-line blue or red initials with reserved white decoration, some with red pen-work decoration. Three- to five-line initials are supplied in blue or red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: On a2r: ‘C. Florentin Cap. jam jean jaques Cal[ ]aum(?)'. Joseph Niesert (1766-1841); inscription on a1r: ‘Bibliothecae J. Niesert, past. in Velen 1818'; sale (1843), lot 1024. Purchased for £0. 12. 6; see Books Purchased (1843), 23.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.22.

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