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Bod-Inc: J-258


Infortiatum [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius and the Summaria excerpted from Bartolus de Saxoferrato].


Analysis of Content

Subject: law-civil

a2r Infortiatum (books xxiv.3–xxxviii). ‘Soluto matrimonio quemadmodum dos petatur [in red.]’ Incipit: ‘Ulpianus. [D]otis causa semper et ubique precipua est ...’ G5v Explicit: ‘... qui in hostium potestate erat postlimino non sit reversus.’ See J‑254.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘[S]oluto matrimonio quemadmodum dos petatur. Dixit supra de iure . . . Apprehenderit . . .’ Explicit: illud in prin. Accursius.’ G5v Explicit: ‘... supra si pars here. pe. l. illud in princi. Accursius.’

a2r Summaria. Incipit: ‘  “[S]oluto.” Soluto matrimonio debet dos reddi mulieri et ab initio debet promitti mulieri et non alii si marito non noceret. h. d. . . .’ The Summaria, based on Bartolus de Saxoferrato, precede the gloss section by section.

G5v Colophon: ‘Exactum insigne ac preclarum opus inforciati Venetiis impressum per Georgium Arrivabene Mantuanum anno salutis M.cccc.xc. die penultimo augusti.’ ‘Registrum.’ [Printer's device in red.]


Imprint: Venice: Georgius Arrivabenus, 30 Aug. 1490. Folio.

Secundo folio: (a3, running title) XXV Soluto matrimonio (glossa) vel verius utrique in solidum (textus) filie utriusque voluntas exquiritur


Collation: a–z [et] [con] [rum] A–F8 G6.

Leaves: 262 ll. (numbered)


ISTC: ij00558000

GW: GW 7689;

Hain: H *9570;

Goff: Goff J‑558;

BMC: BMC V 384;

Proctor: Pr 4919;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑619; Sack, Freiburg, 1140-1; Sheppard 4024.

LCN: 14545777


Copy number: J-258(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and G6.

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

Size: 439 × 288 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 430 × 280 mm.

Cancelled inscription on a2r. A few early pointing hands.

On a2r a seven-line initial ‘D' is supplied in interlocked red and blue with purple pen-work decoration. Other initials are supplied in blue, some with reserved white decoration. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Franciscans; a heavily erased inscription: ‘Sum Conuentus Brulensis | 13/2'; ‘F 8'; cf. J‑253(2). Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2234; purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 2.18.

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