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Bod-Inc: B-498

Braccellus, Jacobus

De bello Hispano.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Braccellus, Jacobus: [Preface addressed to] Philippus Maria Sforza. Incipit: ‘[S]olent saepenumero uiri docti . . .’ Saxius 538-9.

[a4r] [Poem in praise of the book.] Incipit: ‘Cur aliena placent tantum quod propria te[m]nis | Facta? etiam mentem pagina nostra iuuat'; 4 elegiac distichs. Saxius 539.

[b1r] Braccellus, Jacobus: De bello Hispano. Edited by Masellus Venia [Beneventanus]. Incipit: ‘[I]nter maxima plurimaque litterarum beneficia . . .’ Jacobus Braccellus, De bello quod inter Hispanos et Genuenses seculo suo gestum libri V, in J. G. Graevius, Thesaurus antiquitatum et historiarum Italiae, I/2 (Leiden, 1725), 1261-1322.


Imprint: [Milan?: Archangelus Ungardus?, c.1476-7]. 4°.

Remarks: On the printer see BMC. Pr and GW assign to [Philippus de Lavagnia, c.1475].


Collation: [a4 b–f8 g4 h–l8 m6].


ISTC: ib01057000

GW: GW 4981;

Hain: HC 3695 = H 3696;

Goff: Goff B‑1057;

BMC: BMC VI 735;

Proctor: Pr 5865;

Others: CIBN B‑749; Sheppard 4910.

LCN: 13912693


Copy number: B-498(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for Kloß.

Size: 207 × 150 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 138 mm.

Sixteenth-century marginal notes.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 812. Henri Ternaux-Compans (1807-1864); gilt stamp on both covers: a ram's head with the initials ‘H T'. Purchased for £1. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.74.

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