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Bod-Inc: J-257


Infortiatum [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

Subject: law-civil

a1v ‘Infortiati rubrice omnes per alphateum posite et ad loca sua per ordinem remisse. [in red.]’

a2r Infortiatum (books xxiv.3–xxxviii). ‘Soluto matrimonio quemadmodum dos petatur [in red.]’ [list of incipits] Alia char. 4... Incipit: ‘[U]lpianus. Dotis causa semper et ubique ...’ F8r Explicit: ‘... erat postliminio non sit reversus. FINIS’ See J‑254. With an alphabetical list of incipits before each titulus; cf. J‑250.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘[S]oluto matrimonio quemadmodum dos petatur. Dixit supra de iure . . . Apprehenderit . . .’ Explicit: illud in pri.’ F8r Explicit: ‘... [note rum] Apprehenderit ... illud in prin.’

F8r [Registrum and colophon] Colophon: ‘Venetiis per Baptistam de Tortis. Mcccclviii. die viii. Aprilis.’ [Printer's device.]


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 8 Apr. 1488. Folio.

Secundo folio: (a3, running title) xxv Soluto Matrimonio (glosa) facit s[upra] (textus) Non solum autem in exigenda


Collation: a–z [et] [con] [rum] A–F8.


ISTC: ij00557500

GW: GW 7687;

Hain: H *9568;

BMC: BMC V 325;

Proctor: Pr 4635;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑617; Sack, Freiburg, 1139; Sheppard 3850.

LCN: 14545734


Copy number: J-257(1)

The first leaf, a1, is pasted to the inside of the upper cover.

Binding: Contemporary Italian (Paduan, c.1490, ‘The Scholastic Binder') dark brown half goatskin over unbevelled wooden boards. Leather extended c.50 mm over the boards and secured at the edge by a strip of leather nailed down. Tooled in blind with a pomegranate tool inside a three-line diaper. For other bindings with the same tools see J‑240. Four clasps (two nails) hinged on the upper cover, lost. Catches lost. On the fore-edge, but not on the others, these were placed in grooves hollowed out from the boards; on the other edges they were of inverted triangular form with the apex cut away and secured by three nails. Remains of hasp towards the foot of the fore-edge of the lower cover. Upper cover lettered ‘INFORCI | ATVM', and on a label partly torn away ‘InfoRciat . . .' A title in minuscules is written on the lower part of the cover. Yellow lower edge. Same binding as Auct. 3Q 1.23 (J‑240). See Anthony Hobson, ‘A German Student in Italy: his Books and Bindings', in Mélanges d'histoire de la reliure offerts à Georges Colin, ed. Claude Sorgeloos (Brussels, 1998), 87-99, at 97 no. 5.

Size: 448 × 292 × 74 mm.

Size of leaf: 432 × 285 mm.

Marginal notes, extracting key words and commenting on the text, in Campeggi's(?) hand.

Provenance: Giovanni Campeggi (1448-1511); inscriptions inside lower cover: ‘Dominus Iohannes Conpeigus (de Campezio; Conpeyus) Legum doctor'; and ‘Mestre(?) Ian Campejo doctor de lege ordinario a padova in la rason che habendo mille ducati doro per el salario de la synoria(?) dato el anno 1492', a note recording that Campegius received a salary of 1000 ducats from the Signoria of Padua in 1492; see Girolamo Tiraboschi, Storia della letteratura italiana (Milan, 1824), VI 852-5, Belloni 232-6, and A. Mazzacane in DBI XVII 449-53. Johann Conrad Feuerlein (1725-1788); armorial book-plate: ‘ICtus et Consil. Norimb.'; see Warnecke 512. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2233; purchased for £0. 13. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 1.18.

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