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Bod-Inc: A-275

Andrelinus, Publius Faustus



Analysis of Content

a2r Andrelinus, Publius Faustus: [Letter to] Thomas Custodia. Incipit: ‘[O]mnis mortales ea lege natos esse non ignoras, excellentissime Thoma, vt aliquando breuem hanc vitam tanquam vsuarium depositum reddituri sint . . .’ For the dedicatee see ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, 51 n. 1.

a3v Andrelinus, Publius Faustus: Elegiae. Dedicated to Guilelmus de Rupefortis. Incipit: ‘[P]rospera si faciles mutarunt sydera cursus.’ With argumenta preceding each elegy. See ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, 149-58. For the dedicatee see ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, 50 n. 6.

g1v [First colophon.]

g2r Andrelinus, Publius Faustus: [Letter to] Carolus Borra. Incipit: ‘[P]ostea quam diuinam illam poeticen dextro quidem omine auspicatus sum, nihil certe praestantius esse duxi quam incudendo poemate pro virili mea Publium Vergilium Maronem imitari . . .’ On the dedicatee see ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, 152 n. 1.

g2v Andrelinus, Publius Faustus: Tumultuarium opusculum. Dedicated to Carolus Borra. Incipit: ‘[N]escia sit quamuis vasti mea cymba profundi.’ See ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, 152. On the dedicatee see ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, 152 n. 1.

g7v [List of errata.]

g8r [Second colophon.]


Imprint: Paris: Guy Marchant, 3 Apr. 1494. 4°.


Collation: a–g8.


ISTC: ia00691500

GW: GW 1864;

Hain: H 1088;

Goff: Goff A‑691a;

Proctor: Pr 7989;

Others: Oates 2957; Sheppard 6208.

LCN: 14426924


Copy number: A-275(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century red morocco; on both covers double blind fillets form a border; on edges of boards a single fillet. On turn-ins two entwined wavy lines, gilt; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 207 × 139 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 132 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or, occasionally, faded blue, some in interlocked red and blue, or red with pale brown pen flourishing. Device partly coloured in pale brown.

Provenance: On c2r: ‘Carmel. Baccartheul(?) liber'. Purchased by Heber for £0. 14. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); stamp; see Catalogue, 9 (1836), lot 162 (here listed with the De fuga Balbi), sold for £0. 5. 0. Purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 14.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.16.

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