Accession number: 
PML 283
[Venice] : Vindelinus de Spira, [about 1472]
[181] leaves ; 30 x 21.5 cm (4to)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from ISTC.
Colophon (leaf [18]/10v): Raphael Zovenzonius Ister. Vindelino spyre[n]si ob eius incredibilem imprimendi solertiam. D.D. Consumatissimus ille martialis / Impressus digitis videlianis. / Hic est: hic lepidus facetiarum / Princeps: & salis attici: latinique. / Hunc hunc lector emas: tibi futurum / Pr[a]eclarum comitem domi forisque / Istri consilio tui poetae.
Printed in type 1:110R.
Dated from C.F. Bühler, in Humanisme actif: mélanges d'art et de littérature offerts à Julien Cain (Paris, 1968) II pp. 199-204 (CIBN). Dated about 1469-73 in Goff.
Collation: [1-4¹⁰ 5¹⁰(+10*: Nosti tempora) 6-18¹⁰]: 181 leaves.
Paper format: Royal quarto in half-sheets
Edited by Georgius Merula.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28.6 x 20 cm.

18th-century English black gilt-tooled morocco over heavy paper boards (30 x 21.5 cm), sewn on 5 supports. Marbled paper pastedowns and fly leaves with plain paper fly leaves; decorative endbands.

Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

Charles Spencer (1675-1722), third Earl of Sunderland, shelf mark: B 2: 45 (front endleaf verso); John Winston Spencer-Churchill (1822-1883), 7th Duke of Marlborough; Bibliotheca Sunderlandia sale, part III, Puttick & Simpson, 17 July 1882, lot 8108, to Quaritch: Sunderland Library Blenheim Palace bookplate, purchased July 1882 (front pastedown); Howel Wills (1854-?1901), shelfmark label (round frame with a string of pearls on a square perforated label with Greek key designs in corners): [faded] (front pastedown); Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (front pastedown) and bibliographical notes: No. 154, 8/5/96 and price code: re/-/- +com (front endleaf verso); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.