De creatione regia.
Analysis of Content
a2r Griffus, Leonardus: De creatione regia. Incipit: ‘[C]um genus humanum primi delicta presentis | Damnassent stigie tempus in omne neci'; verse.
Imprint: Paris: Félix Baligault, 1498. 4°.
Collation: a6 b4.
GW: GW 11521;
Hain: H 4535 (II); C 2789;
BMC: BMC VIII 175;
Proctor: Pr 8262;
Others: Hillard 930; Sheppard 6443.
Copy number: G-250(1)
Binding: Quarter parchment; marbled paper boards.
Size: 196 × 140 × 7 mm.
Size of leaf: 188 × 137 mm.
On a3r in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand, ‘Dixerat assensu vario fremuere potentes' (l.16 of printed text on that page). Other early annotations and some underlining in the text in black ink. On a1r a monkey is crudely drawn in black ink.
On a2r a three-line initial ‘C' is supplied in gold edged in red, and, in the area defined by the letter, a reserved white flower-petal on a red ground. Text enclosed within single red rules. Foliation in black ink: i–ix.
Provenance: John Morisy (fl. 1854); inscription on a1r: ‘John Morisy, Military Academy, 39, Gt. Brunswick St., July 26 1854'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.103.
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