Compendiosa historia Hispanica.

Accession number: 
PML 22599
Sánchez de Arévalo, Rodrigo, 1404-1470.
[Rome] : Ulrich Han (Udalricus Gallus), [not after 4 October 1470]
[186] leaves ; 29 x 21 cm. (4to)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1925.

Title from incipit (leaf [3]/1r): Incipit compendiosa historia hispanica.
Colophon (leaf [15]/12r): De mandato .R.P.D. Roderici Episcopi Palentini auctoris huius libri. Ego Udlaricus Gallus sine calamo aut pennis eundem librum impressi.
Printed in type 4*:109R.
Collation: [1⁸ 2⁶; 3-14¹⁰ 15¹²]: 186 leaves, leaf [2]/6 blank.
Paper format: Royal quarto
Incipits to each part printed in red.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.8 x 19.4 cm.

Modern quarter red sheepskin over boards (29 x 21 cm.), sewn on 4 supports by Duprez-Lahey. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; plain endbands; speckled edges.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, red initials. Annotations: 16th-century(?) Latin marginal notations throughout, some stained from possible bleaching attempt, and headlines. Manuscript alpha-numeric quire signatures in bottom center margin, mostly trimmed, 18th/19th century(?).

Unidentified manuscript initials: + E.S. (front fly leaf recto); Eduardo Gutierrez, Pro. of Sevilla, blue ink stamp (front fly leaf recto); E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., cat. VI, no. 49; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Goldschmidt, March 1925.