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Bod-Inc: H-252

Hyginus, C. Julius

Poetica astronomica (ed. Jacobus Sentinus and Johannes Lucilius Santritter).


Analysis of Content

a1v [Woodcut of a sphere entitled ‘Scemmus(!) spherecina(!) secundum Hyginii descriptionem'.]

a2r Hyginus, [C. Julius]: ‘Prohemium' [addressed to] M. Fabius. See H‑250.

a3r Hyginus, [C. Julius]: Poetica astronomica. Edited by Jacobus Sentinus and Johannes Lucilius Santritter (as noted in CIBN). See H‑250.

g7v Sentinus, Jacobus: [Verse addressed to his readers.] Incipit: ‘Si quis ades sacrum Cyrram conscendere montem | Qui cupias musas uel coluisse nouem'; 27 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 22 Jan. 1485. 4°.


Collation: a–g8.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ih00561000

Hain: HC *9063;

Goff: Goff H‑561;

BMC: BMC V 289;

Proctor: Pr 4398;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑460; CIBN H‑335; Essling 286; Oates 1758; Sack, Freiburg, 1929; Sander 3473; Sheppard 3683. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.

LCN: 14533900


Copy number: H-252(1)

Bound with A‑158(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 210 × 152 mm.

Wanting e2.

A manuscript title and corrections to the printed title on a1v in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand. Marginal notes in the same sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand as the annotations in item 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.7(3).

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