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Bod-Inc: H-198

Horatius Flaccus, Quintus



Analysis of Content

[a1r] Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmina. Hor. Carm.

[*8v] Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epodae. Hor. Epod.

e7r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmen saeculare. Hor. Saec.

f1r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Sermones. Hor. S. 1. 10. 9-92 only.

i3v [Colophon.]

Κ1r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epistolae. Hor. Ep.

[l1r] Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Ars poetica. Hor. Ars.


Imprint: [Milan: Printer of Servius, ‘Commentarius in Vergilium', 1475 (Dominicus de Vespolate), c.1475]. 4°.

Remarks: On the identity of the printer see A. Ganda, ‘Il “tipografo del Servius H 14708” ha un nome: Domenico Giliberti da Vespolate', Bibliofilia, 87 (1985), 227-66.


Collation: [a–c10] d8+1 [*10+1] e8 f–h10 i4 κ [l10] n4 l8.

Remarks: Signatures stamped in.


ISTC: ih00440000

Hain: HC 8867;

Goff: Goff H‑440;

BMC: BMC VI 730;

Proctor: Pr 5888;

Others: CIBN H‑270; Sheppard 4896.

LCN: 14464183


Copy number: H-198(1)

On many leaves manuscript signatures can still be seen, and some clearly pre-date the stamped signatures, for example, on g5. The early manuscript signatures consider gatherings d and [*] as one, numbering them d1-20.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century English blind-tooled diced russia, with the stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers in blind.

Size: 291 × 208 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 192 mm.

Fifteenth-century Italian interlinear and marginal annotations, including corrections to the text and to the punctuation; also pointing hands and ‘nota' marks. Some early catchwords.

One- to four-line initials, paragraph marks, running headings (now faded), and some rubric titles are supplied in red.

Provenance: Eichstätt, Bavaria, Fürstbischöfliche Hofbibliothek, Bibliotheca Aulica; inscription on [a1r]: ‘Ad Bibl. aul. Eystettensem'. Purchased for £31. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1804), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 2.5.

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