London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
BERNARDUS PARMENSIS (fl.13th). Casus super quinque libros decretalium. Strassburg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 7 September 1488.
Chancery 2° (283 x 200mm). Gothic type, rubricated, opening initial in blue with red penwork. (Worming, dampstaining heavier towards end, occasional browning.) Contemporary Augsburg binding [Kyriss shop 80] of blindtooled calf, 3 brass corner pieces (only) and 2 catchplates, remains of one index tab (somewhat worn, cloth repairs at spine, wormholes). Provenance: early annotations -- ?Larencius Frolich Gretzen (16th-century German inscription) -- Johannes (17th-century German inscription) -- German Order of Knights (rubberstamp).
H *2935; BMC I, 138; GW 4100; Goff B-460.
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