JOHANNES ANDREAE GLOSSA ORDINARIA

MS 2160
MS Short Title JOHANNES ANDREAE GLOSSA ORDINARIA
Text CLEMENS V: CONSTITUTIONES OR CLEMENTINAE, WITH GLOSS BY IOHANNES ANDREAE (GLOSSA ORDINARIA)
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Bologna, ca. 1350, 97 ff. (complete), 31x21 cm, text: 2 columns, (3x9 cm - 21x10 cm, column width 5 cm), 5-38 lines; gloss: 2 columns, (27x17 cm, column width 9,5 cm), 63 lines, in a rounded Gothic book script in 2 sizes of medium grade and quality, 2- to 3-line initials in blue or red with contrasting penwork.
Binding Sheffield, late 19th c., brown morocco with plain gilt panels on the covers and spine, 33x22x4 cm, sewn on 5 cords, by Townsend & Son.
Provenance 1. University of Paris? (late 14th c.); 2. William Bragge (1823-1884); 3. Sotheby's 8.6.1876:152; 4. Quaritch, A General catalogue of books 1875-1877, p. 1305, 1877:18359; 5. Henry White (ca. 1877-1902); 6. Sotheby's 21.4.1902:536; 7. Ridler and his family (1902-ca. 1996); 8. Sam Fogg Rare Books Ltd., London.
Commentary The gloss of Johannes Andreae (c. 1270-1348), Glossa Ordinaria, is the main standard gloss of the period.
Place of origin Bologna
Dates ca 1350 AD

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