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Bod-Inc: J-166

Johannes de Imola

In Clementinas opus.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Johannes de Imola: In Clementinas opus. Incipit: ‘[A]bbates. Glo. summat et diuidit. Clementina diuiditur in duas: quia primo ponitur duplex prohibitio . . .’ On the manuscripts of the text see Belloni 236-42, at 241; Schulte II 296-8 no. 115; Piana, Nuove ricerche, 135 n. 1.


Imprint: Venice: Jacobus Rubeus, 1475. Folio.


Collation: [a–d10.8 e10 f14 g–i8 k10 l6 m–n8 o–q10 r–z8 [et] [con] [rum]10 [us]6].


ISTC: ij00343000

Hain: HC *9143;

Goff: Goff J‑343;

BMC: BMC V 215;

Proctor: Pr 4241;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑452; CIBN J‑240; Rhodes 1018; Sheppard 3418.

LCN: 14485730


Copy number: J-166(1)

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled leather over wooden boards, with remains of metal fastenings; rebacked. Formerly chained: marks of a hasp at the head of lower cover. Author's name and title along the lower edge. On both covers, triple fillets form an intersecting double frame. Within the outer frame, lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamps and circular rosette stamps at the four corners. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each with alternate rows of either the rosette stamps or lozenge-shaped lion rampant stamps with four small circular floral stamps at their edges and another small circular floral stamp.

Size: 409 × 285 × 78 mm.

Size of leaf: 399 × 275 mm.

Early signatures partly visible.

On [a2r] an 11-line initial ‘A' is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration on a ground decorated in red pen-work, with extension into the margin. Other initials, some with reserved white decoration, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red.

Provenance: Petrus Rynck (†1501). Theodericus Berckel (fl. 1501); inscription on [a1r]: ‘Hunc librum habeo ego Theodericus Berckel de dursten ad vtilitatem meam a dominis Executoribus quondam venerabilis et egregij virj magistri Petri Rynck arcium et vtriusque iuris doctoris ac insignis ciuis dum vixit sancte Ciuitatis Coloniensis singularisque benefactor et patronus religiosorum ac pauperorum qui obiit anno domini Millesimo Quingentesimo primo die lune octaua mensis februarij hora septima vel q[u]i[nto](?) prius meridiem Cuius anima requiescat in sancta pace in cuius seruicio stet[ ] q[ ] ad decennium.' Dorsten, Westphalia, Franciscan Observants; inscription on [a2r]: ‘Liber Conuentus Durstensis anathema auferenti'. David Stuart Ker (1816-1878). Purchased for £0. 18. 0 from his sale (London: Christie & Manson, 8 Mar. 1847), lot 661; see Books Purchased (1847), 17.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.30.

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