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Bod-Inc: M-222

Mirabilia Romae


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Mirabilia Romae. Incipit: ‘[M]urus ciuitatis habet trecentas sexaginta et vnam turres . . .’ Explicit: gladius intret in cor ipsorum See Ernst Trenkler, ‘Guide di Roma', Festsschrift Josef Stummvol, ed. Josef Mayerhöfer and Walter Ritzer, II, Museion, NS 2, 4/2 (Vienna, 1970), 752-7, at 753; VL VI 602-6, esp. 602-3 with reference to this and the Roman recension. BMC notes that this recension differs from the Roman one in various ways, including the presence of an additional final chapter entitled ‘Totile exaspiratio in seruos dei'.


Imprint: Treviso: G[erardus de Lisa, de] F[landria], 12 Apr. 1475. 4°.


Collation: [a10].


ISTC: im00590500

Hain: HC 11188;

BMC: BMC VI 884;

Proctor: Pr 6463;

Others: CIBN M‑368; Hillard 1385; Nine Robijntje Miedema, Die ‘Mirabilia Romae'. Untersuchungen zu ihrer Überlieferung mit Edition der deutschen und niederländischen Texte, Münchener Texte und Untersuchungen zur deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters, 108 (Tübingen, 1996), 179, no. *l 22; Pollak, Le guide di Roma, ed. Schudt, 361, no. 563; Rhodes, Treviso, no. 14; Sergio Rossetti, Rome. A Bibliography from the Invention of Printing through 1899: I: The Guide Books, Biblioteca di bibliografia italiana, 157 (Florence, 2000), 2 no. G‑020; Sheppard 5491. Microfiche: Unit 6: Image of the World, Travellers' Tales.

LCN: 14027841


Copy number: M-222(1)

Leaf [a10] repaired.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century half purple morocco; pink marbled paper boards.

Size: 204 × 146 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 199 × 142 mm.

Bibliographical notes in Italian in an eighteenth/nineteenth-century hand on the recto of the front endleaf.

Two- and three-line initials and paragraph marks supplied in red.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 88.

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