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Bod-Inc: J-321

Juvenalis, Decimus Junius

Satyrae (comm. Georgius Valla).


Analysis of Content

a2r Valla, Georgius: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Tuccius. See J‑313.

a3v Valla, Georgius: [Introduction to commentary.] ‘Prohoemium'. Incipit: ‘[I]uuenalis Satyrae intellectu obscurae a plaerisque non iniuria iudicari . . .’ Explicit: de satyra hactenus

a4r Valla, Georgius: [Commentary on Juvenalis, Satyrae]. Incipit: ‘  “[S]emper ego auditor tantum nunquamne reponam.” Ab indignatione multi hunc orsum fuisse existimant . . .’ Explicit: muneribus eniteat

a4r Juvenalis, [Decimus] Junius: Satyrae. Juv.


Imprint: Venice: Antonius de Strata, de Cremona, 8 Nov. 1486. Folio.


Collation: a b8 c–k6.8 l m8.


ISTC: ij00655000

Hain: HC *9703;

Goff: Goff J‑655;

BMC: BMC V 294;

Proctor: Pr 4591;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑685; Oates 1831; Sheppard 3708.

LCN: 14548440


Copy number: J-321(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century pasteboards.

Size: 338 × 238 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 326 × 224 mm.

Occasional marginal pen-trials.

Provenance: Baptista Feris (†1497); inscription on a1v: ‘Ex libris reuerendi patris nostri magistri Baptiste Fe[ris] sacre theologie professoris qui die 27 Martii 1497 obiit'. Giuseppe [ ], seventeenth century(?); cancelled inscription on the recto of the front endleaf. Small rectangular paper label at the head of the upper cover on the left-hand side bearing the number ‘531' in red ink. Purchased for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1858), 59.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.15.

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