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Manilius, Marcus

Astronomicon (ed. Stephanus Dulcinius).


Analysis of Content

[*1r] Dulcinius, Stephanus: [Letter addressed to] Rolandus Pallavicinus. Incipit: ‘Plaudendum Latinis Camoenis uel potius nostris temporibus quibus principes . . .’ Explicit: principatum perpetuo obtine

[*3v] [Table of contents.]

a1r Manilius, Marcus: Astronomicon. [Edited by Stephanus Dulcinius.] Man.; for this edition see also Cramer 13-14, 25-6, and Astronomicon, ed. Garrod, pp. lxxix–lxxx. Dulcinius is recorded as editor in a note before the colophon (see below).

I8r [Note on Dulcinius as editor.] Incipit: ‘P. Stephanus Dulcinius elegantissimum hoc Manilii opus pro ingenii . . .’ Explicit: candide lectror desyderabis; Ganda reads: ‘lecttor’


Imprint: Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 9 Nov. 1489. Folio.


Collation: [*4] a–h6 I8.


ISTC: im00205000

Hain: HC 10705;

Goff: Goff M‑205;

BMC: BMC VI 721;

Proctor: Pr 5827;

Others: CIBN M‑89; Hillard 1310; Sheppard 4873. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.

LCN: 14477748


Copy number: M-068(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century Dutch gold-tooled red morocco; see Foot, ‘Incunable Collector', no. 35; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on a leather patch pasted over the centre-piece on both covers.

Size: 289 × 195 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 276 × 183 mm.

Washed early marginal and interlinear annotations.

Provenance: Johan Meerman (1753-1815); purchased at his sale, vol. I, p. 308, lot 746, for fl. 40; see Books Purchased . . . at the Sale of M. Meerman, p. 15, with number on label at the head of the spine: 746/1; ‘40 Gu.' given as the price on the recto of the front endleaf.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 4.21.

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