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Bod-Inc: M-116

Martialis, Marcus Valerius

Epigrammata, et al. (ed. Georgius Merula).


Analysis of Content

a1v Plinius Secundus, [Gaius Caecilius]: Epistola [addressed to] Cornelius Priscus. Plin. Ep. 3. 21.

a2r Martialis, Marcus Valerius: [Spectacula. Edited by Georgius Merula.] Mart. Sp. 1-28.

a5r Martialis, Marcus Valerius: Epigrammata. [Edited by Georgius Merula.] Mart.

r8r [Merula], Georgius: Epistola [addressed to] Angelus Adrianus [Probus]. Bühler, ‘Some Early Editions of Martial', 201-3.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1475. Folio.

Remarks: CIBN describes two variants.


Collation: a–r10.


ISTC: im00300000

Hain: HC 10812;

Goff: Goff M‑300;

BMC: BMC V 231;

Proctor: Pr 4298;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑194; CIBN M‑162; Rhodes 1170; Sheppard 3470.

LCN: 14551150


Copy number: M-116(1)

Apparently CIBN‘s variant B, with gathering h signed as h, rather than b.

Wanting the blank leaf r10.

Leaf a1 is backed.

Binding: English c.1790 gold-tooled crushed red morocco; gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 285 × 199 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 273 × 172 mm.

Irregular manuscript foliation: 1-168.

Provenance: Purchased for £11. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1790), 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 3.14.

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