Incipiunt constitutiones clem[en]tis pape quinti una cum apparatus domini ioannis andree.

Accession number: 
PML 312
Clement V, Pope, approximately 1260-1314.
Venetijs impressum : industria Nicolai Jenson, M.cccclxxvi [1476].
[78] leaves ; 43 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from incipit caption, leaf a2r: Incipiunt constitutiones clem[en]tis pape quinti una cum apparatus domini ioannis andree.
Imprint from colophon, leaf i4r: Opus clem[en]tina[rum] ere atq[ue] i[n]dustria Nicolai Jenson gallici Uenetijs impressu[m] felicit[er] explicit: vna cu[m] app[ar]atu d[omi]ni Joa[n]nis Andree: p[er] excelle[n]tissimu[m] iuris utriusq[ue] doctore[m] d[omi]n[um] Alexa[n]dru[m] Neuu[m] ius po[n]tificiu[m] pataui[an]o gymnasio o[r]dinarie lege[n]tem exactissima dilige[n]tia em[en]datu[m]. M.cccclxxvi.
Printed in Jenson's types 3:106G and 5:93G.
Signatures: a¹⁰ b-h⁸ i¹²: 78 leaves, leaf a1 blank.
Paper format: Royal folio.
Rubrics printed in red.
Extravagantes edited by Alexander de Nevo.
PML copy on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimenisons: 41.6 x 27.7 cm.

18th-century (before Mac-Carthy-Reagh sale) purple velvet over paper boards (43 x 29 cm), sewn on 5 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and endleaves (unidentified watermarks).
Variant Title: 

Constitutiones Clementis pape quinti una cum apparatus domini Joannis Andree


Hand decoration: Contemporary Venetian rubrication and illumination, alternating red and blue initials with penwork decoration and paragraph marks; illuminated initials and miniature scene depicting Andrea kneeling before Clement (leaf a2r). Annotations: Contemporary subject headlines at top-right corners. No marginal notations in text.

Justin de Mac-Carthy-Reagh (1744-1811), his sale, De Bure (Paris), part I, 27 Jan. 1817, lot 1123 (unsold?); George Hibbert (1757-1837), his sale, Evans, 16 March 1829, lot 2085; unidentified (MacCarthy Reach or Hibbert?) price code: ba/b/n (rear pastedown); unidentified sale lot description, no. 216, glued-in (front endleaf 1 recto); William Morris (1834-1896), Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, booklabel (front pastedown) and bibliographic notes by Sydney Cockerell,laid-in (rear endleaf), entire library purchased in August 1896 by: Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (front pastedown) and price code: sm/-/- +___ (front pastedown), entire library purchased in 1902 by: Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.