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Bod-Inc: J-242


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


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Instituta cum summariis Parisius nouiter impressa.’

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 Aretinum supremum doctorem quem ego Hieronymus Clarius minimus utriusque iuris doctor sum potissimum secutus in hac additione diuisionum singulorum titulorum Institutionum et in Summariis suis locis additis pro iuuenibus in hoc apparatu glosarum.

a2r [Accursius]: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  [I]n nomine domini nostri Iesu Christi.” Ex hoc nota quod christianus fuit. Alias non posset imperare . . .’ The Glossa of Accursius surrounds the text, whereas the Summaria of Clarius precede each lemma of the text. See J‑230.

t9r [Colophon.] Incipit: ‘Institutionum opus cum summariis et diuisionibus suis locis in textu positis . . .’

t9v ‘Rubrice omnes per alphabetum posite et ad loca sua per ordinem remisse.’ Incipit: ‘Adoptionibus . . .’


Imprint: Paris: André Bocard, 12 Sept. 1498. Folio.


Collation: a–s8 t10.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ij00543000

GW: GW 7645;

Hain: C 3394;

Goff: Goff J‑543;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Sheppard 6392.

LCN: 14547824


Copy number: J-242(1)

Wanting the blank leaf t10.

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with remains of two clasps; rebacked. Triple fillets form an intersecting double frame. Within the outer frame, rosette, fleur-de-lis, and concentric circle stamps. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each containing the fleur-de-lis or the circular stamp.

Size: 296 × 207 × 38 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 198 mm.

Provenance: Stavelot, near Liège, Benedictines, S. Rémacle; inscription on the front pastedown: ‘Liber monasterij sancti remacli in stabul.' C. I. Davidson (1874-1941). William Douglas Simpson (1896-1968); inscription on the front endleaf: ‘The gift of C. I. Davidson. W. Douglas Simpson, The Chaplains' Court, The Chanonry, Old Aberdeen, March 13th 1936.’ Purchased in 1939 from B.H. Blackwell, Ltd.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. F1.1498.1.

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