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Bod-Inc: B-024

Baptista Mantuanus



Analysis of Content

aa1r [Title-page.]

aa1r Buschius, Hermannus: ‘In Baptistam Mantuanum Carmelitam . . . epigramma'. Incipit: ‘Clarus Vlixee preco virtutis Homerus | Condidit errantem per duo lustra ratem'; 4 elegiac distichs.

aa1v Baptista Mantuanus: [Letter addressed to] Bernardus Bembus. Incipit: ‘Beatissime virginis et martyris Catharine vitam nuper Rome, dum tu apud Innocentium Pontificem Maximum pro republica tua splendidum oratoris munus . . .’

aa2r Baptista Mantuanus(?): ‘Argumentum'. Incipit: ‘Catharina virgo Egyptia Alexandrie nata . . .’

aa2v Baptista Mantuanus: Parthenice secunda sive Catharinaria dedicated to Bernardus Bembus. Incipit: ‘Costidis aggressi pugnam tormenta rotasque | Atque triumphato victricia bella tyranno'. See Edmondo Coccia, Le edizioni delle opere del Mantovano, Collectanea Bibliographica Carmelitana, 2 (Rome, 1960), 143.

gg6r Ceretus, Franciscus: ‘In inuidum lectorem carmen'. Incipit: ‘Inuide quid tantum iuuat excandescere lector | Et Rhodiis linguax ponere sacra focis'; 11 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Cologne: Apud praedicatores [i.e. Cornelis de Zierikzee], 1500. 4°.


Collation: aa bb6 cc4 dd–gg6.


ISTC: ib00051000

GW: GW 3243 t.2;

Hain: H *2360;

Goff: Goff B‑51;

BMC: BMC I 308 (part II);

Proctor: Pr 1493;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑51; Sheppard 1104; Voulliéme, Köln, 217.

LCN: 14124146


Copy number: B-024(1)

Parthenice secunda only.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 205 × 143 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 134 mm.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dpl' and ‘4432' in pencil on aa1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.58.

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