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Barberiis, Philippus de

Chronica summorum pontificum imperatorumque.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] Lignamine, Johannes Philippus de: [Letter of dedication addressed to] Sixtus IV, Pont. Max. V. Capialbi, Notizie circa la vita, le opere, e le edizioni di messer Giovan Filippo La Legname cavaliere messinese e tipografo del secolo XV (Naples, 1853), 60-66.

[a1r] [Barberiis, Philippus de]: Chronica summorum pontificum imperatorumque. ‘Crononica(!) summorum pontificum imperatorumque ac de septem etatibus mundi ex s. Hyeronimo Eusebio aliisque uiris eruditis excerpta. Et primo de septem etatibus mundi'. Incipit: ‘[P]rima etas incipit ab Adam et durat usque ad diluuium sub Noe . . .’ Explicit: reconstructum nunc loci pretutum Compilatio chronologica, ed. L. A. Muratori, Rerum italicarum scriptores, 9 (Milan, 1726), 193-259; see Kaeppeli III 271-3 no. 3373. Sometimes attributed to Riccobaldus Ferrariensis (1245-1318) or to Martinus Oppaviensis.

[k10v] [Lignamine, Johannes Philippus de: Continuation for the years 1316-1469.] Incipit: ‘Anno Christi .M.ccc.xvi. Iohannes .xxii. papa sedit annis .xviii. totus gloriosus fuit . . .’ Explicit: poterunt memoranda relinquo. Hic huius temporis series terminum teneat Philippus de Lignamine, Chronicon, ed. L. A. Muratori, Rerum italicarum scriptores, 9 (Milan, 1726), 263-76.


Imprint: Rome: Johannes Philippus de Lignamine, 14 July 1474. 4°.


Collation: [*8 a–d10 e12 f–l10 m10+1], not as BMC.


ISTC: ir00187000

Hain: H *10857;

Goff: Goff R‑187;


Proctor: Pr 3396;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑79; CIBN R‑119; Sheppard 2716. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography Part II, CH 61.

LCN: 14113108


Copy number: B-052A(1)

Wanting [f2.9], [h5.6], also the blank leaf [*1].

Binding: Early nineteenth-century parchment, the spine gold-tooled, stamped in gold with the arms and initials of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes.

Size: 221 × 164 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 214 × 155 mm.

A late sixteenth-century Italian hand has added a number of marginal notes in Latin, mainly extracting key words, but also supplementing the text with further information. On [e2v] in correspondence with the entry on Emperor Honorius the following note: ‘Anno 1567 sedente Pio papa quinto ex ordine Predicatorum et imperante Maximiliano Austria prope Civitalveccia [Civitavecchia near Rome] fuit reperta in quodam humili loco maxima qta moneta aurea tempore Archadii et Honorii imperatorum conflata'. Early manuscript foliation in light brown ink, ‘i-126'. On [c10v] a few exercising sentences in Italian: ‘Molto Magco mio padrone osseruandissimo . . .' On [m11v] two sentences in Latin, in the same hand.

Provenance: J. Edwards (eighteenth century). Thomas Dampier (1748-1812), successively Bishop of Rochester and Ely; inscriptions on front pastedown: ‘This book to belong to the R. Rd. Dr. Dampier, Bp. of Rochester if he survives J. Edwards - otherwise to Sr. M. M. Sykes'; ‘Given to me by Sir M. M. Sykes, 1811. Tho. [Dampier] Elien.'; ‘After the death of the Bishop of Ely this book was returned to me by mrs. Dampier, 1812'. Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (1771-1823); catalogue reference on the front pastedown: ‘Cat. V. I. P. 411 MMS Sledmere'; his sale (1824), part III lot 232; purchased by Heber for a total of £12. 1. 6 (of which £1. 11. 6 went to Thorpe). Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 2101. Purchased for £4. 0. 0 according to Books Purchased (1835), 152.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.55.

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