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Bod-Inc: J-261


Digestum novum [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

a2r Digestum novum (books xxxix–l.) See J‑260.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘Incipit liber xxxix digestorum et primus huius. Rubrica: “De operis noui nuntiatione.” Sed cum septem sunt partes . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1477. Folio.


Collation: a–f10 g12 h10 i12 k–p10 q r6 s–z [et] [con] [rum] A B10 C8 D6 E–Q10.


ISTC: ij00566000

GW: GW 7702;

Hain: H *9581;

Goff: Goff J‑566;

Proctor: Pr 4104;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑580; Sheppard 3282.

LCN: 14545604


Copy number: J-261(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

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

Size: 441 × 284 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 432 × 276 mm.

A few pointing hands and running chapter headings in a contemporary hand.

Eight- to ten-line initials are supplied in blue or red with reserved white decoration at the beginning of each book, except book 1. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Running book numbers in red.

Provenance: Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Bavaria, Conventual Franciscans, S. Ludovicus; inscription on a2r: ‘Fratrum Minorum Conventualium Gamundiæ'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2238; purchased for £0. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 1.19.

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