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Bod-Inc: P-436

Pontanus, Johannes Jovianus

Dialogi qui Charon et Antonius inscribuntur.


Analysis of Content

a2r Pontanus, Johannes Jovianus: Dialogi qui Charon et Antonius inscribuntur. ‘Dialogus qui Charon inscribitur. Minos Aeacus interlocutores.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]ui magistratum Aeace(!) gerunt iis nunquam sine negocio ocium esse debet . . .’ Explicit: balsama rami

f1r Pontanus, Johannes Jovianus: Dialogi qui Charon et Antonius inscribuntur. ‘Dialogus qui Antonius inscribitur. Hospes Siculus compater Neapolitanus.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uaenam quaeso bone ciuis Antoniana est porticus? . . .’ Explicit: nox occupat atra


Imprint: [Naples]: Mathias Moravus, 31 Jan. 1491. 4°.


Collation: a–m8 n10.


ISTC: ip00917000

Hain: HC *13258;

Goff: Goff P‑917;

BMC: BMC VI 865;

Proctor: Pr 6710;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑694; CIBN P‑565; Fava–Bresciano 146; Oates 2518; Sheppard 5444.

LCN: 14087832


Copy number: P-436(1)

Bound with:
1. Johannes Jovianus Pontanus, De fortitudine. De principe. Naples: Mathias Moravus, 15 Sept. 1490 (P‑437(1));
2. Johannes Jovianus Pontanus, De oboedientia. Naples: Mathias Moravus, 25 Oct. 1490 (P‑438).

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and n10.

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, the spine gold-tooled. Red-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns, and green silk bookmark.

Size: 202 × 160 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 196 × 143 mm.

At the beginning of each item, an epigraphic initial is supplied in blue within a square ground made of red pen-work decoration, which extends into the margin. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Johan Meerman (1753-1815); purchased at his sale, vol. II, p. 77, lot 222, for Fl. 72: see Books Purchased . . . at the Sale of M. Meerman, p. 19, with auction number on label at the head of the spine.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.31(3).

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