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Bod-Inc: P-243


Epistolae [Latin] (trans. Franciscus Griffolinus Aretinus).


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Griffolinus] Aretinus, Franciscus: ‘Proemium' [addressed to] Malatesta Novellus. Incipit: ‘[V]ellem Malatesta Nouelle princeps illustris tantam mihi dicendi facultatem dari . . .’

[a3v] Phalaris [pseudo-]: Epistolae. Translated by Franciscus Griffolinus Aretinus. ‘Phalaris Alciboo'. Incipit: ‘[P]olicletus Messenius quem proditionis apud ciues . . .’ See P‑240.

[f8r] [Griffolinus Aretinus, Franciscus: Dedication of the translation of four further letters to] Alphonsus I (V), king of Aragon. Incipit: ‘[Q]uattuor Phalaridis epistolas quas nuper in alio libello inuentas . . .’ See P‑240.

[f9v] [Griffolinus] Aretinus, Franciscus: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Pellatus Patavinus. Incipit: ‘[S]cripsisti ad me Francisce Patauine uir eximie . . .’


Imprint: [Venice: Printer of Duns Scotus, ‘Quaestiones', c.1472]. 4°.


Collation: [a–e8 f10].


ISTC: ip00549000

Hain: HC *12877;

Goff: Goff P‑549;

BMC: BMC V 212;

Proctor: Pr 6790;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑412; CIBN P‑287; Sheppard 3406.

LCN: 14490640


Copy number: P-243(1)

Bound with A‑605; see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 134 mm.

A few interlinear notes, mainly providing corrections to the text, and a few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early hand. Early signatures in red ink partially visible.

Initials are supplied in red or blue.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.3(7).

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