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Bod-Inc: M-221

Mirabilia Puteolorum (ed. Franciscus Griffolinus and Arnaldus de Bruxella)


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Griffolinus] Aretinus, Franciscus: [Letter addressed to] Pius II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[E]uoluenti mihi quedam librorum volumina, Pie pontifex maxime, et animum laxandi gratia . . .’ Explicit: iniuriam arbitratus sum

[a3r] [Introduction noting the additions made by Franciscus Griffolinus.] Incipit: ‘Et quia post editionem libelli per dictum Franciscum . . .’

[a3v] ‘Regule seruande per volentem ire ad balnea'. [Edited by Franciscus Griffolinus.] Incipit: ‘Cum ad balnea veneris, dimitte turbationes et iras animi . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 279.

[a4v] Mirabilia Puteolorum. [Edited by Franciscus Griffolinus and Arnaldus de Bruxella.] Incipit: ‘[S]udatorium Putheolos a Neapoli petens cum medium . . .’ Explicit: que addi potuissent Franciscus' role as editor is recorded in the introductory note; Arnaldus is named as editor in the colophon.

[f3r] [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Naples: Arnaldus de Bruxella, 31 Dec. 1475. 8°.


Collation: [a–e8 f6].


ISTC: im00590000

Hain: HR 6585;

Goff: Goff M‑590;

BMC: BMC VI 858;

Proctor: Pr 6690;

Others: Fava–Bresciano 92; Osler, IM 89; Rhodes 1486; Sheppard 5426. Microfiche: Unit 13: Medical Incunabula: Part III.

LCN: 14089522


Copy number: M-221(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [f6].

Binding: Seventeenth-century(?) parchment.

Size: 171 × 129 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 170 × 123 mm.

Irregular manuscript foliation: 1-40, with 38-9 repeated.

Two- to four-line initials and occasional paragraph marks supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Carlo di Martino (sixteenth century?); inscription on [a2r]: ‘Vtitur R[euerendus] P. F. Carolus de Martino. lect.' Dr Peters (seventeenth century?); name on the outside of the lower cover. Thomas Thorpe; Catalogue (1832), no. 1460. Purchased from Thorpe for £1. 11. 6; see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 345, and Books Purchased (1832), 19.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.21.

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