Cambridge, University Library (GB): Inc.1.B.2.6
Keywordscollection; law-civil; law-canon; education
Description of Copy
Holding InstitutionCambridge, University Library (GB)
NoteImprints from colophon on leaf [y11] verso, which reads in full: Finis consilior[um] eximii utriusq[ue] iuris professoris Oldradi de Laude Rome impressorum p[er] magistru[m] Adam Rot Meten[sis] · diocesis Anno salutis M · cccc · lxxii · Sub Sixto · iiii · Pontifice maximo.
Edited by Alphonsus de Soto.
Printed in two columns.
Spaces left blank for initials.
Signatures: [a-d¹⁰ e¹² f-i¹⁰ k¹² l-p¹⁰ q-r⁸ s-x¹⁰ y¹² z⁶]. First and last leaves of text, [a1] and [y12], blank.
Oldradus de Ponte de Laude. Consilia et quaestiones, edited by Alphonsus de Soto, [a2]r-[y11]v; colophon, [y11]v; table of contents, [z1]r-[z6]r.
BM 15th cent., IV, 43
BN cat. des incun., O-23
First leaf of text, i.e leaf [a2], with caption in cursive hand and decoration on recto that differs from the rest of the book [puzzle decoration of initial "I" only partially drawn, paragraph marks and highlighting of printed capitals all supplied by hand in dark purple, late 15th century], and therefore possibly from a different copy of the edition.
Variant: the caption in capitals to table of contents on leaf [z1] recto reads "[I]ncipit hic tabula que/tionum [sic]", with missing "S" supplied by hand after "QVE" of "questionum", Italy, Rome [?], late 15th century.
Lower margin of gathering [z] cut away.
 leaves ;
Original item identifier in source database: 5289583
PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 2653941)
NoteMarked '42' within a circle on leaf [a1] verso, 18th [?] century. Johann Georg Franz Burkhard Kloss of Frankfurt am Main, his bookplate and bibliographical notes on upper pastedown. Kloss sale, Sotheby's, 7-29 May 1835, lot 2885. Thomas James Arnold of Lincoln's Inn, his inscription dated 1835. His Arnold sale, Sotheby's, 1878 [?]. William Bateman and his son Thomas Bateman of Middleton Hall (by Youlgrave), County Derby, their armorial bookplate, with motto 'Sidus adsit amicus', on upper pastedown. Bateman sale, Sotheby's, 25-31 May 1893, 1472. William Morris, designer, author, and visionary socialist, his Kelmscott House printed booklabel on upper pastedown. Priced 't/-/-' and 'n>/-/-' in pencil on upper pastedown, '//5' in pencil on upper free endpaper, and 'L/L/- // 3/or' in pencil in lower left corner of lower pastedown. Marked '5027' in pencil on upper pastedown, and '5343' in pencil on upper free endpaper. Louis Thompson Rowe of 15 Hammersmith Terrace, London solicitor and amateur musician, his bookplate on upper pastedown. His sale, Hodgson's, 13-15 June 1928 [?]. Bought of the Edinburgh bookseller J[ohn] Grant on 13 July 1928, purchase note in lower right corner of upper pastedown.
Binding noteBlind-tooled brown sheepskin over wooden [beech ?] boards, sewn over four double-split alum-tawed skin bands, head- and tailbands sewn on brown leather in herringbone pattern, with four pairs of star-shape nails securing the stubs of four missing fastening leather straps and clasps at the three outer edges of the upper board, and marks of four corresponding foliate-shape catches at the three outer edges of the lower board, Italy, 1470s-1480s; manuscript title 'consilia oldradi de laude' and shelfmark [?] 'B 8 [?]' on upper board, Italy, late 15th [?] century; manuscript title 'Oldradi / de laude / consilia / Romae / Adam Rot / 1472' on paper slip pasted onto upper spine compartment, Italy [?], 18th century.
Decoration NoteInitials and paragraph marks in alternating red and blue supplied by hand, Italy, Rome [?], 1470s-1480s. UkCU,First leaf of text, i.e leaf [a2], with caption in cursive hand and decoration on recto that differs from the rest of the book [puzzle decoration of initial 'I' only partially drawn, paragraph marks and highlighting of printed capitals all supplied by hand in dark purple, late 15th century], and therefore possibly from a different copy of the edition.
Manuscript notesAnnotation: A single note in cursive hand on leaf [n7] recto, Italy [?], late 15th century.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
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