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Bod-Inc: P-258

Philelphus, Franciscus

Consolatio ad Jacobum Antonium Marcellum de obitu Valerii filii.


Analysis of Content

A1r Philelphus, Franciscus: Consolatio de obitu Valerii filii [addressed to] Jacobus Antonius Marcellus. Incipit: ‘[C]upienti mihi aliquid ad te scribere . . .’ Explicit: memoriam relinquas immortalem See R. Fabbri, ‘Le “Consolationes de obitu Valerii Marcelli” ed il Filelfo', in Miscellanea di studi in onore di Vittore Branca III. Umanesimo e rinascimento a Firenze e Venezia, 2 vols, Biblioteca dell'"Archivum Romanicum”, Serie I - Storia - Letteratura - Paleografia, 180 (Florence, 1983), III* 227-50.

G5r [Colophon.]


Imprint: [Milan: Philippus de Lavagnia], 1 Jan. 1475/6? Folio.

Remarks: Colophon reads ‘Impreſſum Romæ kalendis Ianuarii. Mcccclxxv.' Assigned to [Rome: Printer of Philelphus, ‘Consolatio'] by Pr and BMC IV, but reassigned to [Milan] by BMC VI.


Collation: A–E8 F–G6.


ISTC: ip00581000

Hain: HC *12960;

Goff: Goff P‑581;

BMC: BMC IV 63 = VI p. xxii = VI 703;

Proctor: Pr 3534;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑423; CIBN P‑308; Oates 2265; Sheppard 4808.

LCN: 14383623


Copy number: P-258(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß. The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 289 × 208 × 18 mm.

Size of leaf: 281 × 198 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and summarizing the text, in a contemporary hand.

On A1r a six-line initial ‘C' is supplied in red with red and brown pen-work decoration.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3118; purchased for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 22.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.16.

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