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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: Pius II, Pope, 1405-1464
Short Title: Historia rerum ubique gestarum (1477)
Title: Pii II Pontificis Maximi Historia rerum ubique gestarum : cum locorum descriptione non finita Asia Minor ....
Imprint: Venice: [Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1477]
Comments and Notes: First part only of an unfinished work; primarily deals with the ancient history of Asia Minor. Title from incipit (leaf a2 recto). Imprint from Goff. Colophon (leaf l10 recto) reads: Pii ii Ponti. Maximi Historiae rerum ubiq[ue] gestaru[m] prima pars finitur: & impressioni Venetiis dedita, per Iohannem de Colonia sociumq[ue] eius Iohannem Manthen de Gherretzem anno millesimo cccclxxvii. Signatures: a-f10 g-h8 i-l10. Leaves printed on both sides; 34-35 lines per page. Leaf a1 is blank; wanting in Dibner Library copy. Guide-letters. Leaf k1 missigned as l1. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Signature on front free endpaper: Antonio Orsetti. Old ms. annotations; some affected by cropped margins. Bookseller's catalog description of this ed. pasted on front free endpaper. Old limp vellum binding; ties lacking; title inked on spine. In modern portfolio.
Smithsonian Call Number: DS155 .P69 1477
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIP00730000-B
P-0730