Florus, Lucius Annaeus
Epitomae rerum Romanarum (ed. Philippus Beroaldus).
Analysis of Content
[a1v] Beroaldus, Philippus: [Letter addressed to] Petrus Maria Rubeus [Rossi] Parmensis. Incipit: ‘Quemadmodum Dinocrates architectus, clarissime vir, procera statura facie aut . . .’ Explicit: si superest locum rogantem. Vale. The letter suggests that Beroaldus did the editorial work at the request of Stephanus Corallus, the printer, and that 1000 copies were to be printed.
[b1r] Florus, Lucius Annaeus: Epitomae rerum Romanarum. Edited by Philippus Beroaldus. Flor. Epit.
Imprint: [Parma]: Stephanus Corallus, [c.1476-8]. 4°.
Remarks: The printer's name appears in the dedicatory letter. As dated by GW; Sheppard dates [c.1476].
Collation: [a2 b–k8 l6].
GW: GW 10097;
Hain: HC (Addenda) 7200;
Goff: Goff F‑235;
BMC: BMC VII 939;
Proctor: Pr 6845;
Others: Sheppard 5653.
Copy number: F-078(1)
Binding: Eighteenth-century English diced russia; marbled pastedowns. On both covers fillets form a frame, inside which is a dentelle roll in gilt; with gold-tooled spine and turn-ins; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 233 × 173 × 30 mm.
Size of leaf: 224 × 154 mm.
Provenance: Corner of front endleaf cut away. Hon. John Trevor (1749-1824), later 3rd Viscount Hampden; book-plate: see Howe, Book Plates, 29821(?); sale, lot 485. Purchased for £5. 15. 6: see Books Purchased (1825), 10.
SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.31.
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