Acta scitu dignissima docteq[ue] co[n]cinnata Constantiensis Concilii celebratissimi.

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PML 198731
Im[pre]ssa in imperiali oppoido Hagenow : [Per] industriu[m] Henricum Gran inibi incolam : Expe[n]sis [pro]uidi viri Ioh[ann]is Rynman, anno salutis nostre millesimo q[ui]ngentesimo, die xj mensis Aprilis [11 April 1500].
[112] leaves ; 22 cm (4to)
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Purchased on the Lathrop C. Harper C-1 Fund, 2021.

Title from caption, leaf a1r.
Imprint from colophon (leaf o7v): Acta & decreta generalis [Con]cilij diligene elaborata & im[pre]ssa in imperiali oppoido Hagenow [per] industriu[m] Henricum Gran inibi incolam. Expe[n]sis [pro]uidi viri Ioh[ann]is Rynman. Finiunt feliciter anno salutis nostre millesimo q[ui]ngentesimo, die xj mensis Aprilis.
Printed in Gran's types 4:155G and 8:80G.
Signatures: a-o⁸: 112 leaves, leaf o8 blank. Leaves a2 signed as A2, d1 as D2, i2 as h2.
Paper format: Chancery quarto.
"Jacobi Locher philomusi poete & oratoris laureati: ordinarij poetice studij Inglostade[n]sis decatostichon..." followed by verses addressed to the reader on title page.
Spaces for initial letters left blank with guide letters supplied.
Edited by Jacobus Locher Philomusus and Conradus Summenhart from the manuscript in the possession of Hieronymus de Croaria. Includes verses written by Jacob Locher on title page; epistle written by Conrad Summenhart addressed to Hieronymus de Croaria on verso of title page; and verses addressed to Hieronymus de Croaria on A2r; epistle from Hieronymus de Croaria to Conrad Summenart and Joacob Locher; Locher's epitaph to Konstanz, o7v.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 21.5 x 15.1 cm.

17th-century French red morocco over paper boards (22.2 x 16 cm), sewn on 5 supports, with gilt-tooled armorial of Colbert on covers and crowned monogram on spine. Plain paper pastedowns and endleaves; sprinkled edges; plain endbands.
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Acta scitu dignissima docteque concinnata Constantiensis Concilii celebratissimi


Hand decoration: Contemporary rubrication, red initials and paragraph marks. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), armorial binding, through inheritance to: Charles-Eléonor Colbert, Count of Seignelay (d. 1747), Bibliotheca Colbertina sale, Paris, 1728, lot 5495; C.J. Stewart (active 1837-82), bookseller's ticket (front pastedown); Wilhelm Richter (1835?-1919?, ex-info Huntington Library), Bibliotheca Richteriana bookplate (front pastedown), most of collection sold to Huntington Library via A.S.W. Rosenbach, 1924; Albert Ehrman (1890-1969), Broxbourne Library, bookplate and manuscript notes (front endleaf 1 recto) and monogram stamp with "1032" (rear pastedown), inherited by his son: John Ehrman (1920-2011), Bibliotheca Broxbourniana J.P.W.E. label (rear pastedown), Broxbourne Library sale, part I, Sotheby's, 14 Nov. 1977, lot 199; Bruce McKittrick Rare Books, cat. 68 (2019), no. 14; Morgan Library & Museum, purchased from McKittrick on the Lathrop C. Harper C-1 Fund, July 2021.