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Bod-Inc: L-124

Livius, Titus

Historiae Romanae decades (ed. Marcus Antonius Sabellicus).


Analysis of Content

A2r Bussis, Johannes Andreas de: [Letter addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. Bussi 29-34.

A3v Florus: [Periochae.] ‘Epitoma decadum.’ See L‑114.

C3r ‘Capita operum.’

C3v Minutianus, Alexander: [Letter addressed to] Bartholomaeus Chalcus. Incipit: ‘Magna me hercle commoda et opem presentissimam conclamatae iam litterariae . . .’ Saxius 508-9.

C4r Livius, Titus: Historiae Romanae decades. ‘Ab urbe condita.’ [Edited by Alexander Minutianus.] Liv. 1-32, 34-40. 37. 3. Liv. 33 not included in this edition. Minutianus is named in the colophon.


Imprint: Milan: Uldericus Scinzenzeler, for Alexander Minutianus, 25 May 1495. Folio.


Collation: Part I: A–G8 H6 I K8 L6 M–O8 P6 Q8 R6; part II: a–m8.8.8.6 n8 o6; part III: p q8 r6 s8 t6 u–z & [con]8.8.6.

Remarks: Leaf A2 signed Ai, etc.


ISTC: il00246000

Hain: HC 10140;

Goff: Goff L‑246;

BMC: BMC VI 769;

Proctor: Pr 6029;

Others: CIBN L‑185; Sack, Freiburg, 2255; Sheppard 5005.

LCN: 14501523


Copy number: L-124(1)

Wanting the blank leaf A1.

Binding: Quarter brown morocco, with covers of diced russia, and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 420 × 288 × 63 mm.

Size of leaf: 418 × 272 mm.

On C4r a nineteenth-century(?) ten-line initial ‘F' is supplied in gold on a red ground decorated with black, also a similar ten-line initial ‘I' is supplied in dark blue edged in red, and with red and blue pen-work decoration; other six- to ten-line initials are supplied in red, blue, or brown; probably decorated for Bearzi.

Provenance: Giovanni Lampugnani. Milan, Augustinian Hermits, S. Maria coronata; partly erased inscription on [con6v]: ‘Hunc librum donauit monasterio nostro sancte Marie coronate Milani dominus Joannes Lampugnanus pro anima filii sui quondam Joannis Baptiste'. Jean Baptiste, chevalier de Bearzi (nineteenth century); sale, lot 3136; pencil note on the recto of the front endleaf. Purchased for £1. 17. 0; see Books Purchased (1855), 39.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 1.14.

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