Juvenalis, Decimus Junius
Satyrae, et al.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Juvenalis, [Decimus] Junius: Satyrae. Juv., with 15 and 16 inverted. Book I is announced, but no other book is mentioned. The first ‘satyra' ends with a hexameter argumentum for the second ‘satyra', the only argumentum in this edition.
[h1r] Persius Flaccus, Aulus: Satyrae. Pers. In this edition the Satyrae follow the Choliambi, which is recorded as being ‘satyra prima'.
Imprint: Brescia: [Georgius de Augusta] for Petrus Villa, 20 July 1473. Folio.
Collation: [a–e8 f g6 h10].
Hain: H 9678;
BMC: BMC VII 961;
Proctor: Pr 6941;
Others: CIBN J‑349; Morgan, Persius, 5; Sheppard 5726; Veneziani, Brescia, 2.
Copy number: J-323(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [h10].
Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled russia with gilt-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns, and the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; perhaps bound by Roger Payne (†1797).
Size: 312 × 212 × 21 mm.
Size of leaf: 304 × 200 mm.
Some early interlinear corrections. On [c7r], Juv. 7. 52 ‘chacheios' (cacoethes) is supplied in a fifteenth-century hand.
Occasional two-line initials are supplied in faded black ink.
Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), II no. 4637; sale (1789), lot 9539(?); according to the annotated sale catalogue, purchased by [Thomas] Pownall (1722-1805) for £11. 11. 0. Purchased for £12. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1790), 8.
SHELFMARK: Auct. O 2.7.
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