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Bod-Inc: V-059

Vegius, Maphaeus

Vocabula ex iure civili excerpta.


Analysis of Content

a1r Vegius, Maphaeus: [Letter addressed to] Bartholomaeus Capreus, Bishop of Milan. Incipit: ‘[S]i forte admiraris, praesul clarissime, quod ego qui in studiis . . .’ Dated 15 Mar. 1433.

a2v Vegius, Maphaeus: [Vocabula ex iure ciuili excerpta, addressed to] Bartholomaeus Capreus. ‘Liber e iureconsultorum scriptis excerptus'. Incipit: ‘Ulpianus de abigeis. Abigei proprie hi habentur . . .’ See M. Speroni, ‘Il primo vocabolario giuridico umanistico: il De verborum significatione di Maffeo Vegio', Studi senesi, 88 (1976), 7-43. For the title see colophon on f6r.

f6r [Colophon.] ‘Finis uocabulorum ex iure ciuili excerptorum . . .’

[g1r] [Table.] Incipit: ‘Abigei. Abesse res. Abesse rem.’


Imprint: Vicenza: Philippus Albinus, 1 Dec. 1477. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–d8 e–[g]6.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed a, a3 signed a2.


ISTC: iv00122000

Hain: HC 15919;

Goff: Goff V‑122;

BMC: BMC VII 1042;

Proctor: Pr 7154;

Others: CIBN V‑80; Hillard 2049; Oates 2675; Rhodes 1795; Sheppard 5924.

LCN: 14693865


Copy number: V-059(1)

Leaf f6r, colophon l. 1: ‘ . . . excerpto', not as BMC.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter green morocco over marbled paper boards.

Size: 299 × 212 × 16 mm.

Size of leaf: 292 × 198 mm.

Pencilled booksellers' numbers ‘403' and ‘3863' on the front pastedown; pencilled figure ‘18/' on the recto of the front endleaf.

Provenance: William Pickering. Purchased via Charles J. Stewart at Pickering's sale (London: Sotheby's, 30 Oct. 1854), lot 3420, for £0. 6. 0; see Library Bills (1851-5), 418; Books Purchased (1855), 61.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 5.31.

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