Analysis of Content
a1r Manilius, Marcus: Astronomicon. Man.; not in Cramer. ‘Capitula' follow the first four books.
Imprint: [Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, c.1498-1500]. 8°.
Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink, CIBN, and Sheppard. Also ascribed to [Verona: Paulus Friedenperger, c.1489-90]: see Daniela Fattori, ‘Nuove ricerche sulla tipografia veronese del Quattrocento', Bibliofilia, 97 (1995), 1-20, at 12-13.
Collation: a–i8 k6.
Hain: HC 10702;
Goff: Goff M‑206;
BMC: BMC V 598;
Proctor: Pr 5692;
Others: BSB‑Ink M‑126; CIBN M‑90; Sheppard 4601. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.
Copy number: M-069(1)
Leaf a2r, l. 2: ‘ . . . ptoprias . . .’
Binding: Seventeenth-century(?) parchment; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 213 × 162 × 22 mm.
Size of leaf: 205 × 157 mm.
Marginal and interlinear annotations (not by Isaac Vossius), including corrections to the text and ‘nota' marks, in both black and red ink; notes added by Sherburne accompanied by the letters ‘DB': see Reeve, ‘Acidalius', 236.
Provenance: Isaac Vossius (1618-1689); name on a1r: ‘Isaacus Vossius'. Sir Edward Sherburne (1618-1702); his monogram is on a1r: ‘F[elix] S[ervator] L[ympidarum] A[quarum]', for which see Birrell, ‘Library of Sir Edward Sherburne', 194, with this copy noted on 204, note 12; not identified in the manuscript catalogue of Sherburne's books (MS. Rawl. Q. b. 3). Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1841), 26.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: 4o I 30 Art (written along the fore-edge).
SHELFMARK: Auct. O 5.19.
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