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]).
Hain: H *9675;
Proctor: Pr 3367;
Others: BSB‑Ink I‑677; CIBN J‑355; Morgan, Persius, 12; Pellechet MS. 6902 (6855); Sheppard 2686.
Copy number: J-322(1)
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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