Martialis, Marcus Valerius
Epigrammata, et al.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] [Martialis, Marcus Valerius: Spectacula.] Mart. Sp. 1-28.
[a5v] [Martialis, Marcus Valerius: Epigrammata.] Mart.
Imprint: [Bologna: Printer of the Suetonius (H 15113), c.1477?]. 4°.
Remarks: Ascription to printer from CIBN; as dated by CIBN and Sheppard.
Collation: [a–r10 s8].
Hain: HC 10806;
Goff: Goff M‑301;
BMC: BMC VI 853;
Proctor: Pr 7370;
Others: CIBN M‑163; Sheppard 5417.
Copy number: M-117(1)
Wanting [a1], containing the register, and the lower half of [b1], the latter made good in manuscript.
Leaf [e2] repaired.
Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) half parchment; marbled paper boards; sprinkled blue edges. Shelfmarks on the spine in black ink: ‘C.C.IV.5'; ‘46'.
Size: 237 × 176 × 35 mm.
Size of leaf: 229 × 169 mm.
Early marginal and interlinear annotations, including comments on the text, pointing hands, and ‘nota' marks. Two sheets of notes in Italian in an eighteenth/nineteenth-century hand attached to the recto of the front endleaf, also a note on [e7r]. Bibliographical notes on the recto of the first front endleaf dated 1824.
Paragraph marks and running book numbers are supplied in red.
Provenance: Heavily cancelled inscription(?) on the recto of the first front endleaf. Purchased for £15. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1833), 16.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. N extra 3.1.
SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.13.
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