Ein Sendbrieff P. Aesquillij von dem tode Pauli des dritten Babsts dieses namens Jtem : was ihm nach seinem tode begegnet ist : mit zweien Vorreden.
- [Magdeburg : C. Rödinger, 1549]
 p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
- e,r- eren n.nd voso (3) 1549 (Q)
- Paul III, Pope, 1468-1549.
Papacy -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1600.
- Place of Publication:
- Germany Magdeburg.
- Pegg (IC) notes "P. Aesquillus" as the pseudonym of M. Flacius Illyricus.
VD 16 notes "P. Aesquillus" as the pseudonym of Pietro Paolo Vergerio.
Imprint from Pegg.
"Geben zu Rom / am xj. tag Nouemb. Anno/etc. M.D. XLIX.": P. .
BM STC German gives publication date of 1549; VD 16 gives publication date of 1550.
Leaf D4 is blank.
- Local notes:
- Penn Libraries Lea Library copy has the bookplate and autograph, dated 1885, of Henry Charles Lea.
Penn Libraries Lea Library copy imperfect: last leaf wanting.
Culture Class Collection copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 1958.
Penn Libraries Culture Class Collection copy has on front pastedown the bookplate of Gaspard Ernest Stroehlin (depicting his initials ("GES") and motto ("Mente Libera") and the word "Champel" (alluding to the execution site of Michael Servetus?) beneath an illustration of Jean Calvin preaching before the towers of St. Pierre Cathedral, Geneva) with the stamp of bookseller Alexander E. Seeligmüller on front pastedown.
Penn Libraries Culture Class Collection copy has bookplate of bookseller Alexander E. Seeligmüller on verso of front free endpaper.
Penn Libraries copy bound by Hans Asper of Geneva in full brown morocco; 5 raised bands on spine; French title ("Aesquillius Lettre sur a mort de Paul III") stamped in gold on spine; cover edges double-ruled in gold; gold-tooled turn-ins; marbled endpapers; gilt tops; binder's stamp on verso of front free endpaper.
Penn Libraries Culture Class Collection copy has 1 folded typescript sheet with biographical and bibliographical information pasted to blank leaf preceding title leaf.
- Penn Provenance:
- Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909 (autograph) (bookplate) (Lea copy)
Seeligmüller, Alexander E. (bookplate) (stamp) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Strœhlin, Ernest, 1844-1907 (bookplate) (Culture Class Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- Pegg (IC), 39
NUC Pre-1956 Imprints, v. 174, p. 428
BM STC German, 1455-1600, p. 7
VD 16 V667
- Aesquillius, Publius.
Rödinger, Christian, d. 1557, printer.
German Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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