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Introduction to the SIL Incunabula CollectionExplore the Incunabula CollectionVisit the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology

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Author: Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?
Short Title: De consuetudinibus et conditionibus orientalium regionum (1483)
Title: [De consuetudinibus et condicionibus orientalium regionum]
Imprint: Gouda: [Gerard Leeu, between 1483 and 1485]
Comments and Notes: Dated from HPT. Goff dated 1483-85. Often found with Ludolphus de Suchen (Goff L364) and Sir John Mandeville (Goff M160). Translated from the Franco-Italian by F. Pipino. Title extracted from incipit (leaf a1 recto), which reads: In nomine D[omi]ni N[ost]ri Ih[es]u [Christ]i filij Dei viui et veri amen. Incipit p[ro]logus i[n] libro d[omi]ni Marci Pauli de Venecijs De co[n]suetudinibus et co[n]dicionibus orientaliu[m] regionu[m]. Colophon (leaf k6 recto) reads: Explicit liber d[omi]ni Marci de Venecijs Deo gracias. Imprint from Goff; most of the bibliographies cited below have Gouda as the place of publication for this edition, but Polain and NUC Pre-1956, v. 464, p. 371, name Antwerp instead. Signatures: a-h8 i4 k6. Leaves printed on both sides; 32-33 lines per page. Spaces left for initials. Final p. is blank. With: Mandeville, John, Sir. [Itinerarium]. [Gouda : Gerard Leeu, between 1483 and 1485]. Probably bound together subsequent to publication. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Rubricated vellum waste leaves (from an unidentified Latin ms. of the Confessions of St. Augustine?) used for front and back endpapers. Old blind-stamped full leather binding; raised bands; re-backed; metal clasp wanting. In modern drop-back box.
Smithsonian Call Number: G370 .M2 1483
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIP00902000-B
P-0902