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Bod-Inc: H-068


Opera et dies (trans. Nicolaus de Valle).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Liber Georgicorum Nicolai de Valle'.

a1v de Valle, Nicolaus: [Prefatory verse addressed to] Pius II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘Si vacat Enea rerum, dignissime presul | Grataque sunt animo carmina nostra tuo'; 9 elegiac distichs.

a2r Hesiodus: Opera et dies. ‘Opera et dies Georgicon liber Nicolai de Vale e greco conuersio.’ Translated by Nicolaus de Valle. Incipit: ‘[P]ierides muse quarum viget inclita cantu | Fama ducum et vestri decus immortale parentis.’


Imprint: [Paris]: Pierre Levet, [c.1497]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard from the state of Levet's device.


Collation: a–c8.


ISTC: ih00138500

BMC: BMC VIII 105-6;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Sheppard 6289.

LCN: 14509784


Copy number: H-068(1)

Bound with A‑040; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 191 × 130 mm.

Early notes in red ink extracting key phrases, structuring the text; in black ink, marginal annotations, frequent interlinear corrections to the text, underlining, and ‘nota' marks. At c8r 1 elegiac distich: ‘Dedecus est natis claros habuisse parentes | Ne studeant claris parentibus esse pares.’

SHELFMARK: Buchanan e.66(1).

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