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Bod-Inc: G-060

Gellius, Aulus

Noctes Atticae.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r [Table of contents.]

c1r [Gellius, Aulus: Noctes Atticae.] Gel.; 20 books, including the summary of book 8.

u4r [Bussis, Johannes Andreas de: Note on the missing book 8.] Incipit: ‘Volumina commentariorum ad hunc diem uiginti iam facta sunt . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Tacuinus, de Tridino, 6 Apr. 1496. Folio.


Collation: A6 B4 c–h8 i–t6 u4.


ISTC: ig00126000

GW: GW 10601;

Hain: HC *7526;

Goff: Goff G‑126;

BMC: BMC V 530;

Proctor: Pr 5439;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑68; Oates 2113; Rhodes 819; Sack, Freiburg, 1514; Sheppard 4530.

LCN: 14878658


Copy number: G-060(1)

Leaf A1 backed.

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf with gold-tooled spine and marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 298 × 212 × 29 mm.

Size of leaf: 291 × 197 mm.

Early marginal notes and small summaries, including key words, and some underlining in and correction of the text. On A1r a cropped early note about various classical figures.

Provenance: Prague, Premonstratensians, of Strahov/Mount Sion; inscriptions on A2r: ‘Monasterii Strahowensis Pragae'; and ‘Liber monasterii montis Syon B. Mariae 1594'. Joachim Hynconius (seventeenth century?); inscription on A1r: ‘Cum sim chara mei domini et dilecta supellex | Alterius nunquam, ni moriatur, ero. Joachimus Hynconius possessor libri'; 1 elegiac distich. George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); cancelled accession number ‘3435'; sale (1821), lot 31; purchased for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1821), 6, and the annotated sale catalogue.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 4.6.

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