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Bod-Inc: B-216

Beroaldus, Philippus

Annotationes in commentarios Servii Vergilianos.


Analysis of Content

a1r Beroaldus, Philippus: [Letter addressed to] Francesco Casati. Incipit: ‘[C]onsueuerunt religiosi agricolae primitias frugum diis immortalibus dicare . . .’

a1v Beroaldus, Philippus: Annotationes in commentarios Servii Vergilianos. Incipit: ‘[S]eruius, qui doctissimus a Macrobio nuncupatur, commentarios scripsit in Virgilium maximae elegantiae nec minoris eruditionis . . .’

e5v Beroaldus, Philippus: ‘Endecasyllabon ad libellum'. Incipit: ‘I curre ad dominum citus, libelle, | I recta ad nitidi lares casati'; 16 hendecasyllables.


Imprint: Bologna: Henricus de Colonia, 12 Nov. 1482. 4°.


Collation: a b8 c–e6.


ISTC: ib00466000

GW: GW 4115;

Hain: HR 2944;

Goff: Goff B‑466;

BMC: BMC VI 816;

Proctor: Pr 6543A;

Others: CIBN B‑339; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14004383


Copy number: B-216(1)

Wanting the blank leaf e6. On a1r, last line, variant: ‘mus. ut magnus vir . . .' (see CIBN).

Binding: Brown calf with gilt-edged leaves, bound by [John] Clarke (fl. 1821-1859) and [Francis] Bedford (1800-1884), presumably for the 1st or 2nd Earl of Leicester, between 1841 and 1850.

Size: 204 × 138 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 133 mm.

Provenance: Holkham Hall, Norfolk, Earls of Leicester; shelfmark ‘A1.B8' on front endleaf. Purchased in 1953.

SHELFMARK: Holk. e.2.

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