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Bod-Inc: J-241


Institutiones [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius and the Summaria of Hieronymus Clarius].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Instituta de tortis'.

a2r Institutiones. See J‑230.

a2r [Clarius, Hieronymus]: Summaria. Incipit: ‘  [I]n nomine domini nostri Iesu Christi.” Ista rubrica diuiditur in quatuor partes . . .’ Explicit: sunt preterea usque ad finem secundum Angelum. Clarius's Summaria precede the gloss, section by section; they are based on those by Angelus de Gambilionibus, but also incorporate material from Baldus de Ubaldis and Christophorus Porcus; see GW VII, col. 98, and Domenico and Paola Maffei, Angelo Gambiglioni giureconsulto aretino del quattrocento. La vita, i libri, le opere, Biblioteca della Rivista di Storia del Diritto Italiano, 34 (Rome, 1994), 44-7.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  [I]n nomine domini nostri Iesu Christi.” Ex hoc nota quod christianus fuit. Alias non posset imperare . . .’ usque ad librum de appellationibus qui sequitur. Ac.; critical edn of book I, Accursius Florentinus, Glossa ad Institutiones Justiniani imperatoris (Liber I) (Bologna, 1939) See J‑230.

k6r ‘Rubrice omnes per alphabetum posite et ad loca sua per ordinem remisse.’ Incipit: ‘Adoptionibus . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 1 Mar. 1497. Folio.


Collation: a–h8 i k6.


ISTC: ij00541000

GW: GW 7643;

Hain: HC *9535;

Goff: Goff J‑541;

Proctor: Pr 4659;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑664; Rhodes 619; Sheppard 3859.

LCN: 14547945


Copy number: J-241(1)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with two metal clasps. Title on a rectangular paper label at the head of upper cover. On the upper cover, triple fillets form a triple frame. Outside the outer frame, intersecting diagonal double fillets form a lozenge-shaped border with circular rosette stamps. Within the outer frame, thistle stamps; within the following frame, thistle and rosette stamps. The inner rectangle, very worn, contains apex and rosette stamps. On the lower cover, triple fillets form a frame surrounded by the same border found on the upper cover. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each containing a rosette stamp or a circular floral stamp. Small floral stamps at the intersection of the fillets.

Size: 437 × 289 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 427 × 280 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in two different early hands, one of which is probably that of Iacobus Krux(?).

Provenance: Jacobus Krux(?) (fifteenth century); inscription on a1r: ‘A[ ]s h[ ] B[ ]p | Iacobus Krux(?)'. Paulus Kherll (fl. 1530); inscription on the front endleaf: ‘Egregius Doctor Paulus Kherll 1530'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2260; purchased for £0. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 1.25.

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