Platea, Franciscus de
Opus restitutionum, usurarum, excommunicationum.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] [Platea, Franciscus de: Opus restitutionum, usurarum, excommunicationum.] Incipit: ‘[R]estitutio primo. Utrum restitutio sit de necessitate salutis . . .’ Explicit: sunt excommunicati concor. Paulus
Imprint: [Padua?: Printer of Platea, ‘Opus restitutionum' (H *13034), not after 1472]. Folio.
Remarks: BMC locates this press near Venice; CIBN suggests Padua; the press is unassigned in Sheppard.
Collation: [a–n10 o6].
Hain: H *13034;
Goff: Goff P‑751;
BMC: BMC VII 1124;
Proctor: Pr 7394;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑551; CIBN P‑430; Sack, Freiburg, 2899; Sheppard 6064.
Copy number: P-333(1)
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century quarter calf over old wooden boards; gold-tooled spine; remains of clasp, catch lost. Manuscript title on the upper cover in black ink in a fifteenth-century hand.
Size: 312 × 218 × 35 mm.
Size of leaf: 302 × 216 mm.
Bibliographical notes by Douce on the recto of the front endleaf.
On [a1r], in the upper and inner margins, an Italian (Ferrara?) white vine-stem border on a blue, maroon, and green ground incorporating an eight-line epigraphic initial ‘R' is supplied in gold on a blue ground edged in black; gold dots surrounded by spiralling pen-work in the upper, lower, and inner margins. In a wreath in the lower margin is a monogram ‘F O' and within ‘i e t' in gold on a blue ground; see Pächt and Alexander II, 113 no. pr. 119; on [g1r] and [k6v] a six-line initial ‘V' and a five-line initial ‘Q' respectively are supplied in gold on a blue and red ground, with gold dots edged in black ink in the margins. Other three- and six-line epigraphic initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.
Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.
SHELFMARK: Douce 259.
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