In nomine sancte et indiuidue trinitatis, incipit concordia discordantium canonum.

Accession number: 
PML 40-41
Gratian, active 12th century.
Argentinsis : Heinricum Eggesteyn, M°.cccc°.lxxii [1472].
[408] leaves ; 48 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Toovey collection, 1899.

Title from incipit, leaf [1]/1r.
Imprint from colophon, leaf [47]/7v: Presens Gratiani decretu[m] vnacu[m] apparatu d[omi]ni iohannis theuthonia, atq[ue] additionibus Bartho[lomei]. Brixien[sis]. in suis distinctionib[us] causis et co[n]secrationib[us] bene visu[m] et correctu[m]. Artificiosa adinuen[n]tio[n]e imprimendi absq[ue] vlla calami exaratio[n]e sic effigiatu[m] et ad laudem om[n]ipotentis dei est [con]su[m]matu[m]. per venerabile[m] viru[m] Heinricu[m] Eggesteyn. artiu[m] liberaliu[m] magistru[m] Ciue inclite ciuitatis Argentin[sis]. Anno domini M°.cccc°.lxxii.[etc].
Printed in Eggestein's types 2**:133G and 3:99G.
Collation: [1-9¹⁰; 10-11⁸; 12-22¹⁰; 23-31¹⁰ 32-33⁸; 34-46¹⁰ 47⁸]: 460 leaves, leaf [47]/8 blank.
Paper format: Imperial folio.
Commentary by Bartholomaeus Brixiensis and Johannes Teutonicus (Semeca).
Rubrics, headlines, and colophon printed in red.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 46.5 x 33.2 cm.

18th-century French red morocco over paper boards (48 x 34 cm), sewn on 7 supports. Marbled paper pastedowns and endleaves, with plain paper endleaves; decorative endbands; gilt edges.
Variant Title: 

Concordia discordantium canonum


Hand decoration: Contemporary middle-Rhine (Mainz?) rubrication, alternating red and blue initials, red paragraph marks and capital strokes; foliate initial and border decoration, with miniature of enthroned emporer (leaf [1]/1r). Annotations: No significant marginal notations in text.

Justin de Mac-Carthy-Reagh (1744-1811), his sale, De Bure (Paris), 27 Jan. 1817, lot 1108 (unsold?, no price in pricelist); Archibald Acheson, Earl of Gosford (1806-1864), armorial booklabel (vol. I, front pastedown); James Toovey (1814-1893), purchased Gosford's library en bloc in 1878, Burnham Abbey booklabel (vol. I, front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Toovey collection, 1899.