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Bod-Inc: F-077

Florus, Lucius Annaeus

Epitomae rerum Romanarum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Florus, Lucius Annaeus: Epitomae rerum Romanarum. Flor. Epit.

[c5r] [Jordanus Osnabrugensis: De imperio Romano.] ‘De commendacione Romani imperii'. Alexander von Roes, Schriften, ed. Herbert Grundmann and Hermann Heimpel, MGH Staatsschriften des späten Mittelalters, 1/1 (Stuttgart, 1958), 94-100. For this incunable edition see ed. Grundmann and Heimpel, 47. Incorporated into Alexander de Roes, Memoriale, as chs 4-9.

[c5v] [Alexander de Roes: Memoriale de praerogativa Romani imperii.] ed. Grundmann and Heimpel, 100-42, chapters 10-34.


Imprint: [Cologne: Arnold Ther Hoernen, c.1474]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by GW; Sheppard dates [c.1471].


Collation: [a–c10].


ISTC: if00233000

GW: GW 10094;

Hain: HC 7199;

Goff: Goff F‑233;

BMC: BMC I 202;

Proctor: Pr 974;

Others: Oates 459; Sack, Freiburg, 1461; Sheppard 717; Voulliéme, Köln, 419.

LCN: 14828687


Copy number: F-077(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled English blue morocco, perhaps by R. Payne; marbled pastedowns, gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 297 × 212 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 288 × 201 mm.

On [c9v] a text written in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand, on indulgences, with incipit, ‘Johannes papa xxiius contulit omnibus hominibus sancte crucis sancte dicentibus unum annum indulgentie quolibet die . . .' ending with references to testimonies of several monks of Sainte Geneviève in Paris, who have seen or heard reports of the relevant bull in Avignon. Gatherings signed i-l in early black ink, thereby suggesting that this item was originally bound up with another/other item(s) in a larger volume.

Initials are supplied in red or blue; paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (1771-1823); armorial book-plate; inscription on verso of front endleaf: ‘Cal V 265 Pu(?) MMS Sledmere'; sale (1824), lot 1236, purchased by Payne. Purchased for £13. 13. 0: see Books Purchased (1824), 6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 5.30.

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