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Bod-Inc: O-071

Ovidius Naso, Publius



Analysis of Content

[a1r] Ovidius Naso, Publius: Metamorphoses. Ov. Met. For the ‘Calphurnius tradition' of the Metamorphoses see Steiner, ‘Source-Editions', 226-7.

[h5r] [Textual colophon.]

[h5r] [Ovidius Naso, Publius: Tristia.] Ov. Tr. 1. 7. 35-40.


Imprint: [Rostock: Fratres Domus Horti Viridis ad S. Michaelem, c.1480?]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by Carl Meltz, ‘Die Drucke der Michaelisbrüder zu Rostock 1476 bis 1530', Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der Universität Rostock, 5 (1955/6), 229-43, no. 19.


Collation: [a–f10.10.8 g10 h6].

Types: Type: 90 G. Capital spaces.

Leaves: 72 leaves, the last blank(?). 2 columns.

Line number: 43 lines ([a1r]).

Type area: Type area: 195 ×154 mm ([a1r]).

Remarks: [a1r]: ‘[L]Iber primus Metamorphoſe- | os. Publij Ouidij Naſonis: Incipit. || [I]N noua fert animus mu | tatas dicere formas | Corpora . . .' [h5r]: COLOPHON: ‘Publij Ouidij Naſonis Meta | morphoſeos Libri QuintiDe | cimi Atque Vltimi. Finis. ||| Orba parēte ſuo quicunqƺ uolumina tangis | . . .' (l. 6) ‘Emendaturus ſi licuiſſet eram.’


ISTC: io00182500

Proctor: Pr 2661;

Others: CIBN O‑117; Meltz no. 19; Pellechet MS. 8831 (8696); Sheppard 1919; Steiner, ‘Source-Editions', 222 no. 4b.

LCN: 14442785


Copy number: O-071(1)

Wanting [a3-10], [b1-2], and the blank(?) leaf [h6].

Leaves [a1-2] mounted.

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 273 × 213 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 154 mm.

Some early marginal annotations and manuscript signatures.

Six- to sixteen-line initials, paragraph marks, and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; purchased at his sale (1835), lot 2909 for £5. 2. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 21.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.19.

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