Horatius Flaccus, Quintus
Analysis of Content
A1r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmina. Hor. Carm.
F8r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epodae. Hor. Epod.
H1v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmen saeculare. Hor. Saec.
H2v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Ars poetica. Hor. Ars.
I1v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Sermones. Hor. S. 1. 10. 9-92 only.
M8v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epistolae. Hor. Ep.
Imprint: Milan: Philippus de Lavagnia, 29 Apr. 1477. 4°.
Collation: A–I k L–P8.
Hain: HCR 8871;
Goff: Goff H‑442;
BMC: BMC VI 704;
Proctor: Pr 5856;
Others: CIBN H‑272; Sheppard 4816.
Copy number: H-200(1)
Wanting leaf P7 containing the register, and the blank leaf P8.
Binding: Half russia with red paper boards, the spine blind-tooled; marbled pastedowns.
Size: 281 × 199 × 34 mm.
Size of leaf: 271 × 187 mm.
Early marginal annotations and ‘nota' marks.
On A1r a four-line initial ‘M' is supplied in red, within a blue frame, the area defined by the letter having foliate decoration in reserved white, and with blue pen-work extensions into the margins; other two- to four-line initials are supplied in red or blue; occasional paragraph marks are supplied in blue.
Provenance: T B [ ]; monogram in black ink on A1r, and on P6v. Thomas Thorpe (1791-1851); Catalogue of a Singularly Curious and Interesting Collection of Books and Manuscripts . . . (London, 1826), no. 230; inscription on the verso of the front endleaf: ‘6£ 16s 6d from Thorpe's “very reduced prices” 1826'. Purchased for £5. 18. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 14.
SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 1.19.
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