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Bod-Inc: W-021

Wimpina, Conradus

Epitoma bellorum Alberti Saxoniae ducis.


Analysis of Content

AA1r [Title-page.]

AA1r [Verse.] Negwer 202.

AA1v Wimpina, Conradus: [Letter addressed to] Georgius, Duke of Saxony. Incipit: ‘[N]emo ambigit, illustrissime princeps, ingenuum gratie tue pientissimum genitorem . . .’ Explicit: longos in annos

AA2r Wimpina, Conradus: Epitoma bellorum Alberti Saxoniae ducis. Incipit: ‘[S]axonicos reuocare duces conabor auitos | Mauortes Misena domus quos inclita prodit'. On this work see Negwer 41-4. There are printed marginal annotations; and each section of the ‘Epitoma' is preceeded by a short introduction in prose.

KK4r Wimpina, Conradus: [Epilogue addressed to] Georgius, Duke of Saxony. Incipit: ‘Habet illustris magnificentia tua, serenissime princeps, peculiari stilo . . .’

KK4r [Author's colophon.]

KK4v [Wimpina, Conradus]: ‘Destinacio operis' [addressed to] Georgius, Duke of Saxony. Incipit: ‘[O] ducis Alberti soboles venerata Georgi | Si vacat hoc placido carmen complectere vultus'; 85 hexameters.

KK6r ‘Correctorium quorundam celeritate et incuria editionis impressorie neglectorum'. Incipit: ‘Folio. AA iii heus pro heu . . .’

KK6r [Printer's colophon.]


Imprint: Leipzig: Wolfgang Stöckel, 1497. 4°.


Collation: AA–FF6 GG4 HH–KK6.

Illustrations: Woodcut on AA1r: see Schramm.


ISTC: iw00053000

Hain: HC 16203;

Goff: Goff W‑53;


Proctor: Pr 3058;

Others: BSB‑Ink W‑83; Negwer 202, no. 6; Schramm XIII p. 5 (second pagination); Schreiber V 5484; Sheppard 2158.

LCN: 14765993


Copy number: W-021(1)

Formerly part of a ‘Sammelband'; for details of provenance and acquisition see D‑033.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half black morocco over blue cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library; red-edged leaves; a leather index tab on KK6.

Size: 208 × 157 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 146 mm.

Copious early marginal and interlinear notes, mostly in one small German hand, including comments on the text and underlining in black ink.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.21.

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