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Bod-Inc: I-013

Innocentius IV, Pont. Max.

Apparatus super libros Decretalium, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Ubaldis, Baldus de: Margarita (Repertorium super Innocentio IV). Incipit: ‘[A]bas potest licenciare monachum . . .’ See Schulte II 275-7 and G. Chevrier, ‘Baldi de Ubaldi', DDC II 39-52; V. Colli, ‘Incunabula operum Baldi de Ubaldis', Ius Commune, 26 (1999), 241-97, at 287 no. 127.

[f8r] [Table of contents.]

[g2r] Innocentius IV, Pont. Max.: Apparatus super libros Decretalium. Incipit: ‘[L]egitur in Ezechiele “venter tuus comedet . . .” [Ez 3,3] Per ventrem . . .’ See Schulte II 91-4 and J. A. Cantini and Charles Lefebvre, ‘Sinibalde dei Fieschi', DDC VII 1029-62.


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Heinrich Eggestein], 1478. Folio.


Collation: [a–e10 f8 g–q10 r8 s10 t8 v6 x–z A10 B8 C–F10 G–I8 K–Q10 R12 S–Z10 aa6 bb10 cc6].


ISTC: ii00095000

Hain: HC *9191 (incl. H *2335);

Goff: Goff I‑95;

BMC: BMC I 69;

Proctor: Pr 267;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑176; CIBN I‑47; Sack, Freiburg, 2016; Sheppard 205.


Copy number: I-013(1)

Leaves [f3] and [f6] have been cut away. Wanting the blank leaf [cc6].

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with metal catches, parchment label with manuscript title on the head of the upper cover, and yellow-edged leaves. Centre-piece and corner-pieces lost. Triple fillets form a frame, with small circular floral stamps in the four corners. On the upper cover, diagonal triple fillets, lined with headed-outline tools, divide an inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each containing a circular rosette stamp. On the lower cover, diagonal triple fillets, lined by headed-outline tools, divide an inner rectangle into four triangular compartments, each containing a circular rosette stamp. On the spine, manuscript title and ‘E(?). VII. 18.’

Size: 423 × 300 × 130 mm.

Size of leaf: 400 × 280 mm.

The rear pastedown consists of one leaf ([H4]) from Rainerius de Pisis, Pantheologia. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 12 Feb. 1477 (R‑004(5)); a strip of parchment from an eleventh- or early twelfth-century German(?) noted liturgical manuscript is visible in the binding.

A few initials are supplied in red with red pen-work decoration; other initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red, capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Reichenhall, Bavaria, S. Zeno, Augustinian Canons; inscription on [a2r]: ‘Monasterij S. Zenonis.' Presumably a duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; paper bookmark with the number ‘14650'. Purchased from Munich via Thomas Rodd for 20 Florins, i.e. £2. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 19.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q inf. 2.13.

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