Ad sanctissimum patrem et dominum Pium Secundum Pont. Max. Blondi Flavii Forliuiensis in Triumphantis Romae libros.

Accession number: 
PML 22816
Author: 
Biondo Flavio, 1392-1463.
Description: 
[182] leaves ; 33 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1925.
Notes: 

1 column, 41 lines. Initial spaces, with guide letters. 1 woodcut initial (leaf e10v).
Imprint from colophon, leaf z4r: Finis. Hoc opus rectissime scriptum per Bartholomaeum Vercellensem bibliopolam Brixiae impressum fuit quam diligentissime anno a Christiana salute quadringentesimooctogesimosecundo supra millesimum Benedicto Priolo: Hunfredo Ivstiniano patriciis Venetis et urbis et agri Brixiana magistratibus per quam honestis ... Laus Deo.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29 x 20 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: [1]/2 (blank).
Printed in Bartholomaeus's type 1:113R.
Register of signatures leaf [1]/1v.
Signatures: [1]²; a-b¹⁰ c-l⁸ m⁶ n-o⁸ p⁶ q-y⁸ z⁴: 182 leaves, leaf [1]/2 blank.
Title from caption, leaf a1r.

Binding: 
17th/18th-century(?) Italian stiff vellum over paper boards (30.5 x 21 cm.), sewn on 3 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; plain endbands; sprinkled edges. Manuscript title and imprint on spine.
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Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: Contemporary marginal notations, in quires a-b and h only.

Provenance: 
Unidentified inscription: "1742. Neapoli [?] se[?] Pauli __ d 60" (leaf [1]/1r); unidentified (Neapolitan library?) shelf mark: 771, and manuscript title with fleuron (spine); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Tregaskis, Aug. 1925.
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