Accession number: 
PML 19617
Justinian I, Emperor of the East, 483?-565.
In Nuremberga oppido : Andree Frisner Bundidelesis et Ioannis Sensenschmid, Millesimoquadringe[n]tesimoseptuagesimoquinto die vicesimo quarto Iunij [24 June 1475].
[406] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 41.5 cm (fol.)
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Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1913.

Title from incipit, leaf [2]/1r: In nomine domini nostri Iesu christi. Codicis domini Iustiniani sacratissimi principis p[er]petui Augusti repetite prelectionis. Incipit constitutio prima de nouo codice facie[n]do Rubrica.
Imprint from colophon, leaf [42]/12v: Codicis domini Iustiniani p[ri]ncipis sa[n]ctissimi repetite prelectio[n]is liber nonus explicit feliciter. Deo gratias. Anno domini. Millesimoquadringe[n]tesimoseptuagesimoquinto die vicesimo q[ua]rto Iunij. Sub imperio diui Frederici principis inuictissimi anno imperij eius vicesimoquarto. Insculptu[m] e[st] h[oc] opus i[n] Nuremberga oppido Germanie celebratissimo Iussu Andree frisner Bunsidelensis [et] Ioannis sense[n]schmid ciuis Nuremberge[n]sis. [Printer's mark]
Printed in Sensenschmidt's types 3:110G and 4:99G.
Collation: [1⁴; 2-41¹⁰ 42¹²]: 406 leaves, leaf [1]/1 blank.
Paper format: Royal folio.
Edited by Andreas Rommel.
Printed in black and red. Rubrics, headlines, some initials, alphabetic note references, paragraph marks, and underlining printed in red.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 40.2 x 27 cm.

20th-century quarter reddish-brown goatskin, with paper sides, over paper boards (41.5 x 29 cm), sew on 5 supports by Duprez-Lahey. Plain paper pastedowns and endleaves; plain endbands.
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Title in ISTC: Codex Justinianus (with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius)


Hand decoration: Contemporary rubrication, alternating red and blue initials; primary initials with penwork decoration. Woodcuts colored by hand. Annotations: No significant marginal notations in text.

Saverne (Alsace), Recollect Francsicans, St. Anthony, inscription: "Pro Franciscanis de observ[anti]a Tabernensib[us]," 17th century (leaf [1]/2r); unidentified armorial bookplate: stag's head with a star en chief and motto: "Deo et Regi" (front pastedown, preserved from previous binding); Charles Butler (1821-1910), of Warren Wood, Hatfield, book label (front pastedown, preserved from previous binding), his sales, Sotheby's, 5 April & 29 May 1911, 18 March 1912, 9 April 1913, 25 Feb. 1914; J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased from Giuseppe Martini, March/April 1913.