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Bod-Inc: C-356

Claudianus, Claudius

De raptu Proserpinae.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Claudianus, Claudius: De raptu Proserpinae. See C‑352.


Imprint: [Naples: Mathias Moravus, c.1480]. 4°.


Collation: [a–c8].


ISTC: ic00706300

GW: GW 7066;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Sheppard 5438.

LCN: 14842230


Copy number: C-356(1)

Binding: Black morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.

Size: 206 × 144 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 135 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; red capital strokes. On [c8r] a rubrication date ‘1484'.

Provenance: Ernst Philip Goldschmidt (1887-1954). Purchased in 1955; see Notable Accessions. Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958 (Oxford, 1958), 23: ‘This is the only known copy . . . recorded by the GW no. 7066 in 1934 as at one time belonging to the late E. Ph. Goldschmidt, the scholar and bookseller. Though bearing a rubricated date 1484, the state of the type indicates a date of printing c.1480'; ‘Notable Accessions: Printed Books', BLR 6,1 (1957), 391.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I12.1480.1.

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