MARCHESINUS, Johannes (O.F.M., 15th century). Mammotrectus super Bibliam. Venice: Franciscus Renner de Heilbronn and Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1476.
Chancery 4° (210 x 155mm.). 223 leaves only (of 228, lacking first and final blanks and last 3 leaves of text). Types 2:75G (text), 3:150G (headings). Double column. 39 lines and headline. Seven-line initial I to Prologue inserted in purple green and blue on gold ground with extending decoration along upper and inner margin, 8-line initial F to St. Jerome's epistle in purple, green and dark blue on gold ground historiated in central margin, the foot of the leaf with blue roundel with the sacred initials within green laurel wreath with purple floral decorations, other initials in blue and red (dampstained, some inner margins strenthened, marginal wormholes in a some leaves, a few marginal tears). Contemporary blind-stamped Venetian goatskin with roll and small tools, front pastedown from an early 15th Century scholastic manuscript (somewhat wormed, rebacked with 18th-century calf rubbed). HCR 10557; BMC V, 194; Goff M-236; IGI 6145.