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Bod-Inc: M-224

Mirabilia Romae


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Mirabilia Romae. Incipit: ‘[M]urus vrbis habet trrcentas(!) sexaginta et vnam turres . . .’ Explicit: et est ecclesia fratrum minorum See M‑222.


Imprint: [Rome: Johann Besicken and Sigismundus Mayer, c.1495]. 8°.


Collation: [a8].

Types: Type: 71 G. Lombard M.

Leaves: 8 leaves.

Line number: 29 lines ([a4v]).

Type area: Type area: 104 ×61 mm ([a4v]).

Illustrations: Woodcut of Rhea Silvia, and the wolf suckling Romulus and Remus on [a1v].

Remarks: Leaf [a1v] [woodcut, Rhea Silvia]. [a2r]: ‘Mirabilia Romane vrbis | MVrus vrbis habet trrcentas ſe- | xaginta [et] vnam turres . . .'; [a8v], l. 22: ‘[et] eſt eccleſia fratrum mino: | Finiūt mirabilia vrbis:'.


ISTC: im00592500

Proctor: Pr 3985;

Others: Miedema 189, no. l 64; not in Pollak, Le guide di Roma; not in Rossetti, Rome: I: The Guide Books; Sheppard 3169.

LCN: 14027819


Copy number: M-224(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) half purple morocco; marbled paper boards and pastedowns.

Size: 135 × 98 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 130 × 90 mm.

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

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Douce 6.

SHELFMARK: Douce 32.

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