[Begin. fol. 1a]: [V]enerando in [Christ]o p[at]ri et d[omi]no. d[omi]no Johanni Gayetano de vrbe diuina prudentia dignissimo sacrosancte romane eccl[es]ie sci[entia?] Theodori dyacono cardi[n]ali Fr Astexan[us] de Ast ...

Astesano, -1330? [Browse]
Uniform title
[Strassburg] : [Johann Mentelin], [approximately 1472?]
2 volumes (433 leaves) ; 42 cm


Former owner
  • Double columns, 62 lines per column.
  • P. 403 is blank.
  • This copy without the the outer blank sheet of the final quire recorded in BMC. Spaces for rubricated headings on [a]1r and [ss]1r, 10- to 1 line spaces for initials. South German rubrication: headings and headlines supplied in red; Lombard initials, many with flourishes or foliate tendril extensions, in red or blue; brackets (in the tables), paragraph marks, underlining and capital strokes in red.
Binding note
HSVR copy: Bound in 2 volumes for Hilprand Brandenburg in contemporary blind-stamped alum-tawed pigskin over part-bevelled wooden boards, from the "Phönix" workshop (Kyriss 162), covers with blind fillets formings a panel design, differing between the two volumes but using some of the same stamps. Titles lettered in ms. at head of spines "Summa casuum Astexandi"; chased brass center-and cornerpieces with bosses, two fore-edge leather and brass clasps on lower covers.
HSVR copy: Provenance: Hilprand Brandenburg (d.1514), with his hand-colored woodcut bookplate (Warnecke 245), showing an angel holding aloft a shield with an ox; given to the Carthusians at Buxheim, with contemporary ex-dono inscription in the hand of the prior, Jakob Louber; the Tituli at top also in Louber's hand, armorial library stamps at foot of first text pages; Graf von Ostein; Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim, sale, Munich (Carl Förster), 20 September 1883; C. G. Boerner, Katalog der Bibliothek des Königlichen Baurats Edwin Oppler (Leipzig, 1913), lot 30; E.P. Goldschmidt, gold-stamped leather booklabel.
  • Hain-Copinger 1889
  • Gesamtkat 2750
  • BM 15th cent. I 56
  • Proctor 211
  • Goff A1161
  • Kaplan 38
  • E. P. Goldschmidt, Gothic & Renaissance Bookbindings, no. 6, pls. V, XCIX.
Other title(s)
[V]enerando in [Christ]o
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