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Bod-Inc: J-285

Justinianus, Bernardus

Oratio habita apud Sixtum IV.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Justinianus, Bernardus: Oratio habita apud Sixtum IV. ‘Bernardi Iustiniani Leonardi oratoris filii legati Veneti, Oratio habita apud Sixtum IIII pontificem maximum.’ Incipit: ‘[S]i unquam antea, sanctissime et beatissime pater diuine, prouidentie lumen . . .’ [a10v] Explicit: ‘... Sed presenti animo constantique fide semper erunt re atque opere quam verbo et oratione veriores.’ For this oration and its context see Labalme 194-203.


Imprint: [Rome Johannes Gensberg c. 1474] 4°

Secundo folio: civitatum sed provintiarum. Nec provintiarum tantum sed [a2r]


Collation: [a10].

Remarks: Space left blank for initial, with printed guide letter [a1r].


ISTC: ij00609000

Hain: HC *9643;

Goff: Goff J‑609;


Proctor: Pr 3510;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑662; CIBN J‑327; Oates 1399; Sheppard 2774-6.

LCN: 14875611


Copy number: J-285(1)

Bound with B‑050(3); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 134 mm.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.54(4).

Copy number: J-285(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century English calf, signed W. Pratt; gold-tooled spine and turn-ins; triple gold fillets on each cover.

Size: 199 × 145 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 138 mm.

Provenance: ‘Gougy [18]99', an annotation on a cutting from a book seller's catalogue in French numbered 1065 and priced ‘30'; the description of the binding makes it likely that it ‘Gougy' was the dealer from whom Bywwater bought the item. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1874. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. P 1.3.

Copy number: J-285(3)

Bound with A‑201; see there for details of binding, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 134 mm.

On [a1r] a cropped title: ‘Venetorum legatio ad papam', in the same hand as the titles of the other items in this volume.

On [a1r] a three-line initial ‘S' is supplied in black ink.

SHELFMARK: Holk. e.1(5).

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