Pius II, Pont. Max.
Epistolae in Pontificatu editae.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Pius II, Pont. Max.: Epistolae in Pontificatu editae. ‘Epistolae de conventu Mantuano'. Incipit: ‘[P]ius episcopus . . . Vocauit nos pius et misericors deus . . .’ See Haebler, ‘Die Drucke der Briefsammlungen', 139, and VL VII 634-69, at 640-1.
[*1r] ‘Tituli epistolarum'.
Imprint: Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 25 May 1473. Folio.
Collation: [a–f10 g4 h–p10 q12 r10 s14 *4].
Hain: H *168;
Goff: Goff P‑724;
BMC: BMC VI 709;
Proctor: Pr 5773;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑528; CIBN P‑406; Rhodes 1419; Sheppard 4834.
Copy number: P-325(1)
The setting of the first line on [*1r] as H, not as the misprinted BL copy. Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [*4].
Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, with marbled paper boards, bound for Kloß. Manuscript title along the upper edge.
Size: 285 × 205 × 43 mm.
Size of leaf: 275 × 193 mm.
Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in a sixteenth-century hand. Manuscript foliation in the lower right-hand corner of the rectos, in an early hand.
On [a2r] a six-line initial ‘P' is supplied in brown ink with pen-work decoration.
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 139; purchased for £0. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 1.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 2.29.
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