Incip[it] co[n]st[ituti]ones Cle[mentis] p[a]pe .v. vnacu[m] apparatus d[omi]ni Io[annis] An[dreae].

Accession number: 
PML 18021
Clement V, Pope, approximately 1260-1314.
Maguntina : per Petrum Schoiffer de Gernβhem, .M.cccc.lxxi. tredecima die mensis Augusti [13 August 1471].
[65] leaves ; 40.5 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1908.

Title from incipit, leaf [1]/1r: Incip[it] co[n]st[ituti]ones Cle[mens] p[a]pe .v. vnacu[m] apparatus d[omi]ni Io[annis] An[dreae].
Imprint from colophon, leaf [8]/4r: Presens clementis quinti opus co[n]stituc[i]onu[m] clarissimu[m]. Alma in vrbe maguntina. inclite nac[i]onis germanice. qua[m] dei clementia. tam alti ingenij lumine. donoq[ue] gratuito. ceteris terra[rum] nac[i]onib[us] preferre. illustrateq[ue] dignata est. Artificiosa quadam adinuentione imprimendi seu caracterizandi absq[ue] ulla calami exaratione sic effigiatu[m]. et ad eusebiam dei. industrie e[st] co[n]summatu[m] per Petrum schoiffer der gernβhem. Anno d[omi]nice incarnac[i]onis .M.cccc.lxxi. tredecima die mensis Augusti. [printer's mark]
Printed in Schoeffer's types 5:118 and 6:92G.
Collation: [1-2⁸ 3⁸ (7+1: "si subsecute") 4-8⁸]: 65 leaves.
Paper format: Royal folio.
Rubrics, colophon, and printer's mark printed in red.
Reprinted from Schoeffer's 1467 edition.
GW distinguishes two states and many intermediate variants, Pellechet 3837A gives 3 series of variants.
PML copy is state A, printed on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 40.1 x 28.4 cm.

18th-century laced limp vellum (41 x 29.5 cm) with extended fore edges (yapp edges), sewn on 5 supports. Plain vellum pastedowns and endleaves.
Variant Title: 

Constitutiones (cum apparatu Joannis Andreae)


Hand decoration: Contemporary Mainz (Schoeffer shop) rubrication, alterating red and blue initials and paragraph marks, primary initial with penwork decoration but introductory scene unrealized (leaf [1]/1r). Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased from Leo Olschki, Jan. 1908.