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Bod-Inc: L-020

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 . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, 12 Dec. 1500. 4°.


Collation: A–P4.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: il00025000

Hain: HC *9831 = H 4848 (II);

Goff: Goff L‑25;

BMC: BMC V 549;

Proctor: Pr 5537;

Others: CIBN P‑562; Oates 2156-7; Sheppard 4598.

LCN: 14087944


Copy number: L-020(1)

Gathering D is bound after E.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pasteboards with green-edged leaves; bound for Kloß. ‘2151' on a hexagonal paper label at the tail of upper cover.

Size: 200 × 160 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 142 mm.

Early inscription on A1r in an Italian hand: ‘Valde mendosum exemplar [ ] impressorum.’

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2151; purchased for £0. 1. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 17.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.32.

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