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Bod-Inc: J-237


Institutiones [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

a1v ‘Rubrice Institutionum. Rubrice primi [–quarti] libri institutionum'.

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. On authorship see J‑230.

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


Imprint: Basel: Michael Wenssler, 30 Nov. 1481. Folio.


Collation: a10 b8 c–f8.10 g–l8 m n6.


ISTC: ij00520500

GW: GW 7605;

Hain: HC *9509;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, J‑520a;


Proctor: Pr 7495;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑643; Sack, Freiburg, 1150; Sheppard 2341.

LCN: 14547972


Copy number: J-237(1)

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards. Two catches and clasps lost. Quadruple fillets form an intersecting triple frame. No tooling within the outer frame; within the following frame, square dragon stamps. In the inner rectangle headed-outline tools form a merrythought containing a thistle stamp. A fragment of a sixteenth-century document in German containing the name of Heinrich Waldeck, ‘Schoffe zu Hagenau', has been removed from the binding; present shelfmark: MS. Germ. b. 3 fol. 3.

Size: 377 × 259 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 366 × 251 mm.

Endleaves consist of two fragments of leaves from a sixteenth-century printed antiphonary.

A few chapter headings are supplied in brown ink where needed, and a few marginal notes, extracting key words, in an early hand. Manuscript foliation: 1-105.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Bavaria, Dominicans, S. Maria Magdalena; inscription on a1r: ‘Conv: Gam: S: O: Ftrū Præd'torū'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); note in Kloß's hand on the front pastedown; sale (1835), lot 2256; purchased for £0. 9. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.8.

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