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Bod-Inc: W-019

Wimpfeling, Jacobus

Oratio quaerulosa contra invasores sacerdotum.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v [Wimpfeling, Jacobus]: Oratio quaerulosa contra invasores sacerdotum. ‘Flaminum vatum sacerdotum gymnosophistarum pilosophorum 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

A8r [Wimpfeling, Jacobus(?): Verse.] Incipit: ‘Imperatores ausi fuerunt unquam diiudicare | Impie tu latro quem certe lamia tygris'; 14 lines of verse.


Imprint: [Augsburg: Johann Froschauer, 1496]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink; Sheppard dates [c.1498-1500].


Collation: A8.


ISTC: iw00045000

Hain: H *16194 = 12027;

Goff: Goff W‑45;

BMC: BMC II 400;

Proctor: Pr 1848;

Others: BSB‑Ink W‑73; Oates 953; Sheppard 1376.


Copy number: W-019(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) paper boards.

Size: 190 × 135 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 184 × 130 mm.

Early note on A1r stating that Wimpfeling was the author of the work.

Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Puttick & Simpson; sale, 25 Jan. 1886, lot 968 (Sheppard), 969 (circular paper label at the head of the upper cover); apparently purchased at the sale for £0. 10. 0, but not identified in Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.60.

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