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Bod-Inc: S-213

Simoneta, Bonifacius

Persecutionum christianarum historia.


Analysis of Content

a1r Dulcinius, Stephanus: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Baptista Ferrus. Incipit: ‘[C]um his diebus Brennate iconomus lectionis aliquid perquirerem . . .’ Dated Milan, 11 Jan. 1492.

a1v Dulcinius, Stephanus: [List of contents.] ‘Dulcinii breuiarium'. A list of contents precedes each book.

a2r Simoneta, Bonifacius: Persecutionum christianarum historia. ‘Persecutionum christianarum historia, pontificumque comentarios'. Incipit: ‘[O] uirtus infinita o Sydus pietatis . . .’

C8v [Colophon.]

C9r Biffus, Johannes: Carmen [addressed to] Bonifacius Simoneta. Incipit: ‘Si quid habes laeti praeses doctissime Cornu | Clara magistratus si stat tibi copia sacri'; 62 hexameters.


Imprint: Milan: Antonius Zarotus, [not before 11] Jan. 1492. Folio.


Collation: a–z & [con] [rum] A B8 C10.


ISTC: is00530000

Hain: HC 14750;

Goff: Goff S‑530;

BMC: BMC VI 722;

Proctor: Pr 5830;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑405; CIBN S‑277; Hillard 1855; Oates 2260; Sheppard 4877. Microfiche: Unit 4: Chronicles and Historiography: Part I, CH 87.

LCN: 14007408


Copy number: S-213(1)

Wanting the blank leaf C10.

Binding: Eighteenth-century parchment with manuscript title at the head of the spine; turquoise-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns; green silk bookmark.

Size: 345 × 245 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 339 × 229 mm.

On C8v a bibliographical note with reference to P. Orlandi, Origine e progressi della stampa (Bologna, 1722), in an eighteenth-century hand, dark brown ink. On C10v a contemporary note in light brown ink: ‘Quint. 26 C(?) [ ] 224 | [ ]os 29 -- 224'.

Provenance: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘III.L.g.7(?)': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 41 no. 24; sale, pt I, lot 5313. Purchased for £1. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1849), 44.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.29.

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