Justinus, Marcus Junianus
Epitomae in Trogi Pompeii historias [Italian] Iustino vulgarizato.
Analysis of Content
a2r Justinus, [Marcus Junianus]: ‘Iustino vulgarizato.’ Justinus, Delle istorie di Giustino . . ., ed. L. Calori, Scelta di curiosità letterarie inedite o rare dal secolo xxiii al xvii, 173 (Bologna, 1880), 1-542, ending slightly imperfectly.
p9r Squarzaficus, Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Nicolaus de Capo Basso. Allenspach–Frasso 269-71, no. v.
Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, [not before 12] Sept. 1477. Folio.
Collation: a10 b–o8 p10.
Hain: HC (+ Addenda) 9659;
Goff: Goff J‑625;
BMC: BMC V 233;
Proctor: Pr 4319;
Others: CIBN J‑344; Sheppard 3489.
Copy number: J-296(1)
Wanting the blank leaf a1.
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century Italian half red morocco with red paper boards and marbled pastedowns, bound for Boutourlin.
Size: 300 × 206 × 25 mm.
Size of leaf: 295 × 198 mm.
On a2r a four-line (Venetian?) initial ‘H' is supplied in maroon on a (now damaged) gold ground within a black border, with foliate decoration in blue, maroon, and grey within the body of the letter, and with foliate decoration extending into the inner and upper margins in grey, blue, green, black and maroon, and gold dots. See Pächt and Alexander II, 111 no. pr. 83. In the lower margin, within a green laurel wreath, is a defaced coat of arms. Some other two- and three-line initials are supplied in red ink.
Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate and shelfmark no. 181, see Catalogue (1831); purchased at his sale: Catalogue (1839), lot 2098, for £2. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 18.
SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 3.9.
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