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Bod-Inc: S-309

Statuta Provincialia Coloniensia (Cologne)

Statuta Provincialia Colonensia et diocesana Monasteriensia.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.] ‘Statuta Prouincialia et sinodalia dyocesana Monasteriensia'.

[a2r] Statuta provincialia Coloniensia. Incipit: ‘[H]enricus dei gratia sancte Coloniensis ecclesie archiepiscopus . . .’

[l1r] Statuta synodalia siue diocesana Monasteriensia. Incipit: ‘[E]uerhardus dei gratia Monasteriensis episcopus uniuersis abbatibus . . . Meminimus nos plura statuta pro honestate . . .’ The statutes of Everard are followed by others issued by Otto, Ludovicus, Florentius, and Otto de Boya.

[n7v] [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Tinxerat hec formis sculptores arte Iohannes | Limburgus superans nec polyclete negas'; 2 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Münster in Westfalen: Johann Limburg, 14 Oct. 1486. 4°.


Collation: [a–i8.6 k8 l6 m n8].


ISTC: is00732000

Hain: HCR 15027;

Goff: Goff S‑732;


Proctor: Pr 3156;

Others: CIBN S‑420; B. Haller, Der Buchdruck Münsters 1484 bis 1583. Eine Bibliographie (Münster, 1986), no. 7; Sheppard 2214.

LCN: 14423091


Copy number: S-309(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century mottled calf, with two sets of gold fillets on the boards and gold-tooled spine; gilt-edged leaves; brown silk bookmark; bound by C. Murton. Scars of index tabs, now removed and the paper restored.

Size: 207 × 145 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 132 mm.

Some early signatures in brown ink are visible in the upper right-hand corner of the rectos. On [n8r] an early note in German in brown ink.

Provenance: Benjamin Heywood Bright (1788-1843); sale (3 Mar. 1845), lot 5399. Date of acquisition unknown; not identified in Books Purchased (1845) or Books Purchased (1846).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.59.

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