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Bod-Inc: M-179

Mela, Pomponius

Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis.


Analysis of Content

A2r Mela, Pomponius: Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis. See M‑175.

D6v Dionysius Periegetes: De situ orbis. Translated by Priscianus. La Périégèse de Priscien, ed. Paul van de Woestijne, Rijksuniversiteit te Gent, Werken uitgegeven door de Faculteit van de Wijsbegeerte en Letteren, 116 (Bruges, 1953), 37-99. See George B. Parks and F. Edward Cranz, ‘Dionysius Periegetes', CTC III 31-3.


Imprint: Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 18 July 1482. 4°.


Collation: A–F8.

Illustrations: Woodcut map on A1v; woodcut initials.


ISTC: im00452000

Hain: HC *11019;

Goff: Goff M‑452;

BMC: BMC V 286;

Proctor: Pr 4385;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑687; Campbell, Maps, 91; CIBN M‑283; Essling 274; Oates 1751; Redgrave 28; Rhodes 1191; Sander 4485; Sheppard 3667-8. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.

LCN: 14453838


Copy number: M-179(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century grey marbled paper boards; remains of a paper label at the head of the spine.

Size: 218 × 170 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 217 × 159 mm.

Copious marginal notes, extracting key words, in an Italian humanist hand in red ink.

Provenance: Sotheby's sale (3 May 1832), lot 462 (remains of an hexagonal paper label at the tail of the spine); purchased for £0. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1832), 16; Library Bills (1829-32), no. 364.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. N extra 3.4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.15.

Copy number: M-179(2)

Bound with A‑041(3); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 209 × 138 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, extracting key words and correcting the text, in an early hand.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I4.1482.1(1).

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