London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
KOELNER DE VANCKEL, Johannes (d.1490). Summarium textuale et conclusiones super Sextum, Clementias et Decretales extravagantes Johannis XXII. Cologne: Johann Koelhoff the Elder, 1 July-7 September 1488.
Two parts in one volume, chancery 2° (289 x 206mm). Gothic type, initials in red or blue, those opening the two parts with contrasting penwork decoration. Upper margins at end show evidence of early chain staple. (Title and last leaf mounted, portion of margin of two leaves missing, some staining and worming at beginning and end.) Modern brown pigskin, contemporary blindstamped calf sides laid down (stamps not in Kyriss or Schunke Schwenke-Sammlung), early brass furniture (one cornerpiece renewed).
In two parts dated I: 1 July 1488; II: 7 Sept 1488. Most leaves retain a strong, fresh impression. H *9787; GW 9713; Goff K-31.
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