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Bod-Inc: P-328

Pius II, Pont. Max.

Historia Bohemica.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius: Historia Bohemica. ‘Prefatio' [addressed to] Alphonsus V, King of Aragon and Sicily. Incipit: ‘[I]nteritura esse queque nascuntur . . .’ Aeneas Silvius, Opera, 81-2.

[a3v] Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius: Historia Bohemica. Incipit: ‘[B]ohemia in solo barbarico trans Danubium sita . . .’ Aeneas Silvius, Opera, 81-143; see also I. Opelt, ‘Studi sull’Historia Bohemica di Enea Silvio Piccolomini', in Pio II e la cultura del suo tempo. Atti del convegno internazionale - 1989, ed. L. Rotondi Secchi Tarugi (Milan, 1991), 293-9. See VL VII 634-69, at 657-8.


Imprint: Rome: Johannes Schurener, de Bopardia, and Johannes Nicolai Hanheymer, de Oppenheym, 10 Jan. 1475. 4°.


Collation: [a–e10 f–h8].


ISTC: ip00728000

Hain: HC *255;

Goff: Goff P‑728;


Proctor: Pr 3485;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑531; CIBN P‑423; Hillard 1639; Oates 1409; Pellechet 177; Sheppard 2791. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II.

LCN: 14017285


Copy number: P-328(1)

With the variant colophon, the name of the editor being added: ‘Fauente Impreſſioni huius operiſ domino Iohanne Aloi | ſio Tuſcano aduocato conſiſtoriali'; see Pellechet 177.

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and h8].

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, the spine coloured green and tooled in gilt, with the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Marbled-edged leaves, Buntpapier pastedowns, and green silk bookmark.

Size: 229 × 165 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 221 × 158 mm.

Manuscript foliation: 1-72 in a seventeenth/eighteenth-century hand; a slip containing a bibliographical description of this edition, in an eighteenth-century(?) Italian, is inserted in the book.

Provenance: Purchased for £2. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.34.

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