¶ D’Andrea — Commentaries on Canon Law (14th century) [MS]

October 12, 2017

14th cent.

D’Andrea, Giovanni. Commentaries on Canon Law.

Illuminated manuscript. France, 14th century. 251 leaves.

Sydney Cockerell recorded in his diary, 11 October 1895: “He [Morris] bought a folio 14th c French MS. Novella Joannis Andreas for £25.” (The first commentary is by Andreas Johannes.)

Provenance: Jacques Spifame. — Jacques-Auguste de Chevannes. — Thomas d’Islan. — Chandon de Brialles. — M. Ditau. — Demiglieu. — Morris (purchased for £25, October 1895). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 387 (sold to Quaritch for £38). — Robert W. Blathwayt. — Blathwayt sale, Sotheby, 20 November 1912, lot 130. — British Library (Add. MS. 38644).

Reference: Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_3505).


Sotheby 1898:

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