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Bod-Inc: D-100

Dionysius Periegetes

De situ orbis.


Analysis of Content

a1r Beccaria, Antonius: [Letter addressed to] Hieronymus de Leonardis. See D‑099.

a3r Dionysius Periegetes: De situ orbis. Translated by Antonius Beccaria. Incipit: ‘Terra omnis cum ab oceano tanquam ingens quedam . . .’ See D‑099.

e5r [Colophon.]

e5v [List of provinces and islands.]


Imprint: Venice: Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, 1478. 4°.


Collation: a–c8 d e6.


ISTC: id00254000

GW: GW 8427;

Hain: H *6227;

Goff: Goff D‑254;

BMC: BMC V 195;

Proctor: Pr 4173;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑178; Oates 1670; Sheppard 3352.

LCN: 14887362


Copy number: D-100(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco, by Simier; stamp at the tail of the spine; gilt-edged leaves; parchment endleaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 209 × 151 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 139 mm.

Early manuscript foliation 49-77, in red ink.

Provenance: Purchased in 1832 ‘At Wise's 1st auction of Thorpe's Books', lot 205, for £0. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1832), 7, and Financial Statements (1828-32, Library Records b. 4), no. 16, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian'.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: Auct. N extra 3.5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.17.

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