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°.
GW: GW 6386;
Hain: HC 4756;
Goff: Goff C‑321;
BMC: BMC VII 939;
Proctor: Pr 6840;
Others: Oates 2570; Sheppard 5651.
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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