Horatius Flaccus, Quintus
Analysis of Content
a2r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmina. Hor. Carm. On c7v Carm. 2. 18 is imperfect, consisting of 2. 18. 1-14 with ‘Tractas et incedis per ignes | Suppositos cineri doloso . . . Hesperiae sonitum ruinae? | Qui gurges? Aut quae flumina lugubris' (27 lines); on d7r Carm. 3. 9 is followed by 2. 18. 15-40; 3. 11. 8-52; on e6v Carm. 3. 27 is followed by 3. 10; 3. 11. 1-7; 3. 29. 13-64; 3. 30.
f8v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epodae. Hor. Epod.
h2v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmen saeculare. Hor. Saec.
h3v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Ars poetica. Hor. Ars.
i2r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Sermones. Hor. S. 1. 10. 9-92 only.
m8v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epistolae. Hor. Ep.
Imprint: Venice: Filippo di Pietro, 18 Sept. 1479. Folio.
Collation: a–o8 p6.
Hain: HR 8875;
Goff: Goff H‑444;
BMC: BMC XII 15;
Proctor: Pr 4272;
Others: CIBN H‑274; Sack, Freiburg, 1880; Sheppard 3448.
Copy number: H-202(1)
Wanting the blank leaf a1.
Leaf p6 backed. On a2r: ‘QVINTI HORATII FLACCI VENVSTINI | . . .’
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century English marbled calf; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 304 × 217 × 29 mm.
Size of leaf: 296 × 190 mm.
Early marginal and interlinear notes, corrections to the text, underlining in the text, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands, mainly in black but also occasionally in red ink. On p6r the register is enclosed within red rules; annotations on p6v are now covered by the backing sheet.
Partial rubrication: on a2r a four-line initial ‘M' is supplied in blue, and on a2v a two-line initial ‘I' is supplied in red; the printed title on a2r is enclosed within a scroll of red and blue.
Provenance: Various inscriptions dated 1549 on p6v. John Mordaunt Johnson (1776?–1815); sale, lot 96; purchased by Heber for £1. 15. 0; see note by Heber on the recto of the front endleaf: ‘June 1817. Johnsons sale by Evans £1. 15. 0'. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 2153. Purchased for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 14.
SHELFMARK: Auct. P 2.21.
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