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Α1r Prolegomena. Scholia in Apollonium Rhodium vetera, ed. C. Wendel (Berlin, 1935), 1-4. Following Wendel's numbering, the prolegomena occur in the order Aa, Ba, Bb, Ab. C is not included.
Α2r Apollonius Rhodius: ’ Τω̂ν Ἀργοναυτικω̂ν ’. Edited by Johannes Lascaris. Argonautiques, ed. F. Vian, 3 vols (Paris, 1974-81). On the editing see letter to Lascaris from Marcus Musurus, printed in Pausanius (Venice: Aldus, 1516), see Legrand, Bibl. hell., I 146.
Α2r Scholia vetera. Scholia in Apollonium Rhodium vetera, ed. Wendel. A compilation of scholia based on those by Lucillus, Sophocles, and Theon. The edition of the scholia is partly based on Florence, Biblioteca Laurenziana, MS. 31, 11. On the transmission: see C. Wendel, ‘Die Überlieferung der Scholien zu Apollonius von Rhodos', Abhandlungen der Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Philologisch-historische Klasse, 3rd Ser., 1 (Berlin, 1932), 18-21.
Imprint: Florence: [Laurentius (Francisci) de Alopa, Venetus], 1496. 4°.
Collation: α–θ Ι κ–φ8 χ4.
GW: GW 2271;
Hain: HC *1292;
Goff: Goff A‑924;
BMC: BMC VI 667;
Proctor: Pr 6407;
Others: BSB‑Ink A‑650; CIBN A‑478; Legrand, Bibl. hell., I 42; Oates 2439-40; Sheppard 5198-9; Rhodes 115.
Copy number: A-361(1)
Binding: Eighteenth-century English blind-tooled mottled calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 236 × 178 × 35 mm.
Size of leaf: 229 × 154 mm.
Provenance: Probably bequeathed to the Bodleian Library by Thomas Marshall (1621-1685) as indicated by its former Bodleian shelfmark, ‘Mar. 124'.
SHELFMARK: Auct. K 4.3.
Copy number: A-361(2)
Binding: French nineteenth-century blue morocco by Thibaron-Joly.
Size: 245 × 175 × 28 mm.
Size of leaf: 235 × 157 mm.
A running heading added in contemporary red ink numbers the books with Greek letters.
Provenance: Bought from Damascène Morgand on 14 Jan. 1892 for Fr. 159 by Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); bill kept with the book; Elenchus, no. 252. Bequeathed in 1914.
SHELFMARK: Byw. B 1.6
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