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Bod-Inc: C-046

Canis, Johannes Jacobus

Ad Nicolaum Canalem imperatorem classem contra Turcos ducentem carmen.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Canis, Johannes Jacobus: [Carmen, dedicated to] Nicolaus Canalis. ‘Clarissimo iurisconsulto domino Nicolao Canali universe classis in Turchos imperatori designato Iohanes Iacobus Canis iurium doctor. s.d’ Incipit: [O]ptima diuini sacrique scientia iuris | Cum fuerit uigil culta labore mihi ... [a4v] Explicit: ‘... Que tibi sint faustum munus, honosque precor. [elegiac distichs]’


Imprint: [Padua Printer of Lucianus (H 10276), c. 1482] 4°

Secundo folio: [a2r] O decus Ausonie Veneti spes firma Senatus

Remarks: IGI assigns to Padua (cf. BMC VII p.926). GW and Pr assign to [Vicenza: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, c.1475]. Sheppard records as 8°.


Collation: [a4].

Remarks: Space left blank for initial, without printed guide letter.


ISTC: ic00095400

GW: GW 5980;

Hain: H *4333;

Proctor: Pr 7135;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑73; Sheppard 5612.


Copy number: C-046(1)

Bound with:
1. Johannes Jacobus Canis, De ludo equestri Patavii ad Ludovicum Fuscarenum carmen. [Padua: Printer of Lucianus (H 10276), c.1482] (C‑047).

Binding: Nineteenth-century grey paper boards; endpapers and pastedowns watermarked with an ox head; on lower pastedown: ‘Secunda pars hiemalis venerabilis dni Antonii'; for other books in a similar binding see bindings index under Austria, nineteenth century.

Size: 201 × 150 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 141 mm.

A four-line initial ‘O' is supplied in pencil on [a1r].

Provenance: Vienna, Dominicans, S. Maria; inscription on [a1r]: ‘Conuentus Vien[en]sis Ordinis Praedicatorum'. Purchased for £1. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1851), 13, where the place of printing is given as Venice and the date 1475.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.68(2).

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