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Bod-Inc: M-188

Melchior de Parma

Dialogi de anima, sive Microcosmus.


Analysis of Content

a1v Sforza, Ludovicus Maria; Chalcus, B[arthomoleus]: [Privilege for Melchior de Parma.] Incipit: ‘[L]udouicus Maria Sfortia Anglus(!) Dux Mediolani . . . Composuit vt accepimus uenerandus frater Melchion Parmensis ordinis diui Francisci . . .’ Dated Milan, 28 June 1499.

a2r Melchior de Parma: [Preface addressed to] Ludovicus Maria Sforza. Incipit: ‘[I]llustrissime princeps et excellentissime domine. Poy che cosi dispose la prouidentia diuina . . .’

a3r Melchior de Parma: Dialogi de anima, sive Microcosmus. Incipit: ‘[O] sacratissima et excelsa regina che de la bocca de lo altissimo procedesti . . .’ Explicit: quilli che se sone allegati

n5v [Colophon.]

n6r ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: Milan: Leonardus Pachel, 29 Aug. 1499. Folio.


Collation: a–l8 m–o6.

Types: Type: 94 G.

Leaves: 106 leaves, the last blank.

Line number: 38 lines and headline and foliation (a3r).

Type area: Type area: 180 (187) ×143 mm (a3r).

Illustrations: Woodcuts on a2v and c8v.

Remarks: Leaf a1v, (Privilege): ‘LVdouicus Maria Sfortia Anglus Dux Mediolani [et]c. Papie Angle | rieqƺ = “que” Comes . . . | (l. 13) Mediolani ſub fide noſtri ſigilli | xxviij. Iunij. M.cccc.lxxxxviiij. | B. Chalcus.'; a2r: ‘ILluſtriſſime princeps. [et] | excellentiſſime domine. | Poy che coſi diſpoſe la | prouidentia diuina . . .'; incipit and colophon transcribed by Sander.


ISTC: im00473000

Hain: HR 11045;

Goff: Goff M‑473;

Proctor: Pr 6003;

Others: Sander 4486; Sheppard 5023.

LCN: 14829332


Copy number: M-188(1)

Wanting the blank leaf o6.

Binding: Seventeenth-century sheep. Four ties lost, two from the outer margin and one each from the head and tail of both covers. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at tail of upper cover.

Size: 273 × 200 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 191 mm.

Provenance: Acquired by 1620; see James, Catalogus (1620), p. 375.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: P 7. 10 Th. (`10' printed on a small square label pasted on the outer edge); S 5. 7 Th. (`7' at the head of the spine and across the fore-edge).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.21.

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