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Bod-Inc: A-277

Andrelinus, Publius Faustus



Analysis of Content

a2r Andrelinus, Publius Faustus: Livia. Dedicated to Guilelmus de Rupefortis. Incipit: ‘[H]orrida grandisonis alter canat arma cothurnis.’ ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, 272-449. For the dedicatee see ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, 50 n. 6.


Imprint: [Paris]: Félix Baligault, [not before 1495]. 4°.


Collation: a–h8.6 i8.

Remarks: Leaf i8v carries the blind impresssion of an astronomical illustration.


ISTC: ia00699000

GW: GW 1876;

Hain: HC 1085;

Goff: Goff A‑699;


Proctor: Pr 8276;

Others: CIBN A‑372; Hillard 128; Sheppard 6438.

LCN: 14426991


Copy number: A-277(1)

Bound with:
1. Publius Faustus Andrelinus, De Neapolitana victoria. [Paris]: Félix Baligault, [between 18 May 1497 and 30 Oct. 1499] (A‑278(1));
2. Robertus Gaguinus, Decertatio adversus Vincentium Bandellum de Castronovo de Mariae virginis conceptu. Paris: Félix Baligault, [c.1496] (G‑010);
3. Dominicus Mancinus, Carmen de passione Christi. Paris: Félix Baligault, [c.1495-6] (M‑048);
4. Baptista Mantuanus, In Robertum Severinatem panegyricum carmen. Paris: [Georg Wolf and Johann Philippi, for] E. J. and G. de Marnef and Jean Petit, 1497 (B‑037);
5. Publius Faustus Andrelinus, De moralibus et intellectualibus virtutibus. [Paris: Johann Philippi de Cruzenach, for] Jean Petit, [c.1497-8] (A‑280).

The last leaves of items 2, 3, and 6 all carry the blind impresssion of an astronomical illustration.

Binding: Seventeenth-century English limp parchment; 2 ties at fore-edges, now lost; yapp fore-edges; laced onto 4 supports; red-edged leaves; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 192 × 131 × 31 mm.

Size of leaf: 186 × 127 mm.

Provenance: On title of item 1, a sixteenth-century capital ‘R', associated with books donated by Lord Hunsdon. The whole volume given in 1601 by George Carey (1547-1603), 2nd Lord Hunsdon; see Benefactors' Register, I 9: ‘Faustus de Neapolitana victoria.4. Decertatio gaguini contra Vincent. 4. Mancinus de Passione Domini. 4. Mantuani Versus Encomiastici. 4. Faustus de Moralibus intellectualibusque virtutibus. 4. Liuia Eiusdem. 4.'; see James, Catalogus (1605), 321 which gives the same shelfmark for the volume as it has today: ‘Faustus de Neapol. victoria cum aliis in 4°. F1'; see Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 26.

SHELFMARK: 4° F 1(6) Art.

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