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|Genre/Form:||Illustrations (Layout features)
Vellum bindings (Binding)
Guidebooks Early works to 1800
Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Giles, of Rome Archbishop of Bourges; Andreas Fritag; Charles Fairfax Murray
|Notes:||Title from incipit on leaf [a3] recto.
Assigned to Andreas Freitag in BM 15th cent., IV, 144, and Goff M-596.
IGI VI 2788-A assigns this type to Freitag.
A printed date of 1485 on leaf [g4] verso and a rubricator's date of 1489 in the copy at the Universitäts- und Forschungsbibliothek Erfurt/Gotha provide the termini post and ante quem for the printing: see BM 15th cent., IV, 144.
Three full-page woodcut illustrations: Rea Silvia in prayer and Romolus and Remus with the she-wolf on leaf [a2] verso; the Veronica on leaf [c5] verso; the Veronica supported by angels above 3 shields on leaf [e1] verso.
Woodcut vignette with the imperial, papal and Roman arms, and papal tiara on leaf [a3] recto.
Spaces left blank for initials.
Signatures: [a-i⁸]. First and last leaves, [a1] and [i8], blank.
|Description:|| leaves : ills (woodcuts) ; 133 mm. (8vo)|
|Other Titles:||Mirabilia Romae.
Roma civitas sancta caput mundi
(Mirabilia Romae vel potius) Historia et descriptio urbis Romae et al.