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Bod-Inc: M-007

Maffeus, Celsus

Pro facillima expugnatione Turcorum epistola.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Maffeus], Celsus: Pro facillima expugnatione Turcorum epistola [addressed to] Andreas Vendramin. Incipit: ‘[S]i de tua, serenissime princeps, summa humanitate singularique beneficentia . . .’ Explicit: plurimum commendamus atque tradimus See Perpolli, ‘L'Actio Panthea', 73-5.


Imprint: [Venice: Bernard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt and Peter Löslein, before 6 May 1478]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Hillard, from the death of Doge Vendramin; Sheppard dates [Nov. 1477?].


Collation: a8.

Types: Type: 109 R.

Leaves: 8 leaves.

Line number: 24 lines (a1v).

Type area: Type area: 130 ×85 mm (a1v).

Illustrations: Woodcut capital on a1r: see BMC V p. 243, capitals no. 3. Woodcut border on a1r: see BMC V p. 243, borders no. 3.

Remarks: Leaf a1r: [Border]. (Red): ‘Pro facillima Turcorum expugnatione epiſtola. | Sereniſſimo Principi & Excellentiſſimo Domi- | no. D. Andreȩ Vendramino . . .'; (black) l. 6: ‘[S]I de tua Sereniſſime princeps ſum- | ma humanitate: ſingulariqƺ bene- | ficentia . . .' a8r, l. 22: ‘ . . . noſtras | plurimum cōmendamus atq ƺ tradimus.’


ISTC: im00016000

Hain: HC 10444;

Goff: Goff M‑16;

Proctor: Pr 4374;

Others: Essling 256; Hillard 1274; Redgrave 13; Sander 4086; Sheppard 3536.

LCN: 14478035


Copy number: M-007(1)

Bound with C‑379(2); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 189 × 136 mm.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.16(6).

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