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Bod-Inc: B-028

Baptista Mantuanus

De suorum temporum calamitatibus.


Analysis of Content

AA1r [Title-page.]

AA2r Baptista Mantuanus: De suorum temporum calamitatibus. ‘De peccatis'. Dedicated to Cardinal Oliverius Carafa. See B‑027.

KK6v Ceretus, Franciscus: ‘Carmen' [dedicated to] Jacobus Maria de Lino. Incipit: ‘[L]ine, decus fidei, dentes cui Serra beatos | Alligat et ueteris pignus amoris habet'; 15 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Paris: Georg Wolf and Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 13 Mar. 1499/1500. 4°.


Collation: AA8 BB–II6 KK8.


ISTC: ib00095100

GW: GW 3254 (Anm.);

Hain: C 847;

Goff: Goff B‑94;

Others: Sheppard 6533.

LCN: 14124157


Copy number: B-028(1)

Bound with:
1. Baptista Mantuanus, Parthenice prima, sive Mariana. [Paris]: Georg Wolf or Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, [c.1499] (B‑034);
2. Baptista Mantuanus, Parthenice secunda, sive Catharinaria. [Paris: Georg Wolf and Thielman Kerver, for] Jean Petit, [c.1499] (B‑038);
4. Baptista Mantuanus, In Robertum Severinatem panegyricum carmen. [Paris: Georg Wolf and] Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, [c.1499] (B‑030).

Binding: Eighteenth-century French olive-green morocco, with gold fillets, gold-tooled spine, a fern-tip roll on the turn-ins, marbled pastedowns, and gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 202 × 142 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 125 mm.

Provenance: Hugo Caroneus (fl. 1543). G. Caroneus (sixteenth century); inscription on a1r of item 1: ‘Hic liber olim circa anno domini 1543 fuit emptus a patre meo domino Hugo Caroneo doctore medico meo rogatu a quodam mei condiscipulo crestensi. G. Caroneus. 1543'. Other names on a1r of item 1 (perhaps pen-trials): Johannes [ ]; Hugo Sa[ ]. Purchased from Arthur Rogers by the Friends of the Bodleian Library in July 1931 for £22; pencil note on the front endleaf.

SHELFMARK: Don. e.12(3).

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