Oldradus de Ponte de Laude
Consilia et quaestiones (ed. Alphonsus de Soto).
Analysis of Content
[*1r] ‘Tabula questionum'.
[a2r] de Ponte de Laude, Oldradus: Consilia et quaestiones. Edited by Alphonsus de Soto. Incipit: ‘[I]n nomine Domini amen. In causa Eboracen[si] attendendum est . . .’ Explicit: uos subtilia argumenta legalia adiungetis’ See Schulte II 232-3; Savigny VI 55-9; Coing, Privatrechtsgeschichte, 275-6.
Imprint: Rome: Adam Rot, 1472. Folio.
Collation: [*6 a–d10 e12 f–i10 k12 l–p10 q r8 s–x10 y12].
Hain: H *9932;
Goff: Goff L‑79;
BMC: BMC IV 43;
Proctor: Pr 3439;
Others: BSB‑Ink O‑39; CIBN O‑23; Oates 1388; Sheppard 2753.
Copy number: O-013(1)
Leaf [*1r]: ‘[I]NCIPIT HIC TABVLA QVE | TIONVM.', not as BMC.
Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin on nineteenth-century calf; two ties lost. Triple fillets form a triple frame. Within the outer frame a double cresting roll. Within the following frame, a floral and foliate roll. Vertical triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into four rectangular compartments, the two outer ones decorated with a roll with heads and inscriptions: DVR and HEI, the two inner ones the cresting roll; for a similar roll see Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, II 385, although Sheppard notes that the measurements do not correspond with any given there.
Size: 355 × 270 × 60 mm.
Size of leaf: 353 × 256 mm.
‘112' in pencil in the upper left-hand corner of front pastedown, also on a label on the spine. On front pastedown a bibliographical note, apparently from Conrad Gesner, Bibliotheca universalis, in a nineteenth-century(?) hand, brown ink. A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century hands, added before the reduction of the margins during the sixteenth century. Early manuscript title on [a2r].
On [*1r] a large initial ‘I' is supplied in blue with red pen-work decoration. On [a2r] an initial ‘I' is supplied in the shape of a red lance with a blue edge piercing the tail and mouth of a green dragon, which is spouting red fire. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue, some with reserved white decoration; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: John Mozley Stark. Purchased from Stark for £5. 5. 0; see Library Bills (1856-8), no. 139; Books Purchased (1856), 37.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 6Q 2.37.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 1.18.
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