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Bod-Inc: P-329

Pius II, Pont. Max.

Historia Bohemica.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Piccolomini], Aeneas Sylvius: Historia Bohemica. ‘Prefacio' [addressed to] Alphonsus V, King of Aragon and Sicily. Incipit: ‘[I]nteritura esse quequam nascuntur . . .’ See P‑328.

a3r [Piccolomini], Aeneas Sylvius: Historia Bohemica. Incipit: ‘[B]ohemia in solo barbarico trans Danubium sita . . .’ See P‑328.

h6v ‘Registrum'.


Imprint: [Basel: Michael Furter?, c.1489]. 4°.

Remarks: As assigned by Goff. Pr assigns to [Johann Amerbach]. IGI dates [c.1500].


Collation: a–f8 g4 h8.


ISTC: ip00729000

Hain: HC Addenda, *254;

Goff: Goff P‑729;


Proctor: Pr 7626;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑532; IGI 7793; Oates 2835.5; Rhodes 1420; Sack, Freiburg, 2893; Sheppard 2538. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II.

LCN: 14017330


Copy number: P-329(1)

Wanting the blank leaf h8.

Binding: Paper wrappers, with ‘4o Ink. 160' printed on a square paper label at tail of the spine.

Size: 214 × 144 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 137 mm.

According to a list on a1r in a contemporary hand, previously bound as item 1 with six other tracts: ‘Tractatus Ba(?) de modo procedendi Bellial dictus; De arte et modo predicandi; Tractatus de salute corporum; Tractatus de salute anime; Regimen contra pestilentiam; De ritu et moribus Turcorum'. A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, pointing hands, and ‘nota' marks in the same early German hand.

Initials and chapter heading underlining are supplied in red; rubrication signed ‘Francisci' on a1r and dated 1490 on a2r.

Provenance: ‘Collegij [ ] [ ]ij 1617'; inscription on a1r. Acquired in 1960 by exchange from Augsburg, Bavaria, Staats- und Stadtbibliothek, with an exchange value of DM 400; see ‘Bodley's American Friends', BLR 6,6 (1961), 643.

SHELFMARK: Don. e.546.

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