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Bod-Inc: J-248


Digestum vetus [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

a2r Digestum vetus (books i–xxiv.2). See J‑245.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine domini” Amen. Imperator quia imperat subditis. Justinianus a patre Justino . . .’

Y9r [Colophon.]

Y9v ‘Rubrice primi libri . . . Incipit secundus liber . . . incipit liber xxiiii.’ Incipit: ‘De iustitia et iure . . .’


Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 22 Nov. 1482. Folio.


Collation: a–f10 g8 h–k6 l m8 n–t10 u8 x6 A–C 2d–f G–T10 U8 X Y10.


ISTC: ij00549000

GW: GW 7662;

Hain: HC *9550; C 3396;

Goff: Goff J‑549;

BMC: BMC II 423;

Proctor: Pr 2026;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑602; Sack, Freiburg, 1125-6; Sheppard 1483.

LCN: 14547277


Copy number: J-248(1)

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, two clasps and catches lost. Quadruple fillets form a double frame. Within the outer frame a floral and foliate roll. Vertical quadruple fillets divide the inner rectangle into rectangular compartments each containing the floral and foliate roll. Rectangular label at the head of upper cover now lost.

Size: 352 × 234 × 70 mm.

Size of leaf: 340 × 224 mm.

Eight leaves of a Latin Breviary of nine lessons, written in Flanders or north-east France c.1400, were removed from the binding in 1918, now MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16, fols 1-8.

A few marginal notes, mainly correcting the text, in an early hand.

Initials are supplied at the beginning of each book in interlocked red and blue; other initials are supplied in red or blue; paragraph marks supplied in red.

Provenance: Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Bavaria, Dominicans, S. Maria Magdalena; inscription on a2r: ‘Conu: Gam: S: O: Ftrū Præd'torū'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2223; purchased for £0. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 3.6.

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