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Uniform title:Institutiones.
Imprint:[Basel] : [Nicolaus Kesler], [between 1487 and 1488]
Description:[2], II-CII, [1] leaves ; 37 cm (folio)
Subject:Roman law -- Early works to 1800.
Roman law.
Early works.
Incunabula -- Switzerland -- Basel -- 1487-1488.
Blind tooled bindings (Binding)
Wooden bindings (Binding)
Catches (Binding)
Brass clasps (Binding)
Annotations (Provenance)
Manicules (Provenance)
Underscoring (Provenance)
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy imperfect: lacking final leaf; blank leaf bound in between leaves [1] and [2] at beginning for note taking.
University of Chicago Library's copy forms part of the Robert S. Connors Basic Program Collection.
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Other uniform titles:Accursius, glossator, approximately 1182-approximately 1260. Glossa ordinaria in Institutiones.
Kessler, Nikolaus,
Connors, Robert S.,
Fossett, Steve,
Fossett, Peggy, 1944-2017,
Robert S. Connors Basic Program Collection
Other authors / contributors:Benediktinerkloster St. Michael bei Bamberg, former owner.
Provenance:Former owner's inscription: M[onaster]ij S. Mich. Arch. Bamb[urgensi] O.S.B.
Bookplate: Library of Peggy & Steve Fossett.
Former owners' manuscript annotations in 4[?] hands; underscoring and passages bracketed in pen; manicules.
Decoration: Red and blue initials; rubricated in red and blue.
Binding: Quarter-bound blind tooled pigskin over wooden boards; brass catches and clasps (1 detached); manuscript waste visible on inside of boards, fragment of a bifolium from a liturgical manuscript in a minuscule script.
Notes:With the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius.
Imprint from Incunabula short title catalogue; date also recorded as not after 1491, based on British Museum copy with a 1491 rubricator's date.
Explicit, leaf CII verso: Institutionu[m] opus cura su[m]ma atq[ue] diligentia castigatum finit.
Signatures: 2a-2n⁸.
Printed in 2 columns, text surrounded by gloss; 68 lines (gloss); Haebler, types 1:180G, 4:93G, 5:280G, 8:78G; capital spaces with guide letters; rubrics printed in red.
Leaf XXXVI misnumbered "XX."
Printed on sheets of "super-median" size paper.
Register, with table of rubrics, on recto of leaf 2n8.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ij00530000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry 7615
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry 9487*=9486?
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry J-530
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, III, page 774 (IB.37681)
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 7699
Catalogue of the fifteenth-century printed books in the Harvard University Library, entries 1208, 1209
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelkatalog, entry C-652

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