Title from incipit (leaf /3r): Platine historici liber de vita christi ac pontificum omniu[m].
Colophon (leaf /8r): Excellentissimi historici Platine in vitas summorum pontificum ad Sixtum .iiii. pontificem maximum preclaru[m] opus feliciter explicit: accurate castigatu[m] ac imp[r]esa Antonii koburger Nuremberge impressu[m] .iii. idus augusti consummatum. Anno salutis [christ]iane. M.cccclxxxi.
Printed in Koberger's types 4:160G (text) and 5:82G (headings).
Collation: [1¹⁰ 2-17⁶ 18⁸ 19⁶ 20⁸]: 128 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio
Collation of first 16 leaves in Cambridge and Bodley copies [a¹⁰b⁶] differs from BMC.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 31 x 21.5 cm.
Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: Some contemporary marginal notations, mainly in first part of book. Contemporary manuscript alpha-numeric quire signatures, foliation, manuscript title (leaf /1r) and note "20 stucke" (referring to number of quires?) (leaf /1r).