Pius II, Pont. Max.
De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] [Piccolomini], Aeneas Sylvius: [Letter addressed to] Kaspar Schlick. ed. Morrall 71-5.
[a2r] [Piccolomini], Aeneas Sylvius: [Letter addressed to] Marianus Sozzinus. ed. Wolkan I no. 152; Morrall 77-9.
[a3v] [Piccolomini], Aeneas Sylvius: De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia [dedicated to] Marianus Sozzinus. ‘Hystoria de duobus amantibus'. Dated Vienna, 3 July 1444. ed. Morrall 81-177; see also Morrall, ‘Historia de duobus amantibus’, 220 no. 18.
Imprint: [Cologne: Printer of the ‘Dialogus Salomonis et Marcolphi', 1480]. 4°.
Collation: [a–c8 d6 e4].
Hain: H *215;
Goff: Goff P‑677;
Proctor: Pr 1258;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑537; Sheppard 935; Voulliéme, Köln, 948.
Copy number: P-304(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century half parchment over brown pastedoards, with red-edged leaves.
Size: 200 × 143 × 12 mm.
Size of leaf: 192 × 134 mm.
Corrections to the text are provided in red and in brown ink in a contemporary German hand; the same hand also translated parts into German and commented, in German, on the text.
On [a1r] a four-line initial ‘M' is supplied in red and blue; on the inner margin a crude drawing of a vase with flowers in watercolour. Other initials are supplied in red or blue. Capitals touched with green wash on [a1r], some capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; on [a1r] duplicate stamp of ‘Bibliotheca Regia Monacensis' and ‘Dupl' in pencil. Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 104.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.29.
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