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Bod-Inc: F-055

Fidelis, Cassandra

Oratio pro Bertucio Lamberto.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] Fidelis, Cassandra: Oratio pro Bertucio Lamberto. Incipit: ‘[S]i forti animo incipienti . . .’ Dated Padua, 1487. See F‑054.

[a4r] Scledeus, Ludovicus; Vicentinus: [Letter addressed to] Cassandra Fidelis. Incipit: ‘Existimatur musarum decus feminarum . . .’ See F‑054.

[a4v] Fidelis, Cassandra: [Letter addressed to] Ludovicus Scledeus. Incipit: ‘Prius me excusandam esse arbitror . . .’ Dated Venice, 30 Nov. [1488].

[a5r] Tancredus, Angelus: ‘Diue Cassandre Venete felicitatem gloriamque'.’ Incipit: ‘Etsi in hac asperrima conditione . . .’ See F‑054.

[a6r] Niger, Franciscus: ‘In dictam Cassandram pisteam peonicum saphicon'.’ Incipit: ‘Virgo cui tinnuit falerata lingua'; 20 sapphic stanzas. See F‑054.

[a7r] Abietiscola Nerimontanus, Petrus: ‘Cassandre Fideli Venete virgini venustissime et oratrici facundissime felicitatem laudemque immortalem optat'.’ Incipit: ‘Orationem inprimis tuam . . .’ Dated Nuremberg, 22 Nov. [1489].

[a8v] Celtis, Conradus; Protucius: ‘Ode ad Apollinem'. [Also known as Ode IV 5.]’ Conradus Celtis, Libri odarum quattuor. Liber epodon. Carmen saeculare, ed. Felicitas Pindter, Bibliotheca scriptorum medii recentisque aevorum (Leipzig, 1937), 99-100.


Imprint: [Nuremberg: Peter Wagner, after 22 Nov. 1489]. 4°.


Collation: [a8].

Illustrations: One woodcut and one woodcut initial, possibly executed by Albrecht Dürer during his apprenticeship; see Joseph Meder, Dürer-Katalog. Ein Handbuch über Albrecht Dürers Stiche, Radierungen, Holzschnitte, deren Zustände, Ausgaben und Wasserzeichen (Vienna, 1932), 271 no. I.


ISTC: if00164000

GW: GW 9889;

Hain: H *4553;

Goff: Goff F‑164;

BMC: BMC II 463;

Proctor: Pr 2257;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑123; Schramm XVIII, pp. 8 and 20; Schreiber V 3675; Sheppard 1623.

LCN: 14386542


Copy number: F-055(1)

Boxed with A‑212; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 195 × 141 mm.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.1 (24).

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