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Bod-Inc: L-109

Lilius, Zacharias

Orbis breviarium.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] Lilius, Zacharias: [Letter addressed to] Matthaeus Bossus. Incipit: ‘[E]tsi complures excellenti ingenio uiri . . .’

[*2r] Bossus, Matthaeus: [Letter addressed to] Zacharias Lilius. Incipit: ‘[F]acis profecto me maximi, Zacharia confrater in Christo . . .’

[*3v] [Title-page.]

[*4r] Lilius, Zacharias: Orbis breviarium. Incipit: ‘[T]errarum orbis uniuersus in quinque distinguitur partes . . .’

o3r [List of cities, in alphabetical order.]


Imprint: Naples: Ayolfus de Cantono, 9 Nov. 1496. 4°.


Collation: [*4] a–m8 n o6.

Illustrations: Woodcut map.


ISTC: il00219000

Hain: HC *10102;

Goff: Goff L‑219;

BMC: BMC VI 874;

Proctor: Pr 6744;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑177; Campbell, Maps, 85; Fava–Bresciano 190; Oates 2535; Sander 3975; Sheppard 5471.

LCN: 14503681


Copy number: L-109(1)

Bound with:
1. Zacharias Lilius, De origine et laudibus scientiarum. Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi, for Piero Pacini, 7 Apr. 1496 (L‑110(2)).

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) parchment with sprinkled red and green-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 208 × 145 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 203 × 134 mm.

A few marginal notes, extracting key words, pointing hands, and underlining in an early hand. Early manuscript foliation, on both items: 1-184, partly visible. ‘Baye in Campania' added to the list of cities, in a different early hand.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1828), 17.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.9(2).

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