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Bod-Inc: C-138

Catullus, Gaius Valerius

Carmina (ed. Franciscus Puteolanus).


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Catullus, Gaius Valerius: [Carmina.] Edited by Franciscus Puteolanus. Catul. 1-116. On Puteolanus as editor see J. H. Gaisser, Catullus and His Renaissance Readers (Oxford, 1993), 32-4.

[e4r] Statius, Publius Papinius: Silvae. Edited by Franciscus Puteolanus. Stat. Silv. See M. D. R[eeve], ‘Statius: Silvae’, Texts and Transmission, 397-9.

[m8r] [Colophon, acknowledging the contribution of Franciscus Puteolanus.] The date in the colophon reads: ‘secūdo cal. Septembris', misinterpreted by BMC as 2 Sept.


Imprint: Parma: Stephanus Corallus, 31 Aug. 1473. 4°.


Collation: [a–m8].


ISTC: ic00321000

GW: GW 6386;

Hain: HC 4756;

Goff: Goff C‑321;


Proctor: Pr 6840;

Others: Oates 2570; Sheppard 5651.

LCN: 14838818


Copy number: C-138(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century English red morocco (c.1790), by Christian Samuel Kalthoeber (fl. 1782-1813), for the Bodleian Library; ticket on recto of front endleaf; gold fillets; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 300 × 210 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 190 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear notes on [a2v –a3r].

Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), II 4523; sale (1789), lot 9424. Purchased through Peter Elmsley for £32. 0. 6; see the annotated sale catalogue and Books Purchased (1789), 6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 3.2.

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