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Bod-Inc: A-032

Aegidius Romanus

De regimine principum.


Analysis of Content

A1v Servius Tolentinas, Oliverius: [Letter addressed to] Georgius da Costa. Incipit: ‘Cogitanti mihi saepenumero, reuerendissime pater et domine, cui uolumen de regimine principum Egidii Romani . . .’

A2r ‘Tabula.’

a1r Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): [Letter to] Philip, later Philip IV, King of France, the Fair. ‘Prooemium.’ Incipit: ‘[Ex] regia ac sanctissima prosapia oriundo suo domino speciali, domino Philippo primogenito et heredi præclarissimi uiri domini Philippi dei gratia illustrissimi regis Francorum, suus deuotus frater Egidius Romanus . . . Clamat polliticorum sententia . . .’ See A‑030.

a1r Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): De regimine principum. Edited by Oliverius Servius. Incipit: ‘[O]portet ut latitudo sermonis in una quaque re sit secundum exigentiam illius rei . . .’ See A‑030.


Imprint: Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, 9 July 1498. Folio.


Collation: A4 a–y6.


ISTC: ia00089000

GW: GW 7219;

Hain: H *109;

BMC: BMC V 523;

Proctor: Pr 5407;

Others: Bofitto 2 Ia.8; BSB‑Ink A‑42; CIBN A‑48; Oates 2097; Sheppard 4487.

LCN: 14422957


Copy number: A-032(1)

Bound with:
1. Nicolaus Alemannus, De Lateranensibus Parietinis . . . dissertatio historica. Rome: Heirs of Bartolomeo Zannetti, 1625.

Binding: English seventeenth-century calf; on both covers triple fillets form a border, and separate a narrow and a wide rectangle.

Size: 262 × 200 × 44 mm.

Size of leaf: 259 × 184 mm.

Six-, four- and three-line initials supplied. Woodcut ‘E' on a1r coloured, printed initials and paragraph marks rubricated, chapter headings underlined, all in red ink throughout.

Provenance: Charles Blount, Earl of Devonshire, and 8th Lord Mountjoy (1563-1606); inscription on A1r. John Selden (1584-1654); motto on A1r: see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 17, where item 1 in the volume is listed. Presented in 1659.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: C 1. 23 Med. Seld.

SHELFMARK: AA 127(2) Th. Seld.

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