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Bod-Inc: A-366


Historia Romana [Pars II].


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Table of contents.

[a2v] P[etrus] Candidus [Decembrius: Preface addressed to] to Alphonsus II of Aragon, King of Naples. Incipit: ‘[P]arthorum regem, ut ab Anneo accepimus, sine munere salutare nemo potest . . .’

[a3r] Appianus: ‘De ciuilibus Romanorum bellis.’ Translated by Petrus Candidus Decembrius. Incipit: ‘[S]enatus populusque Romanus mutuis saepenumero contentionibus de legum latione uel si quando debitorum abrogationes agrorumue partitiones fierent uel in comiciis una adessent dissidebant . . .’

[r7v] Zovenzonius, Raphael: ‘Carmen.’ Incipit: ‘Hic est Alexandrinus Appianus | A Candido lingue latine patrono | Romanus. Hunc impressit et Vindelinus | Quem Spira nobilis parens Dedalei | Produxit ingeni faceti lepidique.’ B. Ziliotto, Raffaele Zovenzoni, la vita, i carmi, Celebrazioni degli Istriani illustri, 3 (Trieste, 1950), 160 no. 264.


Imprint: [Venice]: Vindelinus de Spira, 1472. Folio.


Collation: [a10 b8 c10 d–f8 g10 h–m8 n o10 p8 q10 r8].


ISTC: ia00931000

GW: GW 2293;

Hain: H *1306;

Goff: Goff A‑931;

BMC: BMC V 160;

Proctor: Pr 4044;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑654; CIBN A‑485; Essling 220; Rhodes 119; Sheppard 3213.

LCN: 14268924


Copy number: A-366(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [r8].

Binding: Parchment.

Size: 331 × 235 × 38 mm.

Size of leaf: 330 × 221 mm.

Occasional sixteenth/seventeenth-century marginal notes.

On [a2v] a six-line initial is supplied in red with pen-flourishing in pale brown; on [a3r] a seven-line initial is supplied in blue with pen-flourishing in red; other initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Purchased for £2. 17. 0; see Books Purchased (1822), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. K 2.19.

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