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Bod-Inc: J-252


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


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Digestum vetus de tortis.’

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

a2r Digestum vetus (books i–xxiv.2). Edited by Hieronymus Clarius. See J‑245.

a2r Clarius, Hieronymus: Summaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine domini” Amen. Rubrica hec simul cum constitutione est quedam epistola . . .’

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, 31 Oct. 1494. Folio.


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


ISTC: ij00551000

GW: GW 7671;

Goff: Goff J‑551;

BMC: BMC V 328;

Proctor: Pr 4650;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑608; Oates 1845; Sheppard 3858.

LCN: 14547251


Copy number: J-252(1)

Wanting the blank leaf T6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over pasteboards covered with green cloth; probably rebound for Sotheby's. Yellow-edged leaves and manuscript title across head of fore-edge.

Size: 437 × 280 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 428 × 273 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands in a contemporary German(?) hand.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2228; purchased for £0. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 1.16.

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