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PML 22600
Campano, Giannantonio, Bishop, 1429-1477.
Rome : Eucharius Silber, for Michael Fernus, 31 October 1495.
[16, 50, 56, 82, 8, 60, 32] leaves : illus. (2 woodcuts) ; 32 x 22 cm (fol.)
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Purchased in 1925.

Collation: Part I: [1]⁶ [2]¹⁰: 16 leaves, signed II III and i-v, respectively; Part II: [1]² a-c⁸ d-e⁶ k-l⁶: 50 leaves; Part III: [1]² a⁸ b-d⁶ e⁴ f⁸ g-h⁶ i⁴: 56 leaves; Part IV: [1]⁶ a⁸ b⁶ c⁸ d⁶ e⁸ f⁶ g⁸ h-k⁶ l-m⁴: 82 leaves, quire [1] signed i-iii; Part V: a⁸: 8 leaves; Part VI: [1]² A¹⁰ B⁶ C⁸ D⁶ E⁸ F⁶ G⁸ H⁶: 60 leaves, A1 unsigned and A2 signed A1, etc.; Part VII: [A]⁸ B⁴ C⁶ D-F⁴ [G]²: 32 leaves.
Colophon (Part VII, leaf [G]/2v): Characteribus Venetis impressum Romae per Eucharium Silber alias Franck Unius ipsius Michaelis Ferni Mediolan[e]n[sis]. cura correctione & impensa. Anno christianae salutis .M.cccc.xcv. Pridie k[a]l[end]as Nove[m]bris. Omen accipite viri litterati quoniam in Vigilia Sanctorum Omnium expunctum. Sint gratiae d[omi]no.
Edited by Michael Fernus.
In seven parts.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy has a variant collation in Part VII: [1]⁴ [A]⁶, differing from GW, BMC, and Bod-inc. PML agrees with CambUL Inc.3.B.2.27[1287].
PML copy leaf dimensions: 30.5 x 21.2 cm
PML copy with Part II, quires k-l bound after Part III, quire i.
Printed in types 4:109R, 7:73G, 8:84R, and 11:146G.
Title from ISTC.

Contemporary Italian blind-tooled brown goatskin over wooden boards (32 x 22 cm), sewn on 3 supports. Corner and center bosses; 4 clasps, 2 wanting. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; plain endbands.

Hand decoration: No rubrication required. Annotations: Contemporary marginal notations throughout in several hands. Contemporary manuscript note on the death of Battista Sforza: "Baptista uxor Frederici Urbinatii d[??] obiit die 6 Julii an. 1472. Etas sua anno 27. ..." (Part III, leaf i4v); Campano also wrote Oratio funebris pro Baptista Sfortia which was printed in Cagli in 1476 (PML 77088), which is mentioned in the note. Fore-edge title: OPERA CAMPANI.

Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from E.P. Goldschmidt, March 1925.