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Bod-Inc: J-230


Institutiones [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Institutiones. CIC I xxiii; 1-56.

[a1r] [Accursius]: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine domini nostri Ihesu Christi.” Ex hoc nota quod christianus fuit. Alias non posset imperare . . .’ On the relation of this edition to the manuscript tradition see Pietro Torelli, Per l'edizione della glossa accursiana alle Istituzioni (Bologna, 1935), 118. There is a critical edition of the first book, Accursius Florentinus, Glossa ad Institutiones Justiniani imperatoris (Liber I) (Bologna, 1939). See also Savigny V 279-305. On authorship see Coing, Privatrechtsgeschichte, 173-5.

[n6v] [Colophon.] Incipit: ‘Presens Institutionum preclarum opus alma in urbe Maguntina . . .’

[n6v] [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Scema tabernaculi Moises Salomon quoque templi | Haut preter ingenuos perficiunt Dedalos'; 6 elegiac distichs. Heinrich Heidenheimer, ‘Das Begleitgedicht zum Justiniani Insitutiones-Drucke von 1468', in Gutenbergfestschrift zur Feier des 25jährigen Bestehens des Gutenbergmuseums in Mainz, ed. A. Ruppel (Mainz, 1925), 108-17, at 109.


Imprint: Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 24 May 1468. Folio.

Secundo folio: (Glossa) non curant legislationes (Textus) positum sed quod in ipsis

Remarks: With Schoeffer's device in red after the verses on [n6v].


Collation: [a–e8 f10+1 g–l8 m n6].


ISTC: ij00506000

GW: GW 7580;

Hain: H *9489;

Goff: Goff J‑506;

BMC: BMC I 25;

Proctor: Pr 85;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑627; Sack, Freiburg, 1144; Sheppard 44.

LCN: 14545758


Copy number: J-230(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century French gold-tooled blue morocco, with doublures, by P. Bozérian le jeune (fl. 1805-1818); name on the spine. Gilt-edged leaves, parchment endleaves, and pink silk book-mark.

Size: 384 × 275 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 375 × 266 mm.

Printed on parchment.

Running book numbers are supplied in red ink, with chapter numbers in arabic figures supplied in black ink; at the head of the outer margins of the rectos, when needed, chapter headings are supplied in red ink or in a different hand in black ink, now partly shaved by the binder. A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and pointing hands in two different early hands, one probably that of W. Haller, the other a humanist hand.

In the margin of [a1r] an initial ‘I' is supplied in interlocked red and blue. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. On [f1r] a male face in ink within the initial letter ‘Q'.

Provenance: Wolfgangus Haller (†after 1505); name and coat of arms on [n6v]. Antoine Augustin Renouard (1765-1853); sale (1834), lot 852. Purchased at the Renouard sale for £52. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1834), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 2.1.

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