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Bod-Inc: O-083

Ovidius Naso, Publius

De nuncio sagaci.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Ovidius Naso, [Publius pseudo-]: De nuncio sagaci. Incipit: ‘Summi victoris fierem cum victor amoris | Sperabam curis finem posuisse futuris'.


Imprint: [Cologne: Printer of the ‘Historia S. Albani' (Johann Guldenschaff or Conrad Winters, de Homborch?), c.1474]. 4°.


Collation: [a8].

Types: Type: 97 G (Pr), but BMC notes that ‘it varies in measurement from 97 to 109'. In this case 20 lines (on [a2v]) measure 117/18, presumably suggesting that more substantial leading was used: for O‑050 (Pr 1014), BMC I 216 notes ‘type 97 (leaded)', and, in that case, 20 lines measure 118.

Leaves: 8 leaves.

Line number: 24 lines ([a3r]).

Type area: Type area: 138 ×87 mm ([a3r]).

Remarks: Leaf [a1] blank. [a2r]: ‘Ouidii Naſonis Sulmonēſis poete | de nūcio ſagaci liber incipit; | [S]Vmmi victoris fierē cū victor amois | Sperabā curis . . .' [a8r], l. 8: ‘Hiis verbis tuta. fuit illum virgo ſecuta; | Ouidij naſonis Sulmonenſis poete | de nūcio ſagaci liber Explicit'.


ISTC: io00197000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) 12258;

Goff: Goff O‑197;

Proctor: Pr 1013;

Others: Bradshaw 12; CIBN O‑133; Pellechet MS. 8903 (8763); Sheppard 779; Voulliéme, Köln, 877.

LCN: 14540563


Copy number: O-083(1)

Bound with O‑050; see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 204 × 136 mm.

Leaf [a1] repaired. Upper corners of leaves damaged.

Early notes on [a1r]: see O‑050; manuscript pagination: 3-16; two-line initial ‘S' as item 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.4(1).

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