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Bod-Inc: M-322

Montemagno, Bonaccursius de

Controversia de nobilitate.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a1v] Niavis, Paulus: [Letter addressed to] Erasmus [Stella?], priest of Chemnitz. Incipit: ‘Cum in ceteris illustrium scriptorum aut epistolis profutura fuerit . . .’ Explicit: esse immemorem. Vale The dedicatee is mentioned in another letter by Niavis; see Paulus Niavis, Epistole breues. Epistole mediocres. Epistole longiores, ed. Rand H. Johnson (Kalamazoo, Mich., 1995), 217.

[a2r] Montemagno, Bonaccursius de: Controversia de nobilitate. Incipit: ‘[A]pud maiores nostros sepenumero de nobiitate disputatum est . . .’ Explicit: sententia relinquitur See Arjo Vanderjagt, ‘Between Court Literature and Civic Rhetoric: Buonaccorso da Montemagno's Controversia de nobilitate’, in Courtly Literature - Culture and Context: Selected Papers from the 5th Triennial Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society, Dalfsen, The Netherlands, 9-16 August 1986, ed. Keith Busby and Erik Kooper, Utrecht Publications in General and Comparative Literature, 25 (Amsterdam, 1990), 561-72, with the references given there.


Imprint: [Leipzig: Conrad Kachelofen, c.1494]. 4°.

Remarks: As assigned by Oates and Sack, and as dated by Sack; Sheppard and BSB‑Ink assign to [Moritz Brandis] and date [1488, 89].


Collation: [a b6].

Types: Types: 151 G (152 G [BSB‑Ink]), title, headings; 88 G. Capital spaces.

Leaves: 12 leaves.

Line number: 34 lines ([a4r]).

Type area: Type area: 150 ×98 mm ([a4r]).

Remarks: Leaf [a1r], title: ‘Orationes Bonacurſi orato | ris clariſſimi de vera nobilita | te maḡ a virtute ꝙ̃ diuicijs orta'. [a1v]: ‘Paulus Niauis venerabili viro Eraſmo | Preſpitero artiūbaccalario benefitiato in kempnitz dn̄o . . . | ¶Cum in ceteris illuſtriū ſcripto . . .'; [a2r]: ‘Cōtrouerſia de nobilitate in Pub: | Corneliū Scipiōƺ [et] G. Flāmieū edita [per] egregiū oratorē | Bonacurſū de mōte magno ad guidontoniū montiſfere | ti Comitem foeliciter inctpit | [A]Pud maiores noſtros ſepenu= | mero de nobilitate . . .'; [b6v], l. 25: ‘ . . . In veſtra ſententia relinqui| Laus Deo'.


ISTC: im00846000

Hain: HR 3459;

Goff: Goff M‑846;

Proctor: Pr 2882;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑571; Oates 1274; Sack, Freiburg, 2504; Sheppard 2098.

LCN: 14512941


Copy number: M-322(1)

Bound with B‑073; see there for details of binding and acquisition.

Size of leaf: 198 × 135 mm.

Irregular early manuscript foliation: 212-22.

One- to three-line initials are supplied in red or blue; paragraph marks are supplied in red; underlining in red.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.88(2).

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