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Bod-Inc: W-018

Wimpfeling, Jacobus

Oratio quaerulosa contra invasores sacerdotum.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Wimpfeling, Jacobus]: Oratio quaerulosa contra invasores sacerdotum. ‘Flaminum vatum sacerdotum gymnosophistarum philosophorum druidum in testipremos conquestio' [addressed to] Alexander [VI], Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘Si unquam, beatissime maximeque pontifex Alexander, opus fuit auxilio . . .’ Explicit: quos neque maximi quidem

a7v [Wimpfeling, Jacobus(?): Verse.] Incipit: ‘Imperatores ausi fuerunt unquam diiudicare | Impie tu latro quem certe lamia tygris'; 14 lines of verse.


Imprint: [Speier: Conrad Hist, c.1495]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard and BSB‑Ink.


Collation: a8.


ISTC: iw00044000

Hain: H *16193;

Goff: Goff W‑44;

BMC: BMC II 507;

Proctor: Pr 2445;

Others: BSB‑Ink W‑72; Engel–Stalla col. 1667; Sheppard 1756.

LCN: 14766002


Copy number: W-018(1)

The title-page, a1, backed; leaves a2-4 overlaid with vegetal tissue; leaves a4-8 show signs of water damage.

Binding: Nineteenth-century purple cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 197 × 142 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 184 × 126 mm.

Cropped early marginal annotations in black ink in a German hand, including crossing out in the text and ‘nota' marks.

Provenance: Purchased in 1884; see unsigned pencil note in the hand of Falconer Madan on a1r.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.68.

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