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Bod-Inc: S-172

Septem Sapientes Romae

Historia septem sapientium Romae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r ‘Historia septem sapientum Romae'. Incipit: ‘[P]oncianus regnauit in urbe Roma prudens . . .’ See S‑170; Moldenhauer, ‘Verzeichnis der Drucke', 335 no. 7.


Imprint: Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 1490. 4°.


Collation: a–g6 h8.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: is00449000

Hain: HC 8725;

Goff: Goff S‑449;

BMC: BMC I 230;

Proctor: Pr 1083;

Others: Oates 558; Sheppard 821; Voulliéme, Köln, 587.

LCN: 14052714


Copy number: S-172(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled diced calf; pastedowns covered with a design of red and green stars.

Size: 192 × 133 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 182 × 122 mm.

A few cropped annotations in a sixteenth-century English hand.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 45.

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