In nomine d[omi]ni nostri Iesu Christi Amen. Incipit liber qui dicit[ur] Supplementum.

Nicholas, of Osimo, d. 1453.
Standardized Title:
Supplementum Summae Pisanellae
Other Title:
Incipit liber qui dicitur Supplementum
Liber qui dicitur Supplementum
[Venice : Bartholomaeus Cremonensis, 30 Nov. 1473]
[350] leaves ; 25 cm. (fol.)
Canon law -- Early works to 1800.
Penance (Canon law) -- Early works to 1800.
Conscience -- Early works to 1800.
Incunabula -- Italy -- Venice -- 1473.
Wooden boards (Binding) -- 15th century.
Place of Publication:
Italy Venice.
An enlargement, completed by Nicholas of Osimo in 1444, of the Summa de casibus conscientiae by Bartholomew of San Concordio. Arranged alphabetically by topic, with the supplementary text everywhere preceded by the letter A.
Title from caption on leaf [1]r.
Imprint from colophon, which reads: Mcccc.lxxiii. Nicholao Marcello duce ueneciarum regnante imp[re]ssum fuit h[oc] op[us] die ultimo Noue[m]bris hora xxii feliciter. Printer's name appears in 6-line verse above colophon.
Chancery folio, printed in double columns. Leaf [2]r: 45 lines per column; area of text: 178 x 117 mm; col. width: 53 mm. Initial spaces. Without foliation, signatures or catchwords.
Gatherings: [1]-[12]¹⁰ [13]⁸ [14]-[27]¹⁰ [28]⁸ [29]-[34]¹⁰ [35]¹⁴.
Caption on leaf [346]r reads: Incipiu[n]t canones penite[n]ciales extracti de v[er]bo ad v[er]bum de summa f[rat]ris Astensis ordinis mino[rum] titulo .xxxi. [et] hic positi sunt ab auctore supplementi hui[us].
Tables of chapters, abbreviations, and rubrics on leaves [333]r-[346]r.
Local notes:
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) copy; on permanent deposit at the University of Pennsylvania Library.
Leaf size: 241 x 167 mm.
Rubrication: large initials in blue with red penwork decorations; other initials in red or blue; capital strokes, rubric numbers, paragraph marks, and section marks in red. Ms. catchwords also rubricated.
Yarnall Library copy has ms. catchwords in an early hand written vertically at the inside lower margin of the verso of the last leaf of every gathering. The catchwords were rubricated with the printed text. Several guide letters also supplied in ms. 10 lines of verse in an early hand on one of the final endpapers.
On the front pastedown is a leaf with biographical information about the author written in pencil and a bookseller's description of this copy; a typed bibliographic description is pasted to final pastedown.
Provenance: two partially illegible early signatures of Jacobus Johannes Palm[...?] on front free endpaper and on leaf [1]r; label of the library of George Dunn ("From the library of George Dunn of Woolley Hall near Maidenhead") on front pastedown; bookplate of the Yarnall Library of Theology on front free endpaper; ms. note pasted to final free endpaper stating that the volume had been missing from the Yarnall Library and was returned to the collection by a bookseller in 1942.
Yarnall copy has minor dampstaining at margins; more severe dampstaining, but still without affecting text, in some middle gatherings.
Bound in full calf over oak boards; three raised bands on spine; blind stamped ornaments on front and back covers; two clasps (both wanting) with metal catchplates (intact) on back cover; title written in ms. along bottom edge.
Penn Provenance:
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) (bookplate)
Palm[...?], Jacobus Johannes (autograph)
Dunn, George, 1864-1912 (former owner) (label)
Penn Chronology:
1473 (Nov. 30)
Cited in:
Goff N-58
BM 15th cent. V, p. 209 (IB. 20024)
BN cat. des incun. N-31
IGI 6868
ISTC no. UKBYIN00058000-E
Bartholomew, of San Concordio, 1262-1347.
Bartholomeus, Cremonensis, fl. 1472-1474, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Early Venetian Imprint Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Astesano, d. 1330? Canones poenitentiales.
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