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Istitutiones [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

[a1v] ‘R[ubrice] primi [–quarti] libri'. Incipit: ‘De iusticia et iure . . .’

[a2r] Institutiones. See J‑230.

[a2r] [Accursius]: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  [I]n nomine domini nostri Ihesu Christi.” Ex hoc nota quod christianus fuit. Alias non posset imperare . . .’ See J‑230, this edition is not mentioned in Torelli, however, according to GW this edition is a reprint with the date unaltered of GW 7591. On authorship see J‑230.

[n6v] [Colophon.] Incipit: ‘Justiniani Cesaris preclarissimum Insititucionum opus in celebratissima urbe Basiliensi . . .’

[n6v] [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Per catedras opus illud eat per pulpita celsa. | Institutorum Caesaris eximium'; 4 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Basel: Michael Wenssler, ‘31 May 1476' [c.1477]. Folio.

Remarks: According to GW, this edition is a reprint with the date unaltered of GW 7591.


Collation: [a10 b8 c–f8.10 g–l8 m n6].


ISTC: ij00516000

GW: GW 7594;

Hain: H 9500*;

Goff: Goff J‑516;


Proctor: Pr 7479;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑637; Oates 2741; Sack, Freiburg, 1147; Sheppard 2331-2.

LCN: 14545747


Copy number: J-234(1)

Leaf [g7r], l. 40 (text, red): ‘De ſeruili cognacoine.’

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over pasteboards covered with green cloth; probably rebound for Sotheby's.

Size: 405 × 288 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 397 × 282 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and pointing hands in an early hand.

On [a2r] two initials ‘I' are supplied in interlocked red and blue. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Book numbers are supplied in red in the upper margins. Chapter headings are supplied in red in the text where needed; in black in the upper margins.

Provenance: Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Bavaria, Conventual Franciscans, S. Ludovicus; inscription on [a1r]: ‘Fratrum Minorum Conuentualium Gamundiæ'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2252; purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 2.25.

Copy number: J-234(2)

Bound with:
1. Justinianus, Libri feudorum [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggestein, c.1475] (J‑283).

Leaf [g7r], l. 40 (text, red): ‘De ſerui cognacione.’

Binding: Sixteenth-century forel over wooden boards, with remains of two clasps.

Size: 384 × 278 × 37 mm.

Size of leaf: 378 × 272 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in the same sixteenth(?)-century hand that annotated item 1. Early manuscript foliation in both roman and arabic numerals: 1–cv.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; chapter headings supplied in red in the text where needed. Some capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Johannes (?) (fifteenth century); erased inscription in red ink on [a1r] of item 1: ‘Liber Iohannis (?)'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; Munich shelfmark, ‘Inc. typ. no. 1057', on the front endleaf and on [a1r] of item 2; ‘Dupl' on the front pastedown. Thomas Ryburn Buchanan (1846-1911). Presented in 1941 by Mrs Buchanan.

SHELFMARK: Buchanan b.3(2).

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