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Bod-Inc: M-289

Modus Legendi Abbreviaturas


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Modus legendi abbreviaturas in utroque iure. Incipit: ‘[Q]uia preposterus est ordo prius humana petere . . .’ The component parts are in the following order: Feenstra 222-3, (1-17); Sawicki 110-11, a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j,k,l,m,n,o.


Imprint: Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, 1 Sept. 1476. Folio.


Collation: [a–c10 d10+1 e10].


ISTC: im00743000

Hain: H *11465;

Goff: Goff M‑743;

BMC: BMC II 448;

Proctor: Pr 2132;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑500; Oates 1053; Sheppard 1566.

LCN: 14514560


Copy number: M-289(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 287 × 206 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 274 × 190 mm.

Bibliographical notes on the verso of the front endleaf, in the hand of F[alconer] M[adan], and dated 1884. When received, this copy was misbound, according to the note, but this was corrected.

On [a2r] a six-line initial ‘Q' is supplied in red, decorated with red pen-work, and with extensions into the margins; other one- to three-line initials, many with extensions into the margins, paragraph marks, and some marginal chapter numbers are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Heidenheim, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Wunibaldus; inscription in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand on [e10v]: ‘Iste liber est sancti Wune[bal]di in Heidenh[eim] [ ]'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2443; purchased for £0. 5. 0; scar of a label at the tail of the spine; see Books Purchased (1835), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.2.

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