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Bod-Inc: J-280


Novellae constitutiones, et al. (all with Glossa ordinaria).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Volumen de tortis.’

a2r Novellae constitutiones. CIC III 1-756: i–x; xii; xiv–xx; xxii–xxiii; cv; xxxiii–xxxiv; xxxix; xliv; xlvi; xlviii; xlvii; li–lvii; xlix; lviii; lx–lxi; lxiii; lxvi–lxvii; lxxi; lxx; lxix; lxxiv; lxxii–lxxiii; lxxvi–lxxxv; lxxxviii–xc; xcii; xciv; xci; xcv–xcvii; xcix–c; xcviii; xciii; cvii–cxii; cxvi; cxiv; cxiii; cxv; cxvii–cxx; cxxv; cxxiv; cxxxi; cxxvii; clix; cxxxiv; lxxxvi; cvi; cxxxii; cxliii; cxxviii; cxxiii. Tituli xi, xiii, xxi, and cxxxvi do not occur in this edition. Titulus lxiii occurs between lxi and lxvi. Titulus lxxxvi occurs between cxxxiv and cvi. Titulus cx occurs between cix and cxi, only in J‑280 and J‑281. See Biener 330 no. 20 and Authenticum: Novellarum constitutionum Iustiniani versio vulgata, I dlxxxix-dlxxxxvii. In the rubric preceding book x of the Codex, the Novellae are described as books i-ix.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine Domini nostri Iesu Christi.”  Justinianus opus suum laudabile Deo attribuit . . .’

a2r Bartolus de Saxoferrato and Ubaldis, Angelus de: Summaria. Incipit: ‘  “De heredibus.”  Hec prima rubrica non potest continuari ad precedentes . . .’

o1v Codex (books x–xii). CIC II 395-487.

o1v Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “De iure fisci.”  Occasione criminum de quibus libro superiori dixit . . .’

o1v Bartolus de Saxoferrato and Ubaldis, Angelus de: Summaria. Incipit: ‘  “Si priusquam.”  In dubio donatarius a fisco . . .’

y1v Libri feudorum. ‘Incipiunt consuetudines feudorum. Et primo de his qui feudum dare possunt et qui non et qualiter acquiratur et retineatur. Rubrica.’ See J‑275.

y1v Accursius [pseudo-; Columbi, Jacobus]: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “Qui feudum dare possunt et qualiter acquiratur et retineatur.”  Quidam habent aliter rubricam, ita scilicet: Quibus modis . . .’ See J‑275.

z8r Consuetudines regni. See J‑275.

z8r Glossa. Incipit: ‘  “[D]omino guerram. Solutus fuerit.”  Numquid vasallus interim poterat vendere . . .’

[et]7v Acta de pace Constantiae. Incipit: ‘[I]n nomine Sancte et indiuidue trinitatis Federicus . . . [I]mperialis clementie immensa serenitas . . .’ Corpus juris, ed. Osenbrüggen, III 888-93.

[et]7v Ubaldis, Baldus de: Commentary. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine Sancte et indiuidue trinitatis.”  Imperator Federicus pacem suam laudabilem summe attribuit trinitati . . .’

2a1r Henricus Vii, Emperor: Extravagantes. ‘Quomodo in lese maiestatis crimine procedatur. Rubrica. [H]enricus septimus diuina fauente gratia romanorum imperator et semper augustus.’ Dated Pisa 2 Apr. 1312. See J‑278.

2a1r Bartolus de Saxoferrato: Glossa. Incipit: ‘  “Quomodo in lese maiestatis crimine procedatur.”  Ista rubrica est magistraliter posita . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 7 Oct. 1500. Folio.


Collation: a–z [et]8 [con]6 2a8.


ISTC: ij00600500

GW: GW 7769;

Hain: H *9637;

Proctor: Pr 4674;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑559; Sack, Freiburg, 1179; Sheppard 3863.

LCN: 14544875


Copy number: J-280(1)

Gatherings a and n are supplied from De Tortis's edition of 3 Nov. 1497 (GW 7767), gathering b from that of 8 Jan. 1498/9 (GW 7768).

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with metal clasps and catches and leather index tabs. ‘Volvmen' in brown ink at the head of upper cover. Manuscript title on a paper label at the head of the spine. Triple fillets form a quadruple frame. No stamps within the outer frame; within the following one, a hunting scene measuring 80 × 17 mm. On the upper cover headed-outline tools make up merrythoughts, each containing a thistle stamp. On the lower cover the inner rectangle contains seven ornamental rolls in vertical strips.

Size: 450 × 296 × 58 mm.

Size of leaf: 435 × 285 mm.

Marginal notes, extracting key words and commenting on the text, in a brown, olive-green, and faded red ink, in a number of early hands. List of rubrics in an early hand on a separate leaf inserted at the end of the book. Early note on a1r: ‘Hic labor hinc laudem fortes sperate coloni | nam labor improbus omnia vincit'; and in the same hand an elegiac distich on a2r: ‘Victor magnanimus complendo volumina iuris | feudaque nobilibus iuraque distribuo'. Book-plate of Waterlow & Sons, Limited, wholesale stationers and manufacturers, 27 Great Winchester Street, London, dated 1899.

On a2r a six-line initial ‘O' is supplied in purple; other initials supplied in a faded red ink.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2269; purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 15.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q inf. 2.5.

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