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Bod-Inc: P-099

Perottus, Nicolaus

Commentariolus in prohemium Historiae naturalis Plinii, et al.


Analysis of Content

A1r Perottus, Nicolaus: [Commentariolus in prohemium Historiae naturalis Plinii addressed to] Franciscus Guarnerius. Incipit: ‘[S]olebam nuper etati nostre gratulari . . .’ Partly edited in Monfasani, ‘First Call', 1-31, at 23-8; Monfasani dates the letter to before Aug. 1470, see pp. 4-5; see also G. Mercati, Per la cronologia della vita e degli scritti di Niccolò Perotti, Studi e Testi, 44 (Vatican City, 1925), 90-1; S. Prete, ‘La lettera di Niccolò Perotti a Francesco Guarnieri', Studia Picena, 43 (1976), 115-26; Prete, ‘Problems of Textual Criticism: Niccolò Perotti's Letter to Franciscus Guarnieri', Acta Conuentus neo-latini Turonensis (Paris, 1980), I 15-26.

B2v Vitellius, Cornelius: [Dedicatory letter addressed to Bartholomaeus] Parthenius Benacensis. Incipit: ‘Data est mihi tandem ex negociis facultas . . .’


Imprint: [Venice: Printer of Cicero, ‘De officiis' (H *5268), c.1482]. Folio.

Remarks: Sheppard notes that Pr confuses this work with Perottus, De generibus metrorum (Pr 6789).


Collation: A6 B4.

Leaves: 10 leaves.


ISTC: ip00287500

Hain: HR 12708;

Proctor: Pr 7336;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑214; Rhodes 1346; Sheppard 4742.

LCN: 14493966


Copy number: P-099(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century cloth; probably bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 274 × 196 × 4 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 190 mm.

On B4v a note in an Italian humanist hand: ‘Carte .22. quint .4. un daerno e tre terni'.

Provenance: Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone, Conte Libri Carrucci della Sommaia (1803-1869); purchased at his sale (1 Aug. 1859), lot 1977, for £3. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 83.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.14.

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