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Bod-Inc: L-021

Laetus, Julius Pomponius

De Romanorum magistratibus.


Analysis of Content

A1r Laetus, Julius Pomponius: De Romanorum magistratibus [addressed to] M. Pantagathus [i.e. Omnibonus Leonicenus]. ‘De rege.’ Incipit: ‘[U]rbis Romae et imperii Romani conditor Romulus Marte genitus . . .’

B6v Laetus, Julius Pomponius: [Valedictory letter addressed to] M. Pantagathus. Incipit: ‘Haec habui, M. Pantagathe, quae ad magistratibus et sacerdotiis et legibus compendiose scriberem . . .’


Imprint: [Venice: Maximus de Butricis, c.1491]. 4°.

Remarks: This work is often found as one item with Lucius Fenestella, De Romanorum magistratibus. [Venice: Maximus de Butricis, c.1491], probably as issued.


Collation: a–d4 e6 A4 B6.


ISTC: if00064000

GW: GW 10040;

Hain: HC, Addenda *6957 (incl. H *9833);

Goff: Goff F‑064;

BMC: BMC V 502;

Proctor: Pr 5359;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑149; Rhodes 764; Sheppard 4419.

LCN: 14087926


Copy number: L-021(1)

Gatherings A and B (Laetus) only.

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper boards with manuscript title on a square azure label at the head of upper cover; bound for Kloß. ‘2149' on a hexagonal paper label at the tail of the upper cover.

Size: 210 × 150 × 4 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 148 mm.

Fragments of musical notation in gutter of A1r.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2149; purchased for £0. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 17.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.30.

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