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Bod-Inc: F-033

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.

[l5r] [Colophon.]


Imprint: Rome: Johannes Reinhardi, 1 Oct. 1475. Folio.


Collation: [a–k8 l6].


ISTC: if00144000

GW: GW 9862;

Hain: CR 2488;

Goff: Goff F‑144;


Proctor: Pr 3475;

Others: Rhodes 772; Sheppard 2785.

LCN: 14387940


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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