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  • Constitutiones


  • Catholic Church. Pope (1305-1314 : Clement V)
  • Giovanni d'Andrea, approximately 1270-1348, editor
  • Fust, Johannes, 1400-1466, printer
  • Schöffer, Peter, approximately 1425-approximately 1502, printer
  • Brooke, Thomas, Sir, 1830-1908, former owner
  • Sunderland, Charles Spencer, Earl of, 1674-1722, former owner
  • Marlborough, George Spencer Churchill, Duke of, 1766-1840, former owner
  • Clark, Charles W. (Charles Walker), 1871-1933, former owner
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Catholic Church. Pope (1316-1334 : John XXII)
  • Catholic Church. Pope (1334-1342 : Benedict XII)

Created / Published

  • [Mainz] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 25 June 1460.


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


  • Incunabula--Germany--Rhineland-Palatinate--Mainz--1460


  • -  Printed on vellum, in black and red.
  • -  With the gloss of Giovanni d'Andrea.
  • -  "Exiui de paradiso" (bull of Clemens V): leaves [49a]-[50b].
  • -  "Constituc[i]o execrabilis Johannis Pape XXII": leaf [51a-b].
  • -  "Const[tituti]o extrauaga[n]s ad regime[n] B[e]n[e]dicti P[a]pe XII": leaf [51b].
  • -  LC Quarterly Oct, '45
  • -  Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 5410
  • -  Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 7077, variant note 2.
  • -  Ricci. Cat. Mayence, 66; 4
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 30
  • -  LC copy: illuminated initial with miniature of Pope on leaf [1a]; initials supplied alternately in red and blue, with ornaments of the other color, a few in red or blue only; some paragraph marks in red or blue. 2 pinholes in lower margin. Catchword in ms. at end of most signatures (verso of leaves [20], [30] and [40]). Cf. Ricci for provenance.
  • -  Gift of Lessing J. Rosenwald, 1943-1975. Other provenance information: Earl of Sunderland; Duke of Marlborough; Brooke, Sir Thomas; Clark, Charles W. (?).
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Conserved Library of Congress Conservation Division. Project ID 4601 2020 For treatment information, contact the Conservation Division. pda


  • [51] leaves ([49]-[51] wanting) 47.7 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • KBR1540
  • Incun. 1460 .C3

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 48043531

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Catholic Church. Pope, Johannes Fust, Peter Schöffer, Thomas Brooke, Charles Spencer Sunderland, George Spencer Churchill Marlborough, Charles W Clark, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Catholic Church. Pope, and Catholic Church. Pope. Constitutiones. editeds by Giovanni D'Andrea, Approximately [Mainz Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 25 June, 1460] Pdf.

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Catholic Church. Pope, Fust, J., Schöffer, P., Brooke, T., Sunderland, C. S., Marlborough, G. S. C. [...] Catholic Church. Pope, Giovanni D'Andrea, A., ed. (1460) Constitutiones. [Mainz Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 25 June] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Catholic Church. Pope, et al. Constitutiones. ed by Giovanni D'Andrea, Approximately [Mainz Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 25 June, 1460] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.