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Bod-Inc: F-038C


De historia Romana (ed. Angelus Tifernas).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Passerini] Tifernas, Angelus: [Letter addressed to] Baptista de Ursinis. Incipit: ‘[S]uperioribus diebus quum de me esset mentio . . .’ Explicit: et me ama

a1r [Passerini] Tifernas, Angelus: [Introduction.] Incipit: ‘Regnauit in Italia Ianus Saturnus deinde post eum Picus . . .’ Explicit: Amulio. xliii

a1v [Festus: Breviarium rerum gestarum populi Romani. Also known as De historia Romana. Addressed to] Valentinianus I, Roman Emperor. ‘De historia Romana libellus.’ Edited by Angelus [Passerini] Tifernas. See F‑038A. In this edition the author is called ‘Sextus Ruffus'.


Imprint: Rome: Eucharius Silber, 23 Aug. 1491. 4°.


Collation: a6 b4.


ISTC: ir00357000

Hain: HCR 14032;

Goff: Goff R‑357;

BMC: BMC IV 112;

Proctor: Pr 3848;

Others: Sheppard 3046.

LCN: 14029193


Copy number: F-038C(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century green paper boards, backed with gold-tooled green morocco; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 214 × 153 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 206 × 144 mm.

Provenance: ‘R S No. 66'; note in red on the verso of the front endleaf. Carlo Riva (nineteenth century), Milan; see Catalogue (1857), lot 1756; note on the verso of the front endleaf [by David Rogers]. Purchased at the Riva sale for £0. 16. 6; see Books Purchased (1857), 64.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.24.

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