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Bod-Inc: P-107

Perottus, Nicolaus

Cornucopiae linguae latinae (ed. Aldus Manutius), et al.


Analysis of Content

[aa1r] [Title-page with advertisement.] The editor underlines the emendation to the text and to the Greek, a better index, a large clean margin for annotations, extra texts; the patent, within the Venetian domain, of the newly developed index.

[aa1v] Manutius Romanus, Aldus: [Letter addressed to] the reader. Aldo Manutio editore, I 28-29 no. 18A.

[aa1v] Manutius Romanus, Aldus: [Note on use of the index.] Aldo Manutio editore, I 29-30 no. 18B.

[aa2r] [Index.]

[ee4r] [Errata.] Aldo Manutio editore, I 30 no. 18C.

[ee5r] Odaxius, Ludovicus: [Dedicatory letter addressed to] Guidubaldus de Montefeltro. CTC IV 267-8.

[ee5v] Perottus, Pyrrhus: ‘Prooemium' [addressed to] Federicus de Montefeltro. CTC IV 268-9.

[ee6v] ‘Brevis commemoratio vitae M. Valerii Martialis.’ Incipit: ‘[V]alerius Martialis in Hispania Bilbili . . .’ See CTC IV 269.

a1r Perottus, Nicolaus: Cornucopiae linguae latinae [dedicated to] Federicus de Montefeltro. Edited by Aldus Manutius. See P‑100; on this edition see J. L. Charlet, ‘Observations', 87-9; Milde, ‘Zur Druckhäufigkeit', 35 no. 10.

I5r Perottus, Nicolaus: [Epilogue addressed to] Federicus de Montefeltro. See CTC IV 269-70.

I5v Perottus, Nicolaus: [Commentariolus in prohemium Historiae naturalis Plinii addressed to] Franciscus Guarnerius. Incipit: ‘[S]olebam nuper aetati nostrae gratulari . . .’ See P‑099.

I10r Vitellius, Cornelius: [Dedicatory letter addressed to] Parthenius Benacensis. Incipit: ‘Data est mihi tandem ex negociis facultas . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Aldus Manutius, Romanus, July 1499. Folio.


Collation: [aa–ee6] a–z A–H10 I12.


ISTC: ip00296000

Hain: H *12706;

Goff: Goff P‑296;

BMC: BMC V 561;

Proctor: Pr 5572;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑221; CIBN P‑116; Hillard 1542; Oates 2191; Sack, Freiburg, 2721; Scapecchi, ‘Annali' 32; Sheppard 4665-6.

LCN: 14495801


Copy number: P-107(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century green morocco, gold-tooled with the Aldine anchor; gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 328 × 235 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 314 × 207 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and underlining, in an early hand in very faded red ink.

Provenance: Purchased for £16. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 21.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2R 2.31.

Copy number: P-107(2)

Wanting u4 and the blank leaf I12.

Binding: Seventeenth-century(?) parchment over pasteboards, with manuscript title in brown ink at head of the spine. ‘N. 34' in pencil at head of the spine.

Size: 318 × 220 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 306 × 203 mm.

Copious marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an Italian humanist hand, probably Baccini's.

Provenance: Antonio Bartolomeo Baccini (sixteenth/seventeenth century); inscription on front endleaf: ‘Ex libris Antonij Bartolomej de Baccinis I. V. D.' Francesco Sforzi (eighteenth century?), Arezzo; book-stamps: on [aa1r]: (1) armorial, lettered Sforzi; (2) on I11v: ‘Dott: Fran. Sforzi, Arezzo.' Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932); book-plate. Bequeathed in 1932.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Toynbee 782.

SHELFMARK: Toynbee 3659.

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