De sacerdotio salvatoris nostri Jesu Christi.

Accession number: 
PML 127665
Filelfo, Francesco, 1398-1481.
[Milan] : [Johannes Antonius de Honate], [about 1480?]; [Bonus Accursius], [1478-80]
[14] leaves ; 21 cm. (4to)
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Purchased on the Lathrop C. Harper Fund, 1994.

Title and imprint from ISTC.
Printed in type Honate's type 1:107/108R (Haebler 118/119) or Accursius's type 1:119R. PML measures 120.
Madsen assigned to Honate, L.A. Sheppard in The Library, ser. IV, 16 (1935), p.11, to Bonus Accursius. Assigned to Florence and dated about 1479 by Reichling.
Collation: A⁸ B⁴: 14 leaves, leaf A1 blank, leaf A2 signed A1, etc.
Paper format: Chancery quarto.
A translation by Philelphus of a passage in Suidas.
Edited by Bonus Accursius, with introductory letter (leaves [1]/2r-v).
PML copy leaf dimensions: 20.1 x 14.1 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: A1 (blank), perhaps bound in at end.

18th-century German half marbled sheepskin, with marbled sides, over paper boards (21 x 15 cm.), sewn on 4 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves.

Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: Contemporary German inscriptions: "Johannes Dei gratia Sancte Treuerensis Archep[iscopu]s," "Johannes Dei gratia Sancte treuerensis in Domino salutem," and "Salutem plurimam in christo" (rear fly leaf); likely a reference to Johann II von Baden, archbishop of Trier (1456-1503).

15th/early-16th century German marginial and inscriptions; previously part of a Sammelband: incised foliation beginning at 95 on leaf A2r; Georg Kloss (1787-1854), bookplate (front pastedown) and bibliographic notes (front pastedown); Kloss sale, Sotheby's, 7 May 1835, lot 2819; Frederick Ferris Thompson (1836-1899), of Sonnenberg, Canandaigua, N.Y., bookplate (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Joseph Felcone on the Lathrop C. Harper Fund, Sept. 1994.