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Bod-Inc: M-290

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, (1-4,10-16); Sawicki 110-11, a,b,h,i,j,k,l,m,n.


Imprint: [Cologne: Petrus in Altis (Bergmann?), de Olpe, c.1478]. Folio.


Collation: [a–e8 f6].


ISTC: im00743500

Hain: C 4315;

BMC: BMC I 252;

Proctor: Pr 1151 = 1201A;

Others: Sheppard 912; Voulliéme, Köln,o 814 = 813.

LCN: 14514625


Copy number: M-290(1)

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

Size: 287 × 217 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 279 × 207 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations.

Two, three-, and six-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2442; purchased for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.1.

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