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Bod-Inc: M-020

Mahomet II

Epistola magni Turci.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Zacchia], Laudivius: ‘Prefacio' [addressed to] Franciscus Beltrandus. Incipit: ‘[E]pistolas a me nuper in lucem editas ad quem potius mitterem . . .’ Explicit: nasum rinocerontis habent See M‑018. Laudivius here called ‘Laudinius'; ends imperfectly.

[a1r] ‘Argumentum epistolarum'. Incipit: ‘[M]aumetes Turcorum imperator (cui postea ex magnitudine rerum . . .’ Explicit: latinas edidit

[a1v] [Mahomet Ii pseudo-; Zacchia, Laudivius]: Epistolae magni Turci. Incipit: ‘Audio te ad Leptam (Euphrate superato) copias ingentes traiecisse quibus . . .’ Explicit: ab incendio belli seruasse


Imprint: [Cologne: Johann Guldenschaff, c.1480]. 4°.


Collation: [a8 b c6].

Types: Type: 110 G.

Leaves: 20 leaves.

Line number: 25 lines ([a1r]).

Type area: Type area: 139 ×76 mm ([a1r]).


ISTC: im00061000

Hain: C 3765;

Goff: Goff M‑61;

Proctor: Pr 1220;

Others: Babinger 40, no. 6; CIBN L‑59; Hillard 1199; Oates 698; Pellechet MS. 7411 (7348); Sheppard 921; Voulliéme, Köln, 825.

LCN: 14515196


Copy number: M-020(1)

Bound with C‑249; see there for details of binding and acquisition.

Size of leaf: 206 × 140 mm.

Signatures supplied in black ink in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand.

Provenance: Thomas Vavasour (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on [c6v]: ‘Thomas Vauasour is the m[aste]r of this book'. Edward Barker (sixteenth century); inscription on [c6v]: ‘Iam Edward Barker'. Joseph Maynard (1607?–1670); see also C‑249.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.8(3).

Copy number: M-020(2)

Bound with A‑302(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 201 × 140 mm.

Some manuscript guide-letters supplied in black ink.

SHELFMARK: Ashm. 529(3).

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