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Bod-Inc: R-138

Romanus, Jacobus

Congratulatio pro patria.


Analysis of Content

Subject: current affairs

[a2r] Romanus, Jacobus: Congratulatio pro patria [addressed to] Nicolaus Tronus, Doge of Venice. ‘Iacobi Romani utriusque iuris doc. ac equitis Brixiensis’ Incipit: ‘[G]ravissimi moeroris qui nostro iam pectori insidere coeperat, illustrissime partim rerum novarum timore, partim crassante improborum ...’ [b6v] Explicit: ‘... Id omne ad res gerendas Imperii tibi ac populo Veneto polliceor ac devoveo. Laus Deo. | Finis.’

[b6v] Colophon: ‘Impressum per magistrum Florentinum de Argentina .M.CCCC.LXXII. die vero .XX. mensis Marcii.’


Imprint: [Venice] Florentius de Argentina 20 Mar. 1472. 4°.

Secundo folio: [a2r] neque de Imperio timere licebit. Haec mens


Collation: [a8 b6].

Remarks: Spaces left blank for initials, without printed guide letters.


ISTC: ir00317000

Hain: H *13963;

Goff: Goff R‑317;

BMC: BMC V 204;

Proctor: Pr 4207;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑264; CIBN R‑215; Oates 1684; Sheppard 3380.

LCN: 14028544


Copy number: R-138(1)

Sheet [a4.5] is bound after [b3], a mistake already noted and indicated in brown ink by a sixteenth-century Italian reader.

Binding: Nineteenth-century brown cloth. Blue-edged leaves.

Size: 193 × 140 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 187 × 131 mm.

‘3' in pencil on [a1r]. A few textual corrections in the hand of the early reader.

Provenance: Purchased from Thomas Thorpe, Catalogue (1830), part III no. 11384, for £0. 7. 0: see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 156, and Books Purchased (1830), 20.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 1.13.

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