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Bod-Inc: J-263


Digestum novum [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

Subject: law-civil

a2r Digestum novum (books xxxix–l.) ‘Domini Iustiniani sacratissimi principis perpetui semper augusti iuris enucleati ex omni veteri iure collecti digestorum seu pandectarum incioit liber xxxix. De operis novi nunciatione Ru.’ Incipit: ‘[H]oc edicto peromittitur ut sive iure ...’ Q5v Explicit: ‘... Servus reipublice causa esse non potest.’ See J‑260.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘Incipit liber trigesimusnonus digestorum. Rubrica: “De operis noui nuntiatione.” Sed cum septem sunt partes . . .’ Q5v Explicit: ‘... [Note]l Servus ... ut supra de of. presid. barbarius Ac.’

Q5v Colophon: ‘Opus digesti novi preclarissimum solerti cura emendatum: generosi ac insignis iuris civilis doctoris domini Zacharie de Zacharotis Patavini impensa: necnon magistri Petri Maufer Gallici divina arte impressum Padue feliciter explicit. M.cccc.lxxviiii.’


Imprint: Padua: Petrus Maufer, for Zacharias de Zacharotis, 1479. Folio.

Secundo folio: (a3, glosa) mutatur ut infra (textus) mutat. Hoc autem edictum


Collation: a b10 c8 d–g8.10 h i12 k l8 m10 n–p8 q6 r ſ8 t u10 x8 y z6 [et] [con] [rum] A–E8 F6 G8 H10 I8 K–N10 O8 P Q6.


ISTC: ij00568000

GW: GW 7704;

Hain: HC *9582;

Goff: Goff J‑568;


Proctor: Pr 6797;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑582; Hillard 681; Sheppard 5580.

LCN: 14545553


Copy number: J-263(1)

Gatherings c and e transposed.

Binding: Sixteenth-century (1563) German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with remains of two leather clasps. Triple fillets form a triple frame. Within the outer frame, an interlaced roll, with five-petal floral and foliate staff stamps. Within the following frame is a historiated roll with scenes from the life of Christ, not found in Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel. Two sets of diagonal triple fillets form a lozenge-shaped compartment within the inner rectangle; in the centre, four lattice stamps surrounded by a frame made of profiles of men in medallions, with the space between filled with ornamental foliage. ‘C F' and ‘1563' respectively above and below the lozenge-shaped compartment. On the lower cover the inner rectangle contains two sets of interlaced rolls running vertically, surrounded by a frame made of a small historiated roll, too worn to decribe.

Size: 426 × 285 × 90 mm.

Size of leaf: 413 × 275 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and correcting the text, running chapter headings, and runnning book numbers in an early hand.

At the beginning of each book seven- to ten-line initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue, on a2r with red pen-work decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Freising, Franciscans; inscription on a2r: ‘Ad Bibliothecam ff. Minorū Frisings'. Georg Parzner (eighteenth century); book-plate: ‘Georgivs Parzner | SS Canonvm licentiatvs'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; Munich shelfmark, ‘Inc. typ. No. 274' (149 crossed out) and ‘Duplum' on the front endleaf. Date of acquisition unknown; no indication given by the shelfmark.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 2.19.

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