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Bod-Inc: J-250


Digestum vetus [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

a2r Digestum vetus (books i–xxiv.2). See J‑245. With an alphabetical list of incipits before each titulus; cf. J‑257.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine domini” Amen. Imperator quia imperat subditis. Justinianus a patre Justino . . .’ The last gloss (incipit: ‘Dicendum quod constante matrimonium . . .') is here printed as the antepenultimate.

S6v [Colophon.]

S7r ‘Digesti veteris Tabula omnium rubricarum per alphabetum posita ad loca sua per ordinem remissa’ Incipit: ‘Adoptionibus . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 4 Aug. 1488. Folio.


Collation: a–z [et] [con] [rum] A–S8.


ISTC: ij00550000

GW: GW 7667;

Hain: H *9553;

Goff: Goff J‑550;

BMC: BMC V 325;

Proctor: Pr 4636;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑604; Sack, Freiburg, 1129; Sheppard 3851.

LCN: 14547302


Copy number: J-250(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and S8.

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

Size: 444 × 284 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 436 × 277 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and commenting on the text, and pointing hands in a few different early hands. On o4r a drawing of a profile of a man, with inscription: ‘uulpianus legum praeceptor', in an early hand; on p8r ‘Paulus iuris consultus'; on [rum]1r ‘Accursius legum glosator'; on A1r ‘Iulianus iuris consultus'; on A8r ‘Gaius iuris consultus'; on C1r ‘Africanus iuris consultus'; on D4r ‘Neratius iuris consultus'.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); pencil notes in his hand on a2r; sale (1835), lot 2225; purchased for £0. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 2.15.

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