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Bod-Inc: J-322

Juvenalis, Decimus Junius

Satyrae, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Juvenalis, Decimus Junius: Satyrae.] Juv.

[h1r] Persius Flaccus, Aulus: Satyrae. Pers. See D. M. Robathan and others, ‘A. Persius Flaccus', CTC 5 (1984), 287-403.


Imprint: [Rome: Ulrich Han, c.1478]. Folio and 4°.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN; BSB‑Ink dates [c.1473-5], Sheppard [c.1475].


Collation: [a–e8 f g6 h10].

Types: Type: 103 R, mixed with 125 G.

Leaves: 62 leaves.

Line number: 38 lines ([a3r]).

Type area: Type area: 193 ×101 mm ([a3r]).


ISTC: ij00638500

Hain: H *9675;

Proctor: Pr 3367;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑677; CIBN J‑355; Morgan, Persius, 12; Pellechet MS. 6902 (6855); Sheppard 2686.

LCN: 14546353


Copy number: J-322(1)

Bound with:
1. Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, Vitae XII Caesarum. Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 23 Feb. 1488 (S‑343).

Wanting the blank leaf [a1], also [a2], and the last gathering [h] containing the text of Persius.

The first gathering is 4o. [g5-6] heavily repaired.

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled half calf, rebacked, with Buntpapier over paper boards.

Size: 292 × 203 × 34 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 193 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear annotations, including corrections to the text, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands; headings of ‘satyra' are supplied in black ink. Bibliographical notes by Heber on both pastedowns, and on the verso of the rear endleaf.

Provenance: Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 2176, sold for £1. 14. 0. Purchased for £1. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 37, and pencil note giving the price on the recto of the front endleaf of item 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 2.28(2).

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