ANGELUS DE CLAVASIO (1411-1495). Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 28 August 1488.
ANGELUS DE CLAVASIO (1411-1495). Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 28 August 1488.
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ANGELUS DE CLAVASIO (1411-1495). Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 28 August 1488.

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ANGELUS DE CLAVASIO (1411-1495). Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 28 August 1488.

First Koberger edition of Angelo Carletti's authoritative compendium of canon law, and fifth edition to be published within 2 years of the first, published in Chivasso by Jacobinus Suigus in 1486. ‘This edition omits the introductory letter of Hieronymus Tornieli and the preliminary matter found in the Italian editions, although the wording of the colophon is taken from Arrivabene’s Venice edition of 1487. The verses at the end are also as in that edition.’ (BMC). HC *5385; GW 1927; BMC II 432; Bod-inc A-288; BSB-Ink A-527; Goff A-717.

Chancery folio (305 x 215mm). With first and last blanks, a handsome large initial in red with Maiblumen, initials in red, rubricated (minor waterstains, a few marginal wormtracks). Contemporary German blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, bound at the Weissenhoe [Bavaria] Benedictine monastery [EBDB w002217], remains of clasps (chain-staple hole in rear cover, small chip at spine tail, rubbed).
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