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Bod-Inc: C-054

Capella, Martianus

De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii de grammatica (ed. Franciscus Vitalis Bodianus).


Analysis of Content

a1v Vitalis Bodianus, Franciscus: [Letter to] Johannes Chieregatus, Bishop of Cattaro. Incipit: ‘Cum illud diuini Platonis mente uolutarem . . .’

a2r Capella, Martianus: De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii de grammatica. Edited by Franciscus Vitalis Bodianus. Martianus Capella, ed. Adolf Dick and Jean Préaux (Stuttgart, 1978). Martianus Capella, ed. James Willis (Leipzig, 1983).

u5v [Colophon and Privilege.]

u5v ‘Castigationes erratorum'. Incipit: ‘Nec non quaedam loca . . .’


Imprint: Vicenza: Henricus de Sancto Ursio, Zenus, 16 Dec. 1499. Folio.


Collation: a b8 c–i K l–u6.


ISTC: ic00117000

Hain: H *4370;

Goff: Goff C‑117;

BMC: BMC VII 1048, XII 74;

Proctor: Pr 7174;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑205; Hillard 564; Rhodes 502; Sheppard 5937.

LCN: 13889943


Copy number: C-054(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century(?) quarter parchment over pasteboards; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 315 × 220 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 309 × 208 mm.

Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), III no. 7615; sale (1789), lot 12521. Purchased for £3. 3. 0; the annotated sale catalogue gives no name of purchaser, but the same price as Books Purchased (1789), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 3.24.

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