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Bod-Inc: P-299

Pius II, Pont. Max.

[Writ addressed to Adolphus, Count of Nassau, sanctioning his election to the see of Mainz with the date 21 Aug. 1461].


Analysis of Content

Printed side Pius II, Pont. Max.: [Writ addressed to] Adolphus, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein, Archbishop of Mainz. Incipit: ‘[P]ius Episcopus . . . Ad apostolice dignitatis apicem . . .’ Dated Tivoli, 21 Aug. 1461. Reproduced in J. Rosenthal, Katalog 92; Einblattdrucke (1931), no. 2 and pl. 1.; see also C. von Heusinger, ‘Die Einblattdrucke Adolfs von Nassau zur Mainzer Stiftsfehde', Gb Jb (1962), 341-52.


Imprint: [Mainz: Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, not before 21 Aug. 1461]. Broadside.



ISTC: ip00655000

Hain: CR 85;

Goff: Goff P‑655;

BMC: BMC I 21;

Proctor: Pr 73;

Others: de Ricci, Mayence, 72; E 1194; not in Sheppard. Microfiche: Unit 1: Mainz to 1480.

LCN: 14015734


Copy number: P-299(1)

Binding: Modern cloth folder.

Size: 315 × 410 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 300 × 402 mm.

Initial ‘P' supplied in brown ink. On the verso a bibliographical note in a seventeenth-century hand in black ink.

Provenance: Johannes Stube (fifteenth century); inscription in the lower margin: ‘Cop. collacionata per me Jo. Stube not.'; see von Heusinger 347-50. Jacques Rosenthal (1854-1937). Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); purchased from Jacques Rosenthal in 1947, for £275. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 95.1.

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