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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: Rufus, Sextus
Short Title: De historia Romana (1491)
Title: Sexti Ruffi uiri consularis Valentiano Augusto De historia Ro. [i.e. Romana] libellus incipit.
Imprint: Rome: per Eucharium Silber al[ia]s Franck, anno D[omi]ni 1491 mensis Augusti die xxiii.
Comments and Notes: Caption title, from incipit (leaf a1 verso). Caption title of prefatory letter (leaf a1 recto) reads: Angelus Tiphernas amplissimo d[omi]no Baptiste de Vrsinis Camer[a]e Apostolic[a]e clerico s.d. Edited by Angelus Tiphernas. Imprint extracted from colophon (leaf b4 recto). Leaves printed on both sides; 32 lines per page. Signatures: a6 b4. Final page (leaf b4 verso) is blank. Guide-letters. With: Vegetius Renatus, Flavius. [De re militari]. Flauii Vegetii, uiri illus., ad Valentinianum Augustum Epitoma institutorum rei militaris. [Rome : Eucharius Silber, 1487]. Bound together subsequent to publication. Bookplate: Ex libris Joh[ann]is Comitis de Kimberley. Provenance: From the library of Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, 1674-1722, with his shelf-mark, LL5:34; sold Nov. 1882. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner.
Smithsonian Call Number: U101 .V42 1487
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIR00357000-B
R-0357