Statuta Coloniensia (Cologne): Statuta provincialia et synodalia ecclesiae Coloniensis.

Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 29 Sept. 1492
Fol. A-M6 N4 O6 P4 Q-S6 T4 V6. [1], ij-.C.viij., [6] leaves, the last blank.
Woodcut on title-page.
ISTC is00733000; Goff S733; BMC I 231 (IB. 3632); Polain(B) 3595.

Accession number: 167518
Bound with: The second of two incunabula bound together. Bound with: Hieronymus, Vitae sanctorum patrum. [Cologne: Conrad Winters, de Homborch, ca. 1481-82].
Provenance: Reynerus/Reinerus Rost (16th century): inscription “Reynerus Rost de Haerenn” on A1r (title-page).
Petrus Palant (18th century), of Jülich, North Rhine-Westphalia: inscription “Petrus palant Juliacensis Wilhelmo Krachren Dono dedit” on 1/1v of first item in volume.
Wilhelm Krachren (18th century): see above.
William Euing (1788-1874), insurance broker, Glasgow: source unknown; purchased 25 April 1839 according to Euing’s acquisition pencil note with price code “25 4/39 ae/-” on 1/1v of first item in volume.
Stirling’s Public Library (now part of the Mitchell Library), Glasgow: bookplate on 1/1v of first item in volume inscribed “A Donation from William Euing Esq”.
Binding: 16th-century blind-tooled calf over bevelled wooden boards; both covers decorated with a double fillet to form three concentric rectangles; the inner rectangle divided by a double fillet into numerous lozenge-shaped compartments, each filled with one of two separate floral stamps, or a stamp of a heart pierced by an arrow below a crown; the second rectangle decorated with a rosette and a small six-petalled flower stamp; the outer rectangle undecorated; remains of two brass clasps with catch plates on front board; spine undecorated; pastedowns are two bifolia from a late medieval rubricated manuscript on paper containing Latin hymns including “Ave maris stella, dei mater alma”, “Quo custode procul pelle rex” and “Christe sanctorum decus angelorum”; two vellum manuscript guards visible. Size: 289 x 205 mm.
Leaf size: 277 x 199 mm.
Annotations: Eight-line annotation in a 16th-century hand on V5v beginning “Salutem in eo qui est ipsa salus ...” and continuing with a mention of matrimonial law: “... iuxta recepte constitutionis ecclesiasticae tenorem in matrimonij vnione publica ...”; 19th-century numbers “S122” and “848” in pencil on front pastedown, together with the number “2002” in black ink and the initials “J M B” in purple ink; 19th-century number “80” in pencil on rear pastedown; 19th-century bibliographical notes tipped-in at front of volume.
Decoration: Initials supplied in red or blue throughout.
Imperfections: Wanting the final blank leaf.

Statuta Coloniensia (Cologne): Statuta provincialia et synodalia ecclesiae Coloniensis - Woodcut illustration