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Bod-Inc: P-181

Petrus Antonius Viterbiensis

Oratio ad ducem et senatum Venetum.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Petrus Antonius Viterbiensis: Oratio ad ducem et senatum Venetum. Incipit: ‘Si hoc ita adeo optimo maximo datum erat, serenissime princeps ac patres ornatissimi . . .’ Explicit: porificiatis eternam. Dixi; Sermones plures=Kaeppeli III no. 3204


Imprint: Venice: Georgius Arrivabenus and Paganinus de Paganinis, [c.1486]. 8°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard and Hillard: the chapter general of the Dominicans, at which this speech was delivered, was held at Venice in June 1486 (for this chapter general see J. Quétif and J. Echard, Scriptores ordinis Praedicatorum, I (Paris, 1719), p. xix, no. 184).


Collation: [a8].

Types: Type: 68 G. Lombards.

Leaves: 8 leaves, the first and last blank.

Line number: 35 lines ([a2v]).

Type area: Type area: 119 ×75 mm ([a2v]).


ISTC: ip00445500

Hain: R 1104;

Proctor: Pr 4911;

Others: CIBN P‑211; Hillard 1561; Sheppard 4016.


Copy number: P-181(1)

Boxed with A‑212; see there for details of acquisition.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blue paper wrappers.

Size: 191 × 135 × 2 mm.

Size of leaf: 183 × 122 mm.

Early manuscript signatures.

Provenance: Romigius, ‘duumvir', Schwäbisch-Hall, 1811; inscription on the outside of the upper cover: ‘Donum viri prænobilissimi Romigii Duumviri Halensis. April 1811.' Friedrich David Gräter (1768-1830); note by Kloß on the outside of the upper cover: ‘Manu autographo ill[ustrissimi] Gräteri Sueo-hallensis Rectoris.' Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); sale (1835), part of lot 2768 (‘Orationes variae').

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.1(23).

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