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Bod-Inc: G-236

Gregorius IX, Pont. Max

Decretales, cum glossa (ed. Franciscus Moneliensis).


Analysis of Content

a1v Franciscus Moneliensis: [Letter addressed to] Alexander de Nevo. ‘Ad excellentissimum iuris utriusque monarcham dominum Alexandrum Neuum . . .’ Incipit: ‘Nihil est mehercule . . .’

a2r Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: Decretales. Edited by Franciscus Moneliensis. [Introduction.] ‘In nomine sancte trinitatis amen. Compilatio Decretalium Gregorii ix. [G]regorius episcopus seruus seruorum dei . . . [R]ex pacificus pia miseratione disposuit . . .’ See G‑231.

a2r Bernardus Parmensis: [Glossa ordinaria.] ‘[G]regorius. In huius libri principio quinque precipue sunt prenotanda . . .’

a2v Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber I.] ‘[I]nnocentius iii in concilio generali. De summa trinitate et fide catholica. [F]irmiter credimus et simpliciter confitemur . . .’ See G‑231.

l2r Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber II.] ‘Liber secundus. De iudiciis. [E]x concilio aphricano. [D]e Quouultdeo Centuriensi episcopo . . .’ See G‑231.

t9v Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber III.] ‘Liber tertius. De uita et honestate clericorum. [E]x concilio Maguntino. [U]t laici secus altare . . .’ See G‑231.

A7v Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber IV.] ‘Liber quartus. De sponsalibus et matrimoniis. [E]x concilio Triburiensi. [D]e Francia quidam nobilem . . .’ See G‑231.

D7r Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber V.] ‘Liber quintus. De accusationibus inquisitionibus et denuntiationibus. [F]elix papa. [S]i legitimus non fuerit accusator . . .’ See G‑231.

L9r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 8 May 1479. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–e8 f g10 h–m8 n10 o–ſ8 t10 v–z [et]8 [con]10 [rum] A–C8 D E10 F–K8 L10.

Remarks: Leaf a1 unsigned; a2 signed a1, etc.


ISTC: ig00452000

GW: GW 11459;

Hain: HC *8007;

Goff: Goff G‑452;

BMC: BMC V 180;

Proctor: Pr 4120;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑337; Hillard 923; Sheppard 3291.

LCN: 14554039


Copy number: G-236(1)

Wanting H3-6; leaf L10 pasted inside the lower cover.

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards; central boss, corner-pieces, catches, and clasps lost. Triple fillets form an intersecting frame. Outside the frame are headed-outline tools, lozenge-shaped dragon stamps, and leaf ornament stamps; within the frame, lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamps and small circular rosette stamps; in the inner rectangle are headed-outline tools, leaf ornament, and flower stamps. Pink parchment index tabs. Title at the head of the upper cover.

Size: 439 × 281 × 100 mm.

Size of leaf: 428 × 284 mm.

On a1r a manuscript index added in a sixteenth-century hand. A few marginal annotations, extracting key words, and pointing hands in a sixteenth-century hand.

On a2r a nine-line initial is supplied in blue with white infill decoration, on a red ground framed in green; on l2r an eight-line inhabited initial is supplied in green, on a pink ground, with a female face, framed in blue; on t9v a nine-line initial is supplied in pink, on a red ground framed in green; on A7v an eight-line initial is supplied in blue with white infill decoration, on a yellow ground with red foliate decoration, framed in pink; on D7r a seven-line initial is supplied in blue with white infill decoration, within a square pink ground edged in purple. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue, or green; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Georgius Obrichofer (fl. 1496); inscription on L9r: ‘Per me Georgium Obrichofer a principio in finem lecta in quinque ebdomadarum circulo in feste Thome mei aput dominum aduocati apostolici [ ]sarum anno 1496'. Gars, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, BVM; printed book-label: ‘Ex Bibliotheca Canoniae ad B. V. Mariam Assumptam in Gars Ord. Can. Reg. S. P. Augustini. Titulus: Incunabula typograph. B. Series: I. Numerus: ii'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; shelfmark, ‘Inc. Sup. No. 367'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 1.3.

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