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Bod-Inc: M-044

Mancinellus, Antonius

De poetica virtute.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Mancinellus, Antonius: [Letter addressed to] Antonius Petrica. Incipit: ‘[P]oetas Veliternorum et Latii . . .’ Dated 1 Aug. 1495.

a2r [Table of contents.]

a3r Mancinellus, Antonius: De poetica virtute. Incipit: ‘[A]t qui sic a summis . . .’

b6v Quatrassus Sermonetanus, Ascanius: [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Quod te uita docet quam sit castissima uatum | Per Mancinellum suscipe lector opus'; 1 elegiac distich.


Imprint: [Rome: Eucherius Silber, c.1495]. 4°.

Remarks: As assigned and dated by IGI.


Collation: a b6.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed aiii.

Types: Type: 111 R.

Leaves: 12 leaves.

Line number: 30 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 168 ×91 mm (a2r).

Remarks: Leaf a1r, TITLE: ‘DE POETICA VIRTVTE.' a1v: ‘¶Antonius Mancinellus Artiū & Medi | cinȩ Doctori eximio Philoſopho item am | pliſſimo Antonio Petricȩ. | POetas Veliternorum & latii . . .' a3r: ‘¶Poetarū laus·tit·i· Cicero pro Archia· | AT qui ſic a ſummis . . .' b6v, l. 21: ‘Mite & gnatum eſt homini deus. | ¶Aſcanius Quatraſſus Sermonetanus. | ¶Quod te uita docet . . . | . . . ſuſcipe lector opus.’


ISTC: im00125000

Hain: R 243;

Goff: Goff M‑125;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: IGI 6082; not in Sheppard; Incunabula Typographica: a Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century (1460-1500) in the Library of Henry Walters (Baltimore, 1906), 266.

LCN: 14478525


Copy number: M-044(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century stiff paper wrappers, lower wrapper lost.

Size: 200 × 140 × 3 mm.

Size of leaf: 197 × 137 mm.

Occasional annotations.

Provenance: Solomon Pottesman (1904-1978); purchased at his sale, lot 270, for £385; see ledger (1979/80), no. 437.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I2.3.

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