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Bod-Inc: A-497

Augurellus, Johannes Aurelius



Analysis of Content

a2r Augurellus, Johannes Aurelius: Carmina [first book.] Dedicated to Pandolphus V Malatesta, signore di Rimini, and others. Incipit: ‘[I]llustris ueterum progenies ducum | Auctura Italicum militiae decus'; asclepiads. See Pavanello 249-50 on this edition, including a collation of the texts of this edition against the 1505 Aldine.


Imprint: Verona: [Printer of Augurellus (Christophorus de Montagu)], 5 July 1491. 4°.

Remarks: On the identity of the printer see D. E. Rhodes, ‘Due nuovi incunaboli: uno senese, uno veronese', Bibliofilia, 88 (1986), 185-8, at 187-8.


Collation: a–d8 e6.

Illustrations: On a1v a woodcut depicting a lyra viol.


ISTC: ia01214000

GW: GW 2861;

Hain: HC 1943;

Goff: Goff A‑1214;


Proctor: Pr 6924;

Others: CIBN A‑668; Sander 667; Sheppard 5710.

LCN: 13979492


Copy number: A-497(1)

Binding: Parchment; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 196 × 151 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 141 mm.

Occasional interlinear notes in small capitals; in the same sixteenth-century hand, carmen IV from the Liber iambicus by Johannes Aurelius Augurellus has been added on the endleaf following e6, incipit: ‘Quid non sub almo iam decebit principe | sperare vos omnes bonos': see the edition from Venice: Aldus Manutius, Apr. 1505 [Auct. 2R 7.30], p8r–v.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1854), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.6.

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