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Mirabilia Romae


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a1v] Mirabilia Romae. Incipit: ‘[M]urus vrbis Rome habet trecentas sexaginta et vnam turres . . .’ Explicit: et est ecclesia fratrum minorum See M‑222.


Imprint: [Rome: Marcellus Silber, not before 1510]. 8°.

Remarks: As assigned and dated by Alberto Tinto, Gli annali tipografici di Eucario e Marcello Silber (1501-27), Biblioteca di bibliografia italiana, 55 (Florence, 1968), 85; Sheppard assigns to [Eucharius Silber] and dates [c.1500].


Collation: [a8].

Types: Types: 125 G, title; 88 R.

Leaves: 8 leaves.

Line number: 24 lines ([a2v]).

Type area: Type area: 106 ×74 mm ([a2v]).

Illustrations: Woodcut of the wolf suckling Romulus and Remus on [a1r].

Remarks: Leaf [a1r], title: ‘Mirabilia vrbis Rome.' | [woodcut, wolf suckling Romulus and Remus]. [a1v]. ¶ ‘Mirabilia vrbis Rome. | MVrus vrbis Rome habet Trecētas ſex | aginta & vnā turres. Propugnacula ſex | milia & nonaginta . . .'; [a8r], l. 23: ‘celi: Et eſt eccleſia fratrū mino. | Deo gratias.’


ISTC: im00593750

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: Miedema 195, no. l 94; not in Pollak, Le guide di Roma; Rossetti, Rome: I: The Guide Books, 14 no. G‑135; Sander 4612, pl. 783; Sheppard 3112.

LCN: 14027860


Copy number: (M-226)(1)

Bound with (A‑268): see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 125 × 91 mm.

SHELFMARK: Douce R 257(1).

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