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Bod-Inc: F-010

Faela, Johannes Nicolaus

De origine et laudibus Maffeorum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Faela, Johannes Nicolaus: [Dedicatory letter addressed to] Hieronymus Riarius, count of Imola. ‘Iohannes Nicola Faela eques Veronensis et iurisconsultus, ad excellentissimum d. comitem Hyeronimum Imole dominum De origine et laudibus Maffeorum.’ Incipit: ‘[P]rinceps illustris et magnanime domine admirabitur, ut existimo, d. tua quid sit quod ego nullius auctoritatis ...’ [a7r] Explicit: ‘... cui ob innumerabiles virtutes tuas excellentiamque magnanimitatis immortalitas et gloria debeatur apud omnem posteritatem. Vale, princeps illustris.’ [Dated Verona, 27 Apr. 1480].

[c1r] Maffeus, Benedictus: Epistola, [addressed to] Oliverius [Carafa Sabinensis], Cardinal-archbishop of Naples. Incipit: ‘[V]rbem Romam multarum nationum conuentu constitutam et auctam, amplissime pater . . .’ Letter dated 12 Dec. 1482.


Imprint: [Rome Johannes Schoemberger after 26 Apr. 1484] 4°.


Collation: [a8 b6 c d8 e10 f8 g1] [following GW].


ISTC: if00043000

GW: GW 9703;

Hain: HR 6898; H 10435 (fols 15-30); H 10437 (fols 9-14);

Goff: Goff F‑43;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Sheppard 3141.


Copy number: F-010(1)

Bound with C‑379(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 188 × 135 mm.

Gatherings [c] and [d] only.

Occasional marginal annotations and textual corrections.

On [c1r] a five-line initial ‘U' is supplied in blue with red pen-work infill, decoration, and extensions into the margin; paragraph marks are supplied in red.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.16(5).

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