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Bod-Inc: C-020

Calderinus, Domitius

Commentarii in Martialem.


Analysis of Content

a2r Calderinus, Domitius: [Letter to] Johannes Franciscus [III de Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua]. Incipit: ‘Non fuissent tot exemplis editi commentarii nostri . . .’ See Frank-Rutger Hausmann, ‘Martialis', CTC IV 261-5.

a2v Calderinus, Domitius: ‘In uolumen dicatum Laurentio'. Incipit: ‘Odisti uigiles liber lucernas'; 11 hendecasyllables.

a3r Calderinus, Domitius: Commentarii in Martialem. [Letter addressed to] Laurentius I de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[D]omitius Calderinus Veronensis Laurentio Medici salutem. In omni ciuitatis administratione . . .’ See CTC IV 262-3.

a5v Calderinus, Domitius: ‘Vita Martialis'. Incipit: ‘[M]arcus Valerius Martialis in Hispania Bilbilim patriam habet . . .’ See CTC IV 263.

a6r Calderinus, Domitius: [Note addressed to] Laurentius de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[I]n extrema pagina commentariorum leges de scriblita . . .’

2a2r Calderinus, Domitius: Commentarii in Martialem. Incipit: ‘[B]arbara pyramidum. Hoc primo epigrammate assentatur . . .’ See CTC IV 263.

gg6r [Errata.] Incipit: ‘Adde hoc in tertio libro in fine interpretationis . . .’

gg6v Calderinus, Domitius: Defensio ad Corelium [against Nicolaus Perottus addressed to] Corelius Carafa. Incipit: ‘[N]on potuimus assequi . . .’ See CTC IV 263-4; Giovanni Mercati, Per la cronologia della vita e degli scritti di Niccolò Perotti, Studi e testi, 44/1 (1925), 96 n. 2.

gg12r [Colophon.]

gg12r [Fazini], M[arcus] Lucidus, Phosphorus: ‘Epigrammata'. Incipit: ‘Quisquis amat lepidum vatem Latiasque camenas'; 8 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, [after 22 Mar.] 1474. Folio.


Collation: a6 2a8 b c10 d8 e–h I k L m10 n–s8 t u6 x–z10 aa8 bb6 cc10 dd8 ee ff10 gg12. Leaf 2a1 signed a2, 2a2 signed a3 etc.


ISTC: ic00037000

GW: GW 5888;

Hain: HC *4236;

Goff: Goff C‑37;

BMC: BMC V 230;

Proctor: Pr 4291;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑44; Rhodes 494; Sheppard 3461.

LCN: 13890325


Copy number: C-020(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Gathering a is in a variant setting; see GW Anm. Gatherings2 a and b set as GW.

Binding: Nineteenth-century French gold-tooled blue morocco by Pierre-Léger Lefebvre; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 280 × 200 × 48 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 188 mm.

Early marginal notes in red, in three early hands, all excerpting words from the text, mainly proper names.

Some initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red rules frame the text, indicating a French background.

Provenance: On a2r a monogram ‘NP'. Anonymous sale (London, Evans, 11 Mar. 1825), lot 182. Purchased for £8. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 1.1.

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