Durham Durham Cathedral Inc. 32

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral Inc. 32
Summary TitleBartolo of Sassoferrato on Civil law
Creation Date Start1493
Creation Date End1493
Creation Date StatementVenetijs per Baptistam de Tortis. Mcccclxxxxiij die.xx.Maij.
Collation Formula
Pages / Folios180 + 161 f
Page: Lines
Volume: Height42 cm
Width cm
BindingBlind tooled calf binding over bevelled wooden boards with remains of clasps, by the Antwerp binder of Cambridge using Oldham stamps 106, 107, 110 and an unrecorded square stamp with one bird standing on another. Late 15th century. Durham Cathedral Priory library inscription at front and mark of chain staple in front board. Remains of paper labels on front cover. Rebacked 20th century.
Secundo folio
IIIF manifest:
Digitised online:
Media FormatPrinted
Durham Cathedral Printed Inc 32

Creation PlaceVenice

Creator role:printer Creator:Battista Torti, active 1481-1536


Associated person:Thomas Farne, -1519Role:(donor)

Associated person:Thomas Swalwell, -1539Role:(annotator)

Evidence category: inscription Content: Notes: Annotated in Thomas Swalwell's hand

Evidence category: ownership Content: Ex dono Magistri Thome farn vicarij ecclesie sti oswaldi anno christi 1519 quo anno etatis huius cepit doctorari

Evidence category: inscription Content: Notes: A further inscription dated 1544.

Evidence category: inscription Content: Notes: Annotations in another 16th century hand.

Contained work:Bartolus super prima Digesti noui


Contained work:Bartolus super secunda digesti ueteris


Title written down the foredge in 15th/16th century hand and then written across the foredge slightly later.

With 4 bifolia from an early 14th century breviary with musical notation formerly tipped on to pastedowns, now stored separately as Durham Cathedral MS C.III.29.