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Bod-Inc: K-006


Klagen, Antworten und Urteile, gezogen aus geistlichen und weltlichen Rechten [German].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Introductory note.] Incipit: ‘Nach dem vnd ein yegklich mensch dem gesetz vnderdänig sein soll als geschriben . . .’ Explicit: vnd fahet also an’

a2r [Heyden, Conrad]: Klagen, Antworten und Urteile, gezogen aus geistlichen und weltlichen Rechten. Incipit: ‘Actio de his qui in fraudem creditorum. Wann der schuldner in vntrewe seines creditors verstoßt . . .’ Explicit: der sůchs. C. de sententia passis et restitutis’ See Stintzing 338, no. 4, and 342-407; VL IV 1170-2; Andreas Deutsch, 'Klagspiegel', Handwörterbuch zur deutschen Rechtsgeschichte, 2nd edn, 2/16 (Berlin, 2012), cols 1864-9. For the ascription of authorship see Deutsch esp. at cols 1864-5.

D8v [Colophon with information about the sources for the book.] Incipit: ‘Sie ennden sich die klagen vnd nuzliche lere diß sunderlichen bůchs . . .’

E1r ‘Register.' ‘Die titel diß bůchs in rechter ordnung'.


Imprint: Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger, 1497. Folio.


Collation: a–z A8.6 B–D8 E6.


ISTC: ik00025000

Hain: H *3729;

Goff: Goff K‑25;

BMC: BMC II 371;

Proctor: Pr 1794;

Others: BSB‑Ink K‑33; Sheppard 1303.

LCN: 14451001


Copy number: K-006(1)

Binding: Contemporary German (Kyriß workshop no. 150) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with remains of two leather clasps; the upper cover lettered ‘Rechtbuch'; rebacked with pigskin, and with a manuscript label at the head of the spine. On both covers intersecting triple fillets form concentric frames. Within the inner frame is a roll decorated with running stags (Kyriß pl. 301, no. 5). Further triple fillets form the inner rectangle, which is decorated with the roll, and, on the upper cover only, a repeated flower-petal stamp.

Size: 282 × 197 × 62 mm.

Size of leaf: 271 × 187 mm.

The pastedowns consist of fragments from a printed work on Latin grammar.

Occasional early marginal annotations in German.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' in black ink on the front pastedown. Date of acquisition unknown; books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired during the 1840s and 1850s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 1.41.

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