Columna, Guido de
Historia destructionis Troiae.
Analysis of Content
a2r Columna, Guido de: Historia destructionis Troiae. See C‑392.
o7r [Note on the composition of the work.] See C‑392.
Imprint: Strasbourg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], ‘about' 25 July 1494. Folio.
Remarks: Colophon reads ‘circa feſtum ſancti Iacobi'.
Collation: a8 b–n6 o8. Leaf a1 is unsigned; a2 is signed a, a3 is signed a2.
GW: GW 7232;
Hain: HC *5511;
Goff: Goff C‑775;
BMC: BMC I 144;
Proctor: Pr 629;
Others: BSB‑Ink G‑437; Hillard 652; Sheppard 491.
Copy number: C-398(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind- and gold-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 300 × 215 × 20 mm.
Size of leaf: 291 × 201 mm.
Principal initials are supplied in red with reserved white decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.
Provenance: On a1v an inscription: ‘Fortunae virtus prepollet'. Purchased for £1. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 8.
SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.35.
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