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Bod-Inc: M-225

Mirabilia Romae.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] Mirabilia Romae. Incipit: ‘[M]urus vrbis habet trecentas sexaginta et unam turres, propugnacula sex milia et nonaginta, et xxii militaria porticularia ...’ [a8v] Explicit: ‘... ubi nunc est ecclesia sancte Marie in Capitolio et ideo vocatur Sancta Maria Ara Celi et est ecclesia fratrum minorum.’ See M‑222.


Imprint: [Rome Eucharius Silber c. 1495] 8°.

Secundo folio: De portis tanstyberim (a2r)


Collation: [a8].

Remarks: Spaces left blank for initials, without printed guide letters.

Types: Type: 84 R.

Leaves: 8 leaves.

Line number: 24 lines ([a2r]).

Type area: Type area: 101 ×68 mm ([a2r]).

Illustrations: Woodcut on [a1r]: A floral and acanthus-leaf frame; in the upper right-hand corner ‘S. P. Q. R.'; within the frame a kneeling figure, perhaps of Roma.

Remarks: Leaf [a1r]. ¶ ‘Mirabilia Rome vrbis. | [M]Vrus vrbis habet trecēntas ſexaginta et | vnā turres. Propugnacula ſex milia [et] nonaginta. [et]. xxii miliaria proticula= | ria . . .'; [a8v]. ‘ . . . Et ideo vocatur | ſancta Maria ara celi [et] eſt eccleſia fratrum | minorum. | ¶ Finis'.


ISTC: im00592450

Hain: H *11180;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑404; Miedema 189, no. *l 66; Oates 1565; not in Pollak, Le guide di Roma; Rossetti, Rome: I: The Guide Books, 9 no. G‑092; Sander 4603; not in Sheppard.


Copy number: M-225(1)

Bound in a modern guard-book of fragments.

Wanting [a1].

Size of leaves: 136 × 97 mm.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834). Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce Fragm. b.1(35).

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