Incipit liber sextus decretaliu[m] d[omi]ni Bonifacij pape viij.
- Standardized Title:
- Liber sextus decretalium
- Other Title:
- Liber sextus decretalium domini Bonifacii pape VIII
Commentary begins: Quia preposterus est ordo prius humana subsidia petere ut illis deficientibus divini favoris gratia postuletur
- [Nuremberg : Anton Koberger, 12 March 1482]
 leaves (the last leaf blank) ; 33 cm. (fol.)
- Canon law -- Early works to 1800.
Catholic Church. Liber sextus decretalium
- Incunabula -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- 1482.
Wooden boards (Binding) -- 15th century.
Clasps (Binding) -- 15th century.
- Place of Publication:
- Germany Nuremberg.
- Title from incipit of text on leaf a1r.
Imprint from colophon (leaf q7r), which reads: Presens huius sexti decretalium Bonifacij pape octaui precla[rum] opus: vna cum apparatu d[omi]ni Joha[n]nis andree impensis Anthonij koburger industrie Nurenberge est co[n]summatu[m]. Anno d[omi]ni millesimoquadringentesimooctuagesimosecu[n]do: quarto ydus Marcij.
With the Glossa ordinaria in Librum Sextum by Giovanni d'Andrea surrounding the text. Commentary begins on leaf a1r: [Q]uia preposterus est ordo prius humana subsidia petere vt illis deficientibus diuini fauoris gratia postuletur ...
Signatures: a-d⁸ e-h⁶ i-o⁸ p⁶ q⁸ (q8 blank; many misprints in signatures).
Median folio, printed in double columns with commentary surrounding text. Leaf a1r: 78 lines of commentary; area of text: 258 x 171 mm.; col. width: 79 mm. (col. a), 83 mm. (col. b). Initial spaces, those in the commentary with guide-letters. With signatures; without foliation or catchwords. Book headings, rubric headings, and colophon printed in red.
- Local notes:
- Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) copy; on permanent deposit at the University of Pennsylvania Library.
Leaf size: 332 x 224 mm.
Rubrication: Large initials in text in red and blue; other initials in text and commentary, and paragraph marks in alternating red and blue; capital strokes in red; book numbers in red along top margin; rubricated initials occasionally corrected in brown ink.
Provenance: ms. note on a small leaf pasted to front pastedown: "Acheté de la bibliotheque de Mr. Buchal en 1813 F[...?] FD."; label of the library of George Dunn on front pastdown: "From the library of George Dunn of Woolley Hall near Maidenhead."; bookplate of the Yarnall Library of Theology on front pastedown.
Paginated in ms. Chapter names written at top margin at beginning of chapters in an early hand.
Bookseller's description pasted to front pastedown; ms. bibliographic notes (19th century, English) about the three works in this volume on two small leaves pasted to front pastedown and in pencil on recto of leaf a1.
Binding: contemporary blind-tooled calf over oak boards, square-cut; four raised bands on spine; two clasps attached back to front (both wanting, catchplates intact); cover bosses and corner guards wanting; paper label on spine with ms. title and date; vellum finding tabs. Housed in a box.
Minor loss of text in final gatherings from worming.
Bound with: Catholic Church. [Decretales Gregorii IX] Incipit co[m]pilatio decretaliu[m] domini gregorij pape noni. [Nuremberg : Anton Koberger, 14 July 1482] (Goff G-457)
- Penn Provenance:
- Dunn, George, 1864-1912 (former owner) (label)
Buchal, M. (former owner) (inscription, 1813)
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) (bookplate) (stamp)
- Penn Chronology:
- 1482 (12 Mar.)
- Cited in:
- Goff B-993
BM 15th cent. II, p. 422 (IB. 7257)
Walsh, J.E. 15th cent. printed books, S-687A
ISTC no. UKBYIB00993000-E
- Boniface VIII, Pope, d. 1303.
Koberger, Anton, ca. 1440-1513, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
- Giovanni d'Andrea, ca. 1270-1348. Glossa ordinaria in Librum Sextum.
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