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Bod-Inc: J-251


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


Analysis of Content

a1v Clarius, Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Bernardinus Crassus. Incipit: ‘Constat Bernardine Crasse antiqua illa tempora . . .’

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

a2r Clarius, Hieronymus: Summaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine domini” Amen. Rubrica hec simul cum constitutione est quedam epistola . . .’ The Summaria precede the glossa of Accursius, and contain excerpts from the lecturae of Bartolus de Saxoferrato, Paulus de Castro, Baldus de Ubaldis, and Alexander de Tartagnis; see GW VII, col. 118.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘Imperator quia imperat subditis. Justinianus a patre Justino . . .’ The order of the last three glosses is as in J‑250.

T4r [Colophon.]

T4v ‘Digesti veteris Tabula omnium rubricarum per alphabetum posita ad loca sua per ordinem remissa'. Incipit: ‘Adoptionibus . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 1 Dec. 1490. Folio.


Collation: a–z [et] [con] [rum] A–R8 S T6.


ISTC: ij00550500

GW: GW 7669;

Hain: H *9555;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, J550a;

BMC: BMC V 326;

Proctor: Pr 4641;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑606; Sack, Freiburg, 1130; Sheppard 3855.

LCN: 14547228


Copy number: J-251(1)

Wanting the blank leaf T6.

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

Size: 431 × 281 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 422 × 274 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and commenting the text, and pointing hands in a sixteenth-century humanist hand.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2226; purchased for £0. 13. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 1.14.

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