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Bod-Inc: V-159


Vocabularius iuris utriusque.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Jodocus Erfordiensis]: Vocabularius iuris utriusque. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam iuri operam daturum prius nosse oportet unde nomen iuris descendat . . . Abauus est pater proaui . . .’ Explicit: eradicatione nos custodiat qui sine fine viuit et regnat amen See V‑155.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?), not after 1477]. Folio.

Remarks: As assigned by Ohly, ‘Reyser', and Polain. Printed in type 2 of the editions ascribed by Ohly to Georg Reyser. A copy in Munich has a rubricator's date of 1477. Pr places one of the Bodleian copies under Strasbourg (Pr 332), the other under Reutlingen (Pr 2678); Sheppard assigned to [Reutlingen: Michel Greyff], and dates [not after 1478], as Bodleian's first copy rubrication is dated 1478.


Collation: [a10 b c8 d–g10 h–k8 l10 m4+1 n o10 p q8 r10 s–v8 x y10 z8 A12 B–E8].


ISTC: iv00337200

Hain: C 6356; R, Supplement, 215;

Goff: Goff V‑339;

Proctor: Pr 332 = 2678;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑259; Oates 137; Ohly, ‘Reyser', 34; Polain 4022; Sack, Freiburg, 3711; Sheppard 1942-4.

LCN: 14765519


Copy number: V-159(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Yellow-edged leaves. ‘H 4' across the fore-edge in brown ink.

Size: 300 × 220 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 288 × 198 mm.

Occasional pointing hands in red ink.

Principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. On [a2r]: ‘1478 | Incipit Vocabularius iuris utriusque feliciter' in the rubricator's hand in red ink.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2433; purchased for £0. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 29.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 4.7.

Copy number: V-159(2)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled quarter calf over wooden boards. Two catches lost, remains of two clasps. On both covers fillets form a border within which is a repeated foliate staff. Double fillets form the inner rectangle which is divided by further double fillets into triangular compartments, each decorated with a repeated headed-outline tool. The spine is decorated with a repeated ‘Maria' scroll stamp. Manuscript title in brown ink at the head of the upper cover, again in a later hand on a rectangular paper label at the head of the spine.

Size: 296 × 215 × 70 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 201 mm.

Pastedowns consist of two unsigned leaves from an unidentified incunable Bible, printed, presumably in Germany, in type 92 G; the front pastedown is Ez 24,20-26,17, the rear pastedown Ez 18,13-20,9.

Manuscript titles in a contemporary and in a later hand on [a1r].

Initials are supplied in red or blue, occasionally with blue or red pen-work decoration; paragraph marks and occasional capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Landsberg, Bavaria, Jesuits; inscription on [a2r]: ‘In usum Collegij Societatis Iesu Landspergae 90 A'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil on a paper slip inserted into the book. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.1.

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