Pauli Orosii uiri doctissimi historiarum initium ad Aurelium Augustinum.

Accession number: 
PML 46898.2
Orosius, Paulus.
Impressi Venetiis: opera & expensis Octaviani scoti Modoetiensis, Anno ab incarnatione domini .M.cccc.lxxxiii. Tertio Kalends sextilis [30 July 1483].
[78] leaves ; 32 cm. (fol.)

Title from caption (leaf a2r).
Imprint from colophon (leaf n4r): Pauli Orosii viri clarissimi Ad Aurelium Augustinum episcopum & doctorem eximiu[m] libri septimi ac ultimi Finis. Impressi Venetiis: opera & expensis Octaviani scoti Modoetiensis. Anno ab incarnatione domini .M.cccc.lxxxiii. Tertio Kalends sextilis. Ioanne Mocenico inclito Venetiarum duce.
Printed in type 6:106R.
Collation: a⁸ b-m⁶ n⁴: 78 leaves, leaf a1 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
Incipit (leaf a2r): Pauli Orosii doctissimi historiarum initium ad Aurelium Agusutinum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 30 x 20.6 cm

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Title from ISTC: Historiae adversus paganos


Hand decoration: Rubricated, alternating red and blue lombards and paragraph marks (consistent through both works). Annotations: Marginal notes and foliation by Münzer (consistent through both works).

Hieronymus Münzer, ownership inscription: Hic liber est mei Hieronimi Monetarii de Feltkirchen arcium liberalium magistri medicineque doctoris quem mihi procuram ex Venetiis ad Nurembergam anno salutis 1486, and table of contents, 1486 (front pastedown); his collection was acquired by the Princes of Dietrichstein (Moravia) in the 18th century; Bibliothek Alexander Fürst Dietrichstein sale, Lucerne, Nov. 21, 1933; former collection mark: 213 (in red crayon) I, III, 4 (in blue crayon) (front pastedown and leaf A1r); Charles S. Ascherson (d. 1945), book plate (front pastedown); library purchased by Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., collation note (rear pastedown); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., June 1955.