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Bod-Inc: J-273


Codex [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius].


Analysis of Content

[*2r] [List of rubrics, in alphabetical order.] Incipit: ‘[A]bigeis . . .’

a1r Codex (books i–ix). See J‑268.

a1r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine domini.” Incipit a deo vt infra de officio prefecti . . .’

n5v ‘Constitutio Greca.’ Incipit: ‘[A]learum vsus antiqua res est et extra operas pugnatoribus concessa . . .’ Explicit: omnes penitus conquiescant.’ Inserted between books 3 and 4.


Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 30 Jan. 1488. Folio.


Collation: [*4] a–z [et] aa–pp10 qq12.

Illustrations: Woodcuts tentatively ascribed by BSB‑Ink to the ‘Meister des Ulmer Terenz'.


ISTC: ij00581000

GW: GW 7735;

Hain: H *9609;

Goff: Goff J‑581;

BMC: BMC II 432;

Proctor: Pr 2061;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑568; Sack, Freiburg, 1108-9; Schramm XVII p. 8; Schreiber V 4407; Sheppard 1507.

LCN: 14548751


Copy number: J-273(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century English blind-tooled calf for the British Museum, c.1860, according to a note by Graham Pollard; see Library Records c. 1054; its stamp on both covers and red-edged leaves.

Size: 369 × 236 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 358 × 225 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly correcting the text, in an early hand.

On a1r a 12-line Nuremberg initial ‘H' is supplied in azure on a burnished gold ground, the gilt with punch-dotting, the initial with curling acanthus leaves in blue and in white, within segmented frames of green and red. On the same leaf, the woodcut is painted.

Provenance: Kaisheim, Bavaria, Cistercians; inscription on a1r: ‘FF. de Cæsarea'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' on [*1r]. London, British Museum; purchased in 1867; shelfmark: ‘IB.7388'. Transferred to the Bodleian in Oct. 1913; see BM duplicate stamps with the date 11 Oct. 1913; ‘List of Duplicate Incunabula' (Library Records c. 1054), no. 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 4.38.

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