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Bod-Inc: D-066

Dio Chrysostomus

De regno.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Todeschini] Piccolomini, Franciscus: [Letter addressed to] Maximilianus I, King of the Romans. Incipit: ‘Nihil habui, Maximiliane illustrissime, quod ad te mitterem . . .’

a2r [Gregorius Tifernas, Publius]: [Introduction, addressed to] Nicolaus V, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[I]nter omnes rerum scriptores, Nicolae quinte Pontifex Maxime . . .’

a2v Dio Chrysostomus: [De regno.] [Translated by Publius Gregorius Tifernas.] Incipit: ‘[F]erunt aliquando Thimotheum musicum cum se Alexandro regi . . .’


Imprint: Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 1493. 4°.


Collation: a–e8 f4.


ISTC: id00205000

GW: GW 8369;

Hain: HC *6187;

Goff: Goff D‑205;

BMC: BMC VI 825;

Proctor: Pr 6599;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑168; Oates 2494; Sheppard 5345.

LCN: 14816350


Copy number: D-066(1)

Sheets b1.8 and b2.7 are hinged.

Binding: Nineteenth-century paper boards. Remains of one leather index tab on a1 and the scar of another on f4.

Size: 207 × 147 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 199 × 141 mm.

Provenance: Johannes Protzer (†1528); an inscription on a1r: ‘Johannes Protzer I.V. Licentiatus M cccc xciiij. Conpert in Italia .i. librum'; see Wagner 85; Anthony Hobson, 'A German Student in Italy: his Books and Bindings', in Mélanges d'histoire de la reliure offerts à Georges Colin, ed. Claude Sorgeloos (Brussels, 1998), 87-99, at 93 no. 34. Purchased for £0. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1860), 23.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.77.

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