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Bod-Inc: M-163

Mayno, Jason de

Oratio apud Alexandrum VI habita pro Mediolanensium principe.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Mayno, Jason de: Oratio habita pro Mediolanensium principe [addressed to] Alexander VI, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[P]riscorum monumentis accepimus, sanctissime maxime Pontifex, et vos clarissima . . .’ Explicit: omni euo experieris See M‑162.


Imprint: Leipzig: [Gregorius Böttiger (Werman), after 13 Dec. 1492]. 4°.


Collation: A6 B4.


ISTC: im00409000

Hain: H *10977;

Goff: Goff M‑409;


Proctor: Pr 3009;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑57; Sheppard 2137.

LCN: 14453768


Copy number: M-163(1)

Bound with:
2. Ricoldus de Montecrucis, Confutatio Alcorani seu legis Saracenorum, tr. Bartholomaeus Pincernus. [Strasbourg: n. pr., c.1515];
3. Johann Christoph Wichmannshausen, Positiones philologicae de Alcorano. Wittenberg: Christian Schroedter, 1708;
4. Mâshâ'Allâh bin Atharî, De scientia motus orbis, tr. Gerardus Cremonensis, ed. J. Stabius. Nuremberg: Johannes Weissenburger, 3 Apr. 1504;
5. Desiderius Erasmus, Epistola ad Laurentium Campeium, cardinalem. [N. pl.: n. pr., c.1530];
6. Richardus Bartholinus, Oratio de expeditione contra Turcas suscipienda. Augsburg: Sigmund Grimm and Marcus Wirsung, 20 Sep. 1518;
7. Georgius Agricola, Oratio de bello adversus Turcam suscipiendo. Basel: Hieronymus Froben, 1538;
8. Johannes Praetorius, of Joachimsthal, De cometis qui antea visi sunt. Nuremberg: Heirs of Katharina Gerlach and Johann von Berg, 1578.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; gold-tooled spine, gilt-edged leaves, and pastedowns painted in gold, by Henderson and Bisset, of Edinburgh (stamped in tiny letters at the foot of the front pastedown).

Size: 192 × 149 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 185 × 137 mm.

Some underlining in the text in red, and crossing out in black. Four leaves, containing a list of contents and biographical information about Jason de Mayno, have been pasted in before item 1; they are apparently in the hand of James Maidment.

On A2r a five-line initial ‘P' is supplied in red; capital strokes in red on A1r.

Provenance: James Maidment (1795?–1879); engraved coat of arms on the front pastedown: azure, on a chevron or, between three doves proper, as many laurel slips vert; crest, a dexter arm embowed per pale indented azure and or, cuffed argent, the hand proper grasping a dove; see Howe, Book Plates, 19471 or 19472; sale, lot 3926, marked down in the Bodleian's annotated copy of the sale catalogue for £0. 18. 0, but not included in the Library's bill for purchases at the Maidment sale (Library Bills 16 July 1878–15 July 1880, bill no. 252, from Thomas G. Stevenson, bookseller, Edinburgh). Date of acquisition unknown; presumably acquired after 1880.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Arch. Bodl. B 2.223.

SHELFMARK: Arch. B e.20(1).

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