Auctoritates decretorum.

Accession number: 
PML 20688
Calderinus, Joannes, -1365.
Cologne : Petrus de Olpe, 23 June 147[7].
[62] leaves ; 26 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1919.

Collation: [1-7⁸ 8⁶]: 62 leaves, leaves [1]/1 and [8]/6 blank.
Colophon (leaf [8]/5v): Auctoritates decretorum. impresse colonie agrippine per me Petrum de Olpe. Sub Ano a. Nativitate domini. Millesimoquadringentisimo septuagesimo Finite et complete ipso die lune xxiii, mensis Junii finiunt feliciter. DEO GRACIAS.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy has '1470' colophon.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 25.7 x 18.5 cm
PML copy missing 2 leaves: [1]/1 and [8]/6 (blanks).
Printed in Petrus de Olpe's type 1:89G.
Printer identified in BMC as Petrus in Altis (Bergmann?), de Olpe.
Title from incipit (leaf [1]/2r): Auctoritates decretorum o[mn]em effectum tam textus q[uam] glosaru[m] nuctialiter et compendiose in se continentes. Incipiunt. Et primo Auctoritates distinctionum.
Variant colophon with erroneous date 1470 is recorded by GW and Voulliéme.

18th/19th-century brown diced calf with gilt- and blind-stamped edging over paper boards (26.5 x 19.5 cm), sewn on 3 supports; repaired by Sanford and Clarke. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; decorative endbands; sprinkled edges.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, paragraph marks, and capital strokes. Annotations: No notations in text. Inglis's bibliographic notes (fourth fly leaf recto) and Dunn's notes (second fly leaf recto).

John Bellingham Inglis (1780-1870), his cut-out armorial (front pastedown) and autograph bibliographical notes and notation: + I. C. Auc. 100, shelf mark 100 crossed out and replaced with 23 (fourth fly leaf recto); [his sales, Sotheby's, 31 July 1871, and 11 June 1900? (not in 1825 sale)]; George Dunn (1864-1912), Wooley Hall, booklabel (front pastedown) and price code: [mu beta epsilon], purhcased June 1900 (front endleaf 2 recto); his sale, Sotheby's, 22 Nov. 1917, lot 1838, to Bernard Quaritch for Morgan; J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased Nov. 1917 (accessioned 1919).