Festus, Sextus Pompeius
De verborum significatione (ed. Manilius Rhallus).
Analysis of Content
[a1v] [Rhallus], Manilius: [Letter addressed to] Pomponius Laetus. Incipit: ‘Nuper cum legissem Pompei Festi mutilatos libros qui priscorum uerborum . . .’
[a2r] Festus, Sextus Pompeius: De verborum significatione. ‘Collectanea priscorum uerborum'. Edited by Manilius Rhallus. Fest.
Imprint: Rome: Johannes Reinhardi, 1 Oct. 1475. Folio.
Collation: [a–k8 l6].
GW: GW 9862;
Hain: CR 2488;
Goff: Goff F‑144;
BMC: BMC IV 53;
Proctor: Pr 3475;
Others: Rhodes 772; Sheppard 2785.
Copy number: F-033(1)
Wanting [a1] and the blank leaf [l6].
Sheets [h1.8] and [l3.4] are in quarto.
Binding: Eighteenth-century French red morocco, with gold-tooled spine and turn-ins, marbled pastedowns, gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 283 × 208 × 22 mm.
Size of leaf: 276 × 190 mm.
Greek words are not supplied in the spaces left blank.
Provenance: Louis César de la Baume le Blanc, duc de La Vallière (1708-1780); sale (1783), lot ‘V.2177'. Pietro-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna (1735-1792); printed label of the sale (1789), part III lot 3046; in the annotated catalogue marked down to Payne for Fl. 65. Purchased through Payne in 1790 for £5. 13. 6: see Books Purchased (1790), 6.
SHELFMARK: Auct. O 4.7.
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