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Bod-Inc: J-001A

Jacobus Comes Purliliarum

De administratione reipublicae Venetae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Uranius, Bartholomaeus: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus comes Purliliarum. Incipit: ‘[E]go quidem Iacobe uir clarissime libellum quem de sublimis ac florentissimae rei publicae Venetae . . .’

a2r Jacobus Comes Purliliarum: [Letter addressed to] Sebastianus [Priolus]. Incipit: ‘[M]ultun(!) diuque cogitabundus substiti Sebastiane uir patricie . . .’ See Giovanni Mercati, Ultimi contributi alla storia degli umanisti, 2 vols, Studi e testi, 90-1 (Vatican, 1939), II 45* n. 2.

a2v Jacobus Comes Purliliarum: De administratione reipublicae Venetae. Dedicated to Sebastianus Priolus. Incipit: ‘[S]cripturus de opulentissime et excellentissime rei publicae uestrae . . .’ See Mercati II 44*-53*.

b6v Uranius, Johannes Baptista: Carmen. Incipit: ‘Si Veneti proceres docti praecepta libelli | Seruarint terras oceanumque regent'; 3 elegiac distichs. On this edition see A. Serena, La cultura umanistica a Treviso nel secolo decimoquinto, Miscellanea di storia veneta, ser. III, 3 (Venice, 1912), 108.


Imprint: [Treviso: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, c.1492]. 4°.


Collation: a8 b6.


ISTC: ip01137000

Hain: HC 13604;

Goff: Goff P‑1137;

BMC: BMC VI 886;

Proctor: Pr 6508;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑718; CIBN P‑711; Rhodes, Treviso, no. 29; Sheppard 5500.

LCN: 14089597


Copy number: J-001A(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century paper boards. Manuscript title on a paper label at head of the spine.

Size: 196 × 154 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 140 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key points, in an early hand.

Provenance: Purchased from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 178 (1886), no. 197, for 15 Mark; see Library Bills (1886), no. 210.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.74.

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