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Bod-Inc: J-266


Digestum novum [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius and the Summaria excerpted from Bartolus de Saxoferrato and Paulus de Castro].


Analysis of Content

a2r Digestum novum (books xxxix–l.) See J‑260. With an alphabetical list of incipits before each titulus.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “De operis noui nunciatione.” Rubrica. Sed cum septem sint partes digestorum . . .’ N5v Explicit: ‘... Ad hac l. excipe si communis error interveniat et supra de off. pretoris. Barbarius. Accursius. Finis.’

a2r Paulus de Castro and Bartolus de Saxoferrato: [Glossa summaria.] Incipit: ‘Nunciatio noui operis potest fieri . . .’

N5v Colophon: ‘Ad laudem Dei qui est trinus et unus. Explicit liber secunde partis Digesti Novi domini Iustiniani principis sacratissimi. Maxima cura atque diligentia Venetiis impressus arte et impensis Andree Calabrensis de Papia. Anno Domini. M.cccc.lxxxxi. die ultimo Aprilis.’ ‘Registrum operis’ [Printer's device in red.]


Imprint: Venice: Andreas Calabrensis, Papiensis, 30 Apr. 1491. Folio.

Secundo folio: (a3, running title) Liber xxxix De operis novi nunciatione (glossa) ne possimus quia fulcire non continet (Textus) ei videamus et magis est ne possimus


Collation: a–f8 g h6 i–z [et] [con] [rum] A–M8 N6.

Leaves: 306 ll. (numbered).


ISTC: ij00570000

GW: GW 7713;

Hain: H *9590;

Goff: Goff J‑570;

BMC: BMC V 397;

Proctor: Pr 4981;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑590; Sheppard 4057.

LCN: 14545681


Copy number: J-266(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and N6.

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

Size: 444 × 281 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 435 × 274 mm.

An obliterated inscription on a2r. A few marginal notes, extracting key words and correcting the text, in an early hand.

On a2r a nine-line initial ‘H' is supplied in interlocked red and blue with red and purple pen-work decoration. Some initials are supplied in blue with reserved white decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Franciscans; a heavily erased inscription: ‘Sum Conuentus Brulensis | 13/3'; ‘F 2'; cf. J‑253(2). Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); purchased at his sale (1835), lot 2242 for £0. 9. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 2.20.

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