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Bod-Inc: P-334

Platea, Franciscus de

Opus restitutionum, usurarum, excommunicationum.


Analysis of Content

[aa2r] [Table of contents.]

[a1r] Platea, Franciscus de: Opus restitutionum, usurarum, excommunicationum. Incipit: ‘[R]estitutio primo. Utrum restitutio sit de necessitate salutis . . .’ Explicit: sunt excommunicati concor. Paulus

[v2v] [Additional table of excommunications.] Incipit: ‘[P]ercutiens clericum uel religiosum conuersum . . .’ Explicit: non nomine eius

[v3r] [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Quem legis impressus dum stabit in aere caracter | Dum non longa dies uel fera fata prement'; 3 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Venice]: Bartholomaeus Cremonensis, 1472. 4°.


Collation: [aa–cc a–g10 h12 i–t10 v4].


ISTC: ip00752000

Hain: HC *13035;

Goff: Goff P‑752;

BMC: BMC V 208;

Proctor: Pr 4222;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑550; CIBN P‑429; Oates 1690; Sheppard 3391-2.

LCN: 14014672


Copy number: P-334(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [v4].

A duplicate sheet [r5.6] is bound between [o5] and [o6].

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with black cloth boards; bound for the Bodleian Library. Title written along the fore-edge in black ink in a fifteenth-century hand.

Size: 238 × 176 × 43 mm.

Size of leaf: 232 × 163 mm.

Early manuscript signatures.

On [a1r] a five-line Italian (Venice) initial ‘R' is supplied in gold on a blue and maroon ground decorated in white and edged in black, with gold dots surrounded by spiralling pen-work in the inner margin; see Pächt and Alexander II, 110 no. pr. 66; other one- to five-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Venice, Benedictines; inscription on [aa1v] in a fifteenth-century hand: ‘Iste liber est congregationis sancte Justine de Padua ordinis sancti Benedicti deputatus monasterio sancti Georgii maioris de Venetiis sig[natus] no. 619'. Purchased for £0. 18. 0 from Thomas Thorpe, catalogue (1831), no. 1736 ‘in the original binding'; see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 297, and Books Purchased (1831), 14.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.15.

Copy number: P-334(2)

Wanting the blank leaves [aa1] and [v4].

Leaf [aa2r], l. 3: ‘ . . . FRAMC | ISCVM'. Gathering [p] is bound immediately after gathering [n].

Binding: Nineteenth-century diced russia; gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 248 × 178 × 42 mm.

Size of leaf: 239 × 160 mm.

Early marginal notes, including comments on the text, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands, also occasional corrections to the text in black ink; some foliation numbers have been added to the table of contents. Bibliographical notes by Douce on the recto of the front endleaf.

On [a1r] a five-line Italian (Venice?) initial ‘R' is supplied in yellow, and is held by a pope seated on a chair, in brown, green, yellow, and reserved white, all on a blue ground within a yellow frame, and with floral and foliate border extensions into the inner and upper margins, ending in animals' heads, in green, blue, brown, yellow, red, and reserved white; see Pächt and Alexander II, 110 no. pr. 67; on [i1r] a five-line epigraphic initial ‘V' is supplied in blue; other one-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capitals are touched with yellow wash. Irregular early manuscript foliation: 1-84.

Provenance: Montello, Veneto, Carthusians, SS Maria et Hieronymus; inscriptions on [aa2r] in a fifteenth-century hand: ‘Domus montelli ordinis Cartus[ ] E'; and on [a1r], also in a fifteenth-century hand: ‘Domus montelli sig[natus] E'. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 147.

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