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Bod-Inc: M-066

Manilius, Marcus



Analysis of Content

[a2r] Manilius, Marcus: Astronomicon. Man.; for this edition see also Cramer 9-10, 24, and Astronomicon, ed. Garrod, pp. lxxvi–lxxvii.

[k7r] [Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Ridetur merito sciolorum insana caterua | Vulgo qui natum nomina surripiunt'; 3 elegiac distichs. See Walther, Initia, 16810.

[k7r] [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Naples: Jodocus Hohenstein, [c.1476]. 4°.


Collation: [a–k8].


ISTC: im00203600

Hain: HCR 10704;

BMC: BMC VI 866;

Proctor: Pr 6712;

Others: CIBN M‑87; Fava–Bresciano 153; Oates 2519; Sheppard 5447. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.

LCN: 14477677


Copy number: M-066(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Leaf [k8] is backed and slightly mutilated. The lower margin of [a2], and the inner margin of [k1] have been repaired.

Binding: Seventeenth-century(?) parchment; manuscript title on the spine, and remains of a paper shelfmark label; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 203 × 147 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 143 mm.

A pointing hand and pen-trial in black ink on [g1r].

Provenance: Purchased for £7. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 17.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.35.

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