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Bod-Inc: G-243

Gregorius IX, Pont. Max

Decretales, cum glossa (ed. Sebastian Brant).


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*2r] ‘Breuis accommoda huis operis nuper in Basilea impressi commendatio.’ Incipit: ‘Omnis disciplina, ut ait M. Fabius Quintilianus, memoria constat . . .’

[*3r] [Alphabetical table of contents.]

[*4v] [List of tituli, first book.]

[*6v] Brant, Sebastian: [Verse.] ‘Ad lectorem paruarum Decretalium Sebastianus Brant.’ Incipit: ‘Uos impressa (velim) quecumque volumina iuris'; 7 elegiac distichs.

a1r Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: Decretales. Edited by Sebastian Brant, as stated in his note to the reader, at the end. [Introduction.] ‘In nomine sancte trinitatis amen. Compilatio Decretalium Gregorii pape ix. [G]regorius episcopus seruus seruorum dei . . . [R]ex pacificus pia miseratione disposuit . . .’ See G‑231.

a1r Bernardus Parmensis: [Glossa ordinaria.] ‘[G]regorius. In huius libri principio quinque precipue sunt prenotanda . . .’

a2r Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber I.] ‘De summa trinitate et fide catholica. Innocentius iii in concilio generali. Tractat de trinitate et ipsius operibus . . . Capitulum I. [F]irmiter credimus et simpliciter confitemur . . .’ See G‑231.

r7r [Table of contents, second book.]

s1r Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber II.] ‘Liber secundus. De iudiciis. [E]x concilio aphricano. Contumax in non comparendo . . . Capitulum I. [D]e Quouultdeo Centuriensi episcopo . . .’ See G‑231.

G7v [Table of contents, third book.]

H1v Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber III.] ‘De uita et honestate clericorum. [E]x concilio Maguntino. Cum celebratur diuisus esse debet clerus a populo. Capitulum I. [U]t laici secus altare . . .’ See G‑231.

X3r [Table of contents, fourth book.]

X3v Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber IV.] ‘De sponsalibus et matrimoniis. [E]x concilio Triburiensi. [D]e Francia quidam nobilem . . .’ See G‑231.

Cc1v [Table of contents, fifth book.]

Cc3r Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber V.] ‘De accusationibus inquisitionibus et denunciationibus. [F]elix papa. De persona accusatoris prius . . . Capitulum I. [S]i legitimus non fuerit accusator . . .’ See G‑231.

Pp6r Sebastian Brant: [Note to the reader, incorporating a colophon.] ‘Sebastianus Brant studioso lectori salutem dicit plurifariam.’ Incipit: ‘Parum erat o ingeniosa iuuentus . . .’


Imprint: [Basel]: Johann Froben, 15 May 1494. 4°.


Collation: [*6] a–z [et] [con] A–Z Aa–Oo8 Pp6.

Illustrations: Woodcut on [*6v].


ISTC: ig00471000

GW: GW 11488;

Hain: HC *8031;

Goff: Goff G‑471;


Proctor: Pr 7758;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑357; Schramm XXII p. 46; Schreiber V 4121; Sheppard 2541.

LCN: 14555483


Copy number: G-243(1)

Title cut out and mounted.

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco; gilt-edged and gauffered leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 216 × 153 × 74 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 139 mm.

Marginal annotation, extracting key words, on H2v. Some underlining and ‘nota bene' marks.

On a1r a six-line initial is supplied in pink on a gold ground edged in black; pink, green, blue, and yellow foliate decoration in the lower margin of the same leaf.

Provenance: On [*2r] an unidentified painted coat of arms, cut out and mounted: gules and azure quarterly, over all, two arrows saltirewise. Purchased through Quaritch for £0. 10. 0 from an anonymous sale (London: Puttick & Simpson, 3 Mar. 1885), lot 626; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.76.

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