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Bod-Inc: M-032

Maius, Junianus

De priscorum proprietate verborum (ed. Bartholomaeus Parthenius).


Analysis of Content

a1v Maius, Junianus: [Prologue addressed to] Ferdinandus I de Aragona, King of Naples. Ricciardi 302-3.

a2r Maius, Junianus: De priscorum proprietate verborum. Edited by Bartholomaeus Parthenius, as indicated in the letter. Incipit: ‘[A] composita plerumque separationem significat . . .’ See M‑030.

K7v Maius, Junianus: [Letter addressed to] Henricus Languardus, Archbishop of Acerenza and Matera. Incipit: ‘[A]udio te nostra editione plurimum gratulari, uir optime . . .’ See Ricciardi 303-4.

K8r Bartholomaeus Parthenius: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Tronus. Incipit: ‘Arthemo philosophorum sui temporis diligentissimus . . .’ Angelo Maria Quirini, Specimen variae literaturae quae in urbe Brixia eiusque ditione paulo post typographiae incunabula florebat, 2 vols (Brescia, 1739), II 62-3.


Imprint: Treviso: Bartholomaeus Confalonerius, 31 Mar. 1480. Folio.


Collation: a–c10 d–f8 g–r10 ſ s–z & [con] [rum] A–K8.


ISTC: im00097000

Hain: HC *10541;

Goff: Goff M‑97;

BMC: BMC VI 893;

Proctor: Pr 6487;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑67; CIBN M‑39; Rhodes, Treviso, no. 76; Sheppard 5523-4.

LCN: 14477069


Copy number: M-032(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled (fillets only) calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 310 × 216 × 64 mm.

Size of leaf: 299 × 192 mm.

Provenance: Sotheby's sale (3 May 1832), lot 541; purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1832), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 3.24.

Copy number: M-032(2)

Leaf K8 backed.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled (fillets only) mottled calf; marbled-edged leaves.

Size: 280 × 205 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 274 × 190 mm.

A few marginal notes, extracting key words, in a humanist hand. On front endleaves title in two different seventeenth-century hands.

Five- and 10-line initials are supplied in red on a1v and a2r respectively, the latter with reserved white decoration.

Provenance: Montello, Veneto, Carthusians, SS. Maria et Hieronymus; inscription on a2r: ‘Domus Montelli ordinis cart. G(?) 13'. Frederic North, 5th Earl of Guilford (1766-1827); on a1r circular stamp: Gothic G surmounted by an earl's coronet. Purchased by Heber for £2. 7. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); stamp on K8v; see Catalogue, 1 (1834), lot 4671, sold for £1. 1. 0. Purchased at the anonymous sale (London: Wheatley, 23 Feb. 1836), lot 1348 for £0. 6. 6; see Books Purchased (1836), 22.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.41.

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