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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 . . .’

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


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


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


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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