Persius Flaccus, Aulus
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Persius Flaccus, Aulus: [Choliambi.] Pers. Chol.
[a2r] Persius Flaccus, Aulus: Satyrae. Pers.
[b5v] [Note.] Incipit: ‘Explicit ignotus per totum Persius orbem'.’
Imprint: [Basel: Martin Flach, c.1474]. Folio.
Collation: [a8 b6].
Hain: HC 12713;
Goff: Goff P‑335;
BMC: BMC III 741;
Proctor: Pr 7548;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑242; CIBN P‑136; Morgan, Persius, 6; Sack, Freiburg, 2728; Sheppard 2392-3.
Copy number: P-132(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [a1].
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled blue morocco; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 284 × 200 × 13 mm.
Size of leaf: 277 × 188 mm.
Provenance: Luigi Serra, 4th Duca di Cassano (1747-1825); see Catalogo, 28. George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); sale (1821), lot 218; purchased for £6. 6. 0: see Books Purchased (1821), 11, and the annotated sale catalogue.
SHELFMARK: Auct. L 5.3.
Copy number: P-132(2)
Wanting the blank leaves [a1], and [b6].
Binding: Eighteenth-century plain calf; marbled pastedowns; same as Auct. 1Q 2.31 (B‑075).
Size: 266 × 190 × 9 mm.
Size of leaf: 262 × 177 mm.
Occasional early signatures visible.
Provenance: Heidegger, Bibliotheca Heideggeriana; engraved armorial book-plate on [a2r]: [Ex Bibliotheca] ‘Heideg = 17 = geriana'; see Warnecke 790. Purchased from Payne and Foss, Catalogue of Printed Books and Manuscripts in Various Languages (London, 1837), no. 6876, for £6. 6. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 29.
SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 1.33.
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