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Bod-Inc: J-325

Juvenalis, Decimus Junius

Satyrae, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Argumentum.] Incipit: ‘Materiam et causam Satyrarum hic inspice prima(!)'; each Satyra is preceded by a short hexameter ‘argumentum'.

a1r Juvenalis, Decimus Junius: Satyrae. Juv. The Satyrae are here divided into four books.

h1r [Argumentum.] Incipit: ‘Persius hac uanos conatur carpere uates'; each Satyra is preceded by a short hexameter ‘argumentum'.

h1r Persius Flaccus, Aulus: Satyrae. Pers. In this edition the Satyrae follow the Choliambi.


Imprint: [Milan]: Philippus de Lavagnia, 23 Oct. 1476. Folio.


Collation: a–g8 h10 [i2].


ISTC: ij00636500

Hain: HR 9682 = H 9663;

Goff: Goff J‑631 = Supplement, J‑636a;


Proctor: Pr 5852;

Others: CIBN J‑354; Morgan, Persius, 13; Sheppard 4811.

LCN: 14546411


Copy number: J-325(1)

A final unsigned gathering of two leaves, omitted in Reichling and BMC, contains ([i1r]) the register, headed: ‘PRINCIPIA CARTARVM PRIMI QVATER - | NIONIS.' Leaf [i2] blank.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold- and blind-tooled blue morocco with marbled pastedowns, perhaps bound for Boutourlin.

Size: 257 × 183 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 250 × 175 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear annotations, some in red ink, including comments on and corrections to the text, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands, also corrections to the text supplied in ink over erasures.

Some two- to seven-line initials are supplied in red ink.

Provenance: Raphael, of San Taddeo, near Faenza; a sixteenth-century(?) inscription on [i2v]: ‘Meus Raphaelis s˜ Thaddei'. Marradi, Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Vallombrosan monastery, S. Reparata, 1677; inscription on a1r: ‘Ex libris Reparatis 1677'. Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate and shelfmark no. 149; see Catalogue (1831); purchased at his sale for £2. 0. 0: see Catalogue (1839), lot 1085, and Books Purchased (1840), 18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 4.3.

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