London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
CAVICEUS, Jacobus (1443-1511). Sex urbium dicta ad Maximilianum Romanorum regem. [Venice: Bernardinus Benalius, after 16 March 1491.]
Chancery 4° (212 x 143mm). Roman type, with the final blank, woodcut initial. (A few inkstains on first page, the date at the end almost scratched out.) Modern boards.
'This tract consists of allocutions supposed to be addressed by the cities of Babylon, Troy, Byzantium, Carthage, and Rome to Maximilian on the occasion of his victory over the Hungarians at Stuhlweissenburg (Alba Regia) in November, 1490' (BMC). HC 4805*; BMC VII, 1146; GW 6433; Goff C-355.
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