Codex [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].
Analysis of Content
a2r Codex (books i–ix). See J‑268. With some additional material not included in the modern edition.
a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘ “[I]n nomine domini.” Incipit a deo ut infra de officio prefecti . . .’
p3r ‘Constitutio Greca.’ Incipit: ‘[A]learum usus antiqua res est et extra operas pugnatoribus concessa . . .’ Explicit: omnes penitus conquiescant. Inserted between books 3 and 4.
T4v [List of rubrics, in alphabetical order.] Incipit: ‘[A]bigeis . . . ’
Imprint: Venice: Jacobus Rubeus, 7 May 1478. Folio.
Collation: a10 b–h8 i6 k–q8 qq10 qqq8 r–z8 [et] [con]6 A–P8 Q–T6.8.
GW: GW 7725;
Hain: HC *9601;
Goff: Goff J‑576;
BMC: BMC V 217;
Proctor: Pr 4252;
Others: BSB‑Ink C‑562; Sheppard 3431.
Copy number: J-270(1)
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with yellow-edged leaves and leather index tabs. Two catches, clasps, corner-pieces, and centre-piece lost. ‘423' on a small rectangular paper label at the head of the spine. ‘MB', in brown ink, also on the spine. Triple fillets form a triple frame. Lozenge-shaped floral stamps and apex stamps surround the outer frame. Within the outer frame a ‘Maria hilf' scroll roll. No tooling within the following frame. Double diagonal triple fillets, with strapwork running in between them, divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each containing a rosette stamp.
Size: 445 × 284 × 10 mm.
Size of leaf: 429 × 273 mm.
Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, correcting the text, and pointing hands in a number of early and later hands.`1572' in pencil on the rear endleaf. Manuscript foliation on the upper right-hand corner of the rectos: 1-357. Running book numbers in red.
Initials at the beginning of each book are supplied in blue. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.
Provenance: Plankstetten, Bavaria, Benedictines, SS. Maria et Johannes evangelista; inscription on a2r: ‘Monasterij Blankstadiani'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; Munich shelfmark: ‘Inc. Typ. no. 423' on a slip pasted onto rear pastedown and ‘Duplum' on a slip pasted onto front pastedown. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; not found in Catalogus (1843), with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 1.10.
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