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Bod-Inc: J-272


Codex [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius] (ed. Andreas Helmut).


Analysis of Content

a2r Codex (books i–ix). See J‑268. Edited by Andreas Helmut, as stated in the concluding verses.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine domini.” Incipit a deo ut infra de officio prefecti . . . testem habeant. Id est dicant se liberatos potestate . . .’ Explicit: sed si parens.

l9v ‘Constitutio Greca.’ Incipit: ‘[A]learum vsus antiqua res est extra operas pugnatoribus concessa . . .’ Explicit: omnes penitus conquiescant. Inserted between books 3 and 4.

N4r [Colophon.]

N4v [List of rubrics, in alphabetical order.] Incipit: ‘[A]bigeis . . .’

N6r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Forte putas lectos modicos sumpsisse labores | Nos cum codicis has finximus ere notas'; 10 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Basel: Michael Wenssler, for Andreas Helmut, 7 July 1487. Folio.


Collation: a–z A–M10 N6.


ISTC: ij00580800

GW: GW 7734;

Hain: HC 9608;


Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Hillard 686; Sack, Freiburg, 1107; Sheppard 2353.

LCN: 14743395


Copy number: J-272(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Marbled paper over pasteboards.

Size: 419 × 290 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 409 × 282 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and commenting on the text, in an early hand. In the upper right margin of each recto are chapter headings in red ink, in the same hand. ‘24475' in pen on the lower left-hand corner of the front pastedown. ‘Z. C. 7.' in brown ink in the upper margin of a2r. ‘7011' in pencil in the lower margin of a2r.

Provenance: Leipzig, Bibliothek des Reichsgericht; circular stamp on a2r: ‘Bibliothek des Reichsgerichts'. Purchased from Ernst Fischer, 24 Dec. 1904 for 80 Marks; see Annual Report of the Curators of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University Gazette, 8 May 1906, 564, and Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Inc. b. GS2.1487.1.

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