Campanus, Johannes Antonius
Oratio funebris pro Baptista Sforza, 17 Aug. 1472.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Campanus, Johannes Antonius: Oratio funebris pro Baptista Sforza. Incipit: ‘Mirantur fortasse plerique vestrum proceres vosque alii summi viri, qui adestis . . .’ See Flavio di Bernardo, Un vescovo umanista alla corte pontificia: Giannantonio Campano, Miscellanea Historiae Pontificiae, 39 (Rome, 1975), 318-21.
Imprint: [Rome: Stephan Plannck, 1488-90]. 4°.
Remarks: The end of the text apparently gives the date of the oration as 1 Mar. 1476: this is incorrect, this date being taken from the colophon of an earlier edition of Campanus's oration (Cagli: Roberto [di Fano] and Bernardino [di Bergamo], 1 Mar. 1476; GW 5942).
GW: GW 5943;
Hain: H *4291;
BMC: BMC IV 93;
Proctor: Pr 3733;
Others: BSB‑Ink C‑65; Sheppard 2950.
Copy number: C-040(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century green paper boards.
Size: 222 × 150 × 3 mm.
Size of leaf: 214 × 145 mm.
Manuscript foliation in black ink ‘15-22'.
Provenance: Marco Antonio Borghese, 8th Prince of Sulmona (1814-1886); armorial book-plate, for which see Gelli p. 66, no. 3; sale, Feb. 1893, Bibliotheca Burghesiana, pt 2, no. 346. Cutting from an unidentified bookseller's catalogue, listing this copy as no. 205, for sale at £2. 2. 0. Portsmouth, Roman Catholic see, Virtue and Cahill Library; cancelled book-plate with no. 8459; sale (5 July 1967), lot 19, bought by Dawson. Purchased from Dawson for £48; unsigned note by David Rogers on front pastedown, and in annotated sale catalogue.
SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I2.9.
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