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Bod-Inc: L-019

Laetus, Julius Pomponius

Romanae historiae compendium, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Laetus, Julius Pomponius: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Borgia, Bishop of Teano. Incipit: ‘[S]olet quaeri ab studiosis uiris . . .’

a3r Laetus, Julius Pomponius: Romanae historiae compendium. Incipit: ‘[M]aximino profligando qui primus . . .’

p1r Sabellicus, Marcus Antonius: Vita Pomponii. Dedicated to Marcus Antonius Maurocenus. Incipit: ‘[C]omendauit mihi per litteras . . .’

p4r Palladius Soranus, Domitius?: ‘Tetrastichon.’ Incipit: ‘Hic iacet exigua Laetus Pomponius urna | Cuius honos merito pulsat utrumque polum'; 2 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, 23 Apr. 1499. 4°.


Collation: a–p4.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: il00024000

Hain: HC *9830;

Goff: Goff L‑24;

BMC: BMC V 549;

Proctor: Pr 5532;

Others: CIBN P‑561; Oates 2151; Sheppard 4592-3.

LCN: 14087904


Copy number: L-019(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century gold-tooled calf, with red-edged leaves. ‘1423' on a lozenge-shaped paper label at the head of upper cover and, together with ‘C & P', on front pastedown in brown ink.

Size: 217 × 158 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 208 × 150 mm.

Marginal notes, extracting key words, in a humanist hand. Note in Rawlinson's hand on front pastedown.

Provenance: Thomas Rawlinson (1681-1725); his note C[ollated] & P[erfect] inside upper cover; purchased at his sale (22 Nov. 1727), lot 1423.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: ‘Rawl. 41. 4to’ on front endleaf and according to ‘Catalogus Bibliothecae Novae', fol. 172r.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.13.

Copy number: L-019(2)

Bound with L‑018; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 211 × 148 mm.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.31(1).

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