Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: Decretales cum glossa.

Commentary by Bernardus Parmensis.

Venice:  Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, Bartholomaeus de Blavis, de Alexandria, Maphaeus de Paterbonis, 22 June 1482.
4to.   a-z8 [et]8 [con]8 [rum]8 A-Z8 aa-bb8 cc12.   [420] leaves.
ISTC ig00456000;  Goff G456;  BMC V 306;  GW 11465.

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll Bm5-f.16 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: University of Glasgow:  shelfmark “F.f.2.n.[4]” on a3r matching entry in 'Catalogus librorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Glasguensis anno 1691' (University of Glasgow Library, MS Gen. 1313);  shelfmark “AY.1.7” on University Library bookplate matching entry in A. Arthur, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum in Bibliotheca Universitatis Glasguensis', (Glasguae:  1791).
Binding: 17th-century blind-tooled calf;  covers decorated with a triple-fillet border;  red-edged leaves.   Size:  244 x 177 mm.
Leaf size: 232 x 166 mm.
Annotations: Copious 16th-century marginal annotations in Latin, “nota” marks and underlining throughout;  printed chapter headings in red repeated in manuscript at top right of each recto leaf;  running book numbers (frequently cropped by binder) “I”-“V”;  two manuscript titles on front flyleaf.
Decoration: Opening initial of Books II – V supplied in gold on a square ground of pink and blue with white decoration;  other principal initials supplied throughout in red and blue with pen-work decoration in red and blue, often with marginal flourishes.
Imperfections: Wanting a1, a2, H3, Q1;  large hole in r7 perhaps indicating removal of an initial;  cc12 torn.

 

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