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Mirabilia Romae


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a1v] Mirabilia Romae. Incipit: ‘[M]urus urbis Rome habet rrecentas(!) sexaginta et unam turres . . .’ Explicit: et est ecclesia fratrum minorum See M‑222.


Imprint: [Rome: Marcellus Silber, not before 1510]. 8°.

Remarks: As assigned and dated by ISTC, from IGI (which originally assigned to [Eucharius Silber] and dated [c.1498]); Sheppard assigns to [Eucharius Silber] and dates [c.1500].


Collation: [a8].

Types: Types: 146 G, title; 84 R.

Leaves: 8 leaves.

Line number: 24 lines ([a2r]).

Type area: Type area: 102 ×75 mm (a2r]).

Illustrations: Woodcut on [a1r] showing Rhea Silvia, and the wolf suckling Romulus and Remus.

Remarks: Leaf [a1r]: ‘Mirabilia Rome.' [Woodcut]; [a1v]: ‘¶Mirabilia urbis Rome. | MVrus urbis Rome habet rrecētas ſexagin | ta . . .'; [a8r], l. 22: ‘eſt eccleſia fratrum Mino. | ¶Deo gratias.’


ISTC: im00593850

Hain: R, Supplement, 130;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: IGI 6484; Miedema 198, no. *l 110; not in Pollak, Le guide di Roma; Rossetti, Rome: I: The Guide Books, 18 no. G‑178; Sander 4604, pl. 782; Sheppard 3107.

LCN: 14027773


Copy number: (M-227)(1)

Bound with A‑269; see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 133 × 98 mm.

Provenance: John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 71 listing theology books in quarto: ‘Mirabilia Romae cum modo confitendi et conjurationis spiritum'; MS. Selden Supra 111, fol. 23r mentions ‘Antichita della citta di Roma. 8°'. Presented in 1659.

SHELFMARK: 8° M 40(1) Th. Seld.

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