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Bod-Inc: C-398

Columna, Guido de

Historia destructionis Troiae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Columna, Guido de: Historia destructionis Troiae. See C‑392.

o7r [Colophon.]

o7r [Note on the composition of the work.] See C‑392.

o7v ‘Tabula'.


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.


ISTC: ic00775000

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.

LCN: 14420860


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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