London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
MARCHESINUS, Johannes (b. c.1300). Mammotrectus super Bibliam. Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, 12 July 1492.
Chancery 8° (146 x 103mm). Gothic type, some initials supplied in red, a few woodcut and a few lombard initials, 4 lines printed in red on a1r. (Top margins cut close affecting some headlines, title and following 3 leaves a little stained.) 17th-century vellum, original front vellum end-leaf preserved. Provenance: Andrea de Borrinis, Franciscan of the Order of St. Anthony (16th-century ownership inscription on title) -- Julian Graevius?, also of the Order of St. Anthony -- [Massa Marittima?], St. Cerbone library (inscription).
H *10570; BMC V, 517; Goff M-252.
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