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Book/Printed Material Liber sextus Decretalium.

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  • Liber sextus Decretalium.


  • Catholic Church.
  • Giovanni d'Andrea, approximately 1270-1348.
  • Fust, Johannes, 1400-1466, printer.
  • Schöffer, Peter, approximately 1425-approximately 1502, printer.
  • Sunderland, Charles Spencer, Earl of, 1674-1722, former owner.
  • Clark, Charles W. (Charles Walker), 1871-1933, former owner.
  • Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909, former owner.
  • Ives, Brayton, 1840-1914, former owner.
  • Catholic Church. Pope (1294-1303 : Boniface VIII)
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Mainz, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 17 Dec. 1465.


  • -  Canon law
  • -  Germany--Rhineland-Palatinate--Mainz


  • Incunabula--Germany--Rhineland-Palatinate--Mainz--1465


  • -  Printed in red and black on vellum.
  • -  With the gloss of Joannes Andreae.
  • -  Includes Joannes Andreae's Super arboribus consanguinitatis et affinitatis (leaves [1a-4b]).
  • -  Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, B-976
  • -  Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 3586.
  • -  Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 4848
  • -  Ricci. Cat. Mayence, 83; 23
  • -  Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, I, p. 23 (IC.113)
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 33
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy: illuminated capital with miniature of the Pope on leaf [5a]; capitals supplied alternately in red and blue with ornaments of the other color. Cf. Ricci for provenance and binding.
  • -  Provenance Notes: (Since Rebound)
  • -  Other References: Library of Robert Hoe, I, p. 76
  • -  Gift of Lessing J. Rosenwald, 1943-1975. Other provenance information: Earl of Sunderland; Ives, Brayton; Hoe, Robert; Clark, Charles W.


  • [142] lleaves (the last blank, wanting) 41.2 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • KBR1530
  • Incun. 1465 .C35

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 48033717

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Catholic Church, Approximately Giovanni D'Andrea, Johannes Fust, Peter Schöffer, Charles Spencer Sunderland, Charles W Clark, Robert Hoe, Brayton Ives, Catholic Church. Pope, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Liber sextus Decretalium. Mainz, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 17 De, 1465. Pdf.

APA citation style:

Catholic Church, Giovanni D'Andrea, A., Fust, J., Schöffer, P., Sunderland, C. S., Clark, C. W. [...] Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1465) Liber sextus Decretalium. Mainz, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 17 De. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Catholic Church, et al. Liber sextus Decretalium. Mainz, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 17 De, 1465. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.