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Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496. Pope Gregory IX, Bernardo Bottoni.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.
Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.

Decretales cum Glossa, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496.

1496 Koberger Imprint With a Striking Initial and Elaborate Contemporary Binding [Gregory IX, Pope (c.1170-1241)]. [Bottoni, Bernardo (d.1266), Glosses]. [Clarius, Hieronymus, Additions]. [Decretales cum Glossa]. [Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 10 June 1496]. [iv], 382 ff. Index to first 4 leaves. Collation: [*4], a-z8, A-Z8, AA6, BB8. Complete. Folio (13" x 9"; 33 x 23 cm). Contemporary or near-contemporary elaborately stamped paneled calf, 7 (of 10) brass bosses to boards, blind-stamped title to head of front board, brass catches to fore-edges, straps lacking, raised bands, blind stamping and fragment of later paper title label to spine. Moderate rubbing and scuffing, occasional wormholes to boards, heavier rubbing, moderate wear and faint gatoring to spine with chipping to spine ends, front board beginning to separate but secured by cords, rear board starting at head, hinges cracked, minor worming to pastedowns, two later bookplates with ms. notes, small shelf label and ink shelf number to front pastedown. Text in parallel columns, 62 to 72/73-line linear gloss surrounding 6 to 56-line main text. Printed in red and black gothic type. Occasional lombards in red and blue, first initial of main text decorated with gold leaf and bordered in red, green and yellow ink. Moderate toning, light browning in places, occasional light soiling and small wormholes with no loss to legibility, light wear to lower corner of first four leaves, crack in text block between leaves a1 and a2 (fols. I and II), small tears to outer margin of leaf P5 (fol. CCCI) with upper corner lacking (no loss to text), later faint penciled note to fol. I, small early annotations throughout text in ink in at least 2 hands, possibly 3. A well-used and often-referenced copy with an elaborate binding and a striking initial. $22,000. * The Decretals of Gregory IX are the first authentic general collection of papal decrees and constitutions. Compiled by Raymond of Penaforte at the request of Pope Gregory IX in 1230-1234 and promulgated in 1234, it is one of the compilations known collectively as the Corpus Juris Canonici, a collection of papal decisions concerning ecclesiastical hierarchy, procedure, the functions and duties of clerks, marriage, crime and vast areas of what are now called "private law." It was revised in 1580-1582 to reflect changes or.

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