Panormitanus de Tudeschis, Nicolaus
Lectura super V libris Decretalium.
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a1r [Panormitanus de Tudeschis], Nicolaus: Lectura super V libris Decretalium: Part I. Incipit: ‘[G]regorius episcopus. Quoniam omnis ratio superne creature vel terrene scientie in deo est . . .’ Explicit: cum tribus sequentibus’
[rum10r] [Colophon dated 3 Feb. 1482.]
AA2r [Panormitanus de Tudeschis], Nicolaus: Lectura super V libris Decretalium: Part V. Incipit: ‘[O]mnipotentis dei postulatio suffragio ut . . .’ Explicit: suam ineffabilem clementiam. Abbas’ BSB‑Ink records this as part III.
EEE9r [Colophon dated 13 May 1483.]
Imprint: Venice: Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 1482-3. Folio.
Remarks: In six parts, dated: (I) 3 Feb. 1482; (II) 24 July 1483; (III) 13 Mar. 1483; (IV) 24 July 1483; (V) 13 May 1483; (VI) 27 May 1483.
Collation: Part I: a–m8 n o10 p–z [et] [con]8 [rum]10; part V: AA–TT8 VV6 XX AAA–CCC8 DDD EEE10.
Types: Types: 150 G; 93 GB. 2 columns. Capital spaces with guide-letters. Device A.
Leaves: 214 leaves, the first blank.
Line number: 69 lines, plus headline (a3r).
Type area: Type area: 321 (334) ×195 mm (a3r).
Hain: HC *12313;
Goff: Goff P‑49;
Proctor: Pr 4695 (I);
Others: BSB‑Ink T‑515; Polain 3763 (V); Sheppard 3762 (I), 3763 (V).
Copy number: P-017(1)
Bound with P‑011; see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.
Size of leaf: 405 × 270 mm.
Part I only. Gatherings p–[rum] are bound after item 2.
Copious early marginal notes, mainly in a single hand, including comments on the text, ‘nota' marks, pointing hands, and drawings of human faces, animals, and plants also underlining in the text in black ink.
Two- to seven-line initials are supplied in red, blue, or interlocked red and blue, some with red and purple pen-work decoration, some with extensions into the margins; paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue, capital strokes in red.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 1.16(1, 3).
Copy number: P-017(2)
Part V only.
Binding: Contemporary German (Nuremberg, Kyriß workshop no. 114) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with five metal bosses on each cover and two metal catches; two clasps lost. On both covers double fillets form the outer frame which contains a repeated small flower-petal stamp and a repeated star stamp. Further double fillets form the inner frame which contains a repeated tendril stamp, a second, repeated small flower-petal stamp, a repeated foliate stamp, and a repeated larger flower-petal stamp. Triple fillets form the inner rectangle which is decorated with a headed-outline tool making up merrythoughts each containing a fleuron. The spine is decorated with a repeated small flower-petal stamp, a repeated headed-outline tool, and a repeated circular flower-petal stamp. For the stamps see Kyriß pl. 229, nos 1-4, 7, 8. At the head of the upper cover is stamped in gold: ‘Abbas super tercio Decratalium'.
Size: 437 × 291 × 76 mm.
Size of leaf: 427 × 285 mm.
Some early marginal annotations, including headings, extraction of key words, and ‘nota' marks, also underlining in the text in black ink.
Two- to eight-line initials, some with red pen-work decoration and extensions into the margins, some with reserved white decoration, and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue, some capital strokes in red; some capitals are touched with yellow wash.
Provenance: Francis Edward Norris (1885-1966). Presented by Norris in 1952: see BLR 4, 3 (1952), 174; book-plate.
SHELFMARK: Inc. b. I4.1483.1.
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