Ovidius Naso, Publius
Analysis of Content
Compiled by Mansion from a prose ‘Ovide moralisé' and a French version of the ‘Ovidius moralizatus' of Petrus Berchorius (J. Monfrin, cited in CIBN).
Imprint: Bruges: Colard Mansion, May 1484. 4°.
Collation: [aa–dd8 ee10 ff8+1 gg8 hh6 ii8 kk10 ll6 mm8+1 nn6 oo8] a–i8 k10 l–n8 [AA–EE8 FF6 GG HH8 II6+1 KK8] A–L8 M6.
Illustrations: 34 woodcuts: see BMC.
Hain: HC 12164;
Goff: Goff O‑184;
BMC: BMC IX 134;
Proctor: Pr 9324;
Others: Campbell 1348; CIBN O‑122; Colard Mansion: An Original Leaf from the Ovide moralisé, Bruges 1484, with an introduction by Wytze and Lotte Hellinga (Amsterdam, 1963); HPT II 395; ILC 1679; Sheppard 7066. Microfiche: Unit 2: Classics in Translation.
Copy number: O-074(1)
Single leaf, numbered in pencil ‘156', the text beginning: ‘iours vainct le riche, et le po= | ure . . .’
Binding: Mounted and stored in a modern blue document wallet as part of the Bodleian's copy of Colard Mansion (see above).
Size of leaf: 351 × 260 mm.
On the recto a two-line initial ‘L' and a paragraph mark, and on the verso a two-line initial ‘O', all of which are supplied in red.
Provenance: Acquired after 1963 (the date of publication of Colard Mansion).
FORMERSHELFMARK: 258273 b.3.
SHELFMARK: Inc. b. N4.1484.1.
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