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Bod-Inc: A-367

Appianus

Historia Romana [Pars II].

 

Analysis of Content

a1v ‘Capitula.’

a2r P[etrus] Candidus [Decembrius: Preface addressed 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 . . .’

Imprint

Imprint: Reggio Emilia: Franciscus de Mazalibus, 22 Oct. 1494. Folio.

Collation

Collation: a–r8.

References

ISTC: ia00932000

GW: GW 2294;

Hain: HC *1309;

Goff: Goff A‑932;

BMC: BMC VII 1088;

Proctor: Pr 7254;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑655; CIBN A‑486; Oates 2703; Rhodes 120; Sack, Freiburg, 253; Sheppard 6014.

LCN: 14269037

Copies

Copy number: A-367(1)

Wanting the blank leaf r8.

Binding: Parchment; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 302 × 210 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 296 × 196 mm.

Provenance: Giuseppe Serra, Duca di Cassano († before 1826); see Catalogo, 6. George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); sale (1821), lot 18; purchased for £0. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1821), 1 and the annotated sale catalogue.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 5.14.


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