Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: G-058

Gellius, Aulus

Noctes Atticae (corr. Marcus Scaramucinus).


Analysis of Content

AA1v [Table of contents.]

BB8v [Colophon (prose), naming the corrector.]

BB8v [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Si quem cecropia clarum latiaque camoena | Esse iuuat geli scripta probanda legat'; 4 elegiac distichs.

a1r [Gellius, Aulus: Noctes Atticae.] Corrected by Marcus Scaramucinus de Palatiolo. Gel. Modern edition finishes with 20. 11. 5, which is at the beginning of 19. 10 as numbered in this incunable edition; edition ‘B': see Leofranc Holford-Strevens, ‘Parva Gelliana', Classical Quarterly, 44 (1994), 480-9, at 487 note 38.

B8r [Bussis, Johannes Andreas de: Note on the missing book 8.] Incipit: ‘Volumina commentariorum ad hunc diem uiginti iam facta sunt . . .’

B8r [Second colophon.]


Imprint: Brescia: Boninus de Boninis, de Ragusia, 3 Mar. 1485. Folio.


Collation: AA BB a8 b–d6 e8 f–o6 p8 q–z [et] [con] [rum] A6 B8.


ISTC: ig00122000

GW: GW 10597;

Hain: HC *7521;

Goff: Goff G‑122;


Proctor: Pr 6958;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑65; Sheppard 5757.

LCN: 14878694


Copy number: G-058(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 296 × 203 × 37 mm.

Size of leaf: 289 × 185 mm.

Early marginal notes and comments, in both red and black ink, in different hands, extracting key words; also ‘nota' marks in a later hand, pointing hands, and underlining in the text.

Provenance: Heavily cancelled inscription on AA1r, with date 1505. Thomas Patrick Young (1727-1778); armorial book-plate, see Howe, Book Plates, 32933. Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), III no. 6314, number written in ink on the front pastedown; sale (1789), lot 11217. Purchased for £2. 3. 0; the annotated sale catalogue does not give the name of the purchaser, but the same price as Books Purchased (1789), 5.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P 3.2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 5.2.

Go to top of page