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Bod-Inc: M-118

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: Milan: Philippus de Lavagnia, 1478. 4°.


Collation: a–r10.


ISTC: im00302000

Hain: HCR 10813;

Goff: Goff M‑302;

BMC: BMC VI 706;

Proctor: Pr 5864;

Others: CIBN M‑164; Rhodes 1171; Sheppard 4822.

LCN: 14551176


Copy number: M-118(1)

Leaf r9v (colophon): ‘ . . . impenſis Philippi de Lauāia | . . .', not as BMC. Leaf a1 repaired.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century parchment; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 277 × 199 × 41 mm.

Size of leaf: 271 × 193 mm.

Washed early marginal notes in gatherings a and b; thereafter occasional early annotations, including Greek text supplied in spaces, pointing hands, and ‘nota' marks. Irregular (cropped) foliation numbers supplied in red, ending at 171(?).

Running book numbers supplied in red.

Provenance: Inscription(?) in the lower margin of a2r, unread under ultraviolet light. The upper right-hand corner of the front endleaf has been cut away, presumably removing evidence of ownership. Richard Heber (1773-1833). Presented by Heber; see Books Purchased (1819), 10.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. O 3.24.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 3.25.

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