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Bod-Inc: P-331

Pius II, Pont. Max.

In Europam (ed. Michael Christian).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Cristan (Christian), Michael: [Letter addressed to] Otto ‘ex comitibus in Sunnenberg' (i.e. von Sonnenberg), Bishop of Constance. Incipit: ‘Perlustranti mihi colendissime presul . . .’

a2r Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius: In Europam. [Preface addressed to] Antonius [de la Cerda], Cardinal of Lérida. Incipit: ‘Podograntem me nuper et artheticis(!) doloribus . . .’

a2v Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius: In Europam. ‘De hiis que sub Cesare Friderico tertio per Germaniam gesta sunt'. Edited by Michael Christian. Incipit: ‘[Q]ue sub Friderico tertio eius nominis imperatore apud Europeos . . .’ Explicit: et arbiter esse videtur etc Aeneas Silvius, Opera, 387-471; see P‑330 and Casella 109 no. 2; for the use of Princeton, NJ, Scheide M158 as printer's copy for this edition see Ford, ‘Author's Autographs', no. 22.


Imprint: Memmingen: Albrecht Kunne, [not after Mar. 1491]. 4°.


Collation: a6 b–l8.


ISTC: ip00727000

Hain: HC *258;

Goff: Goff P‑727;

BMC: BMC II 605;

Proctor: Pr 2781;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑530; Oates 1232; Sack, Freiburg, 2891-2; Sheppard 2021. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II.

LCN: 14017304


Copy number: P-331(1)

Binding: Contemporary quarter calf over wooden boards, with a metal catch and remains of a clasp. Seventeenth-century manuscript title on a square paper label at head of the spine.

Size: 202 × 144 × 27 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 134 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting personal names, in a seventeenth-century hand.

Provenance: Roggenburg, Swabia, Premonstratensians, S. Maria; oval stamp on a1r: ‘Dem Kloster Roggenburg'. Anonymous sale (1832), lot 110 (Sheppard records lot 122). Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 364; Books Purchased (1832), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.23.

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