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Bod-Inc: B-414

Bologninus, Bartholomaeus

Epitoma elegiaca in Ovidii libros Metamorphoseon.


Analysis of Content

A1v Politianus, Angelus: [Letter addressed to] Bartholomaeus Bologninus Bononiensis. Giovanni Pesenti, ‘Lettere inedite del Poliziano', Athenaeum, 3 (Pavia, 1915), 284-304, at 297-9; repr. in Maïer III 536-8. Letter dated Fiesole, 17 May 1492.

A2r Bologninus, Bartholomaeus: Epitoma elegiaca in Ovidii libros Metamorphoseon. Dedicated to Angelus Politianus. Incipit: ‘[T]ersa puer claudo perstrinxi corpora versu.’


Imprint: Bologna: Johannes Jacobus de Fontanesis, Regiensis, ‘1492. die .19. Aprilis' [i.e. probably after 17 May 1492]. 4°.

Remarks: Although the colophon has the date ‘1492. die .19. Aprilis', the preface is dated ‘.xvi. kal'. Jun.' (Goff).


Collation: A–E8.


ISTC: ib00836000

GW: GW 4621;

Hain: HC Addenda *3437;

Goff: Goff B‑836;

BMC: BMC VI 838;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑633; CIBN B‑607; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 13961049


Copy number: B-414(1)

Wanting gathering A.

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled papers.

Size: 203 × 145 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 143 mm.

Provenance: Solomon Pottesman (1904-1978); purchased at his sale, lot 83, for £121.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I11.1492.1.

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