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Bod-Inc: P-133

Persius Flaccus, Aulus



Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v Johannes [Honorius] Cubitensis: ‘Argumenta Satyrarum'. Incipit: ‘Persius ecce notat scribentes vana poetas | Arguit hec hominum curas et inania vota; 6 hexameters.

A2r Persius Flaccus, Aulus: [Choliambi.] ‘Prefatio'. Pers. Chol.

A2v Persius Flaccus, Aulus: Satyrae. Pers. Each ‘Satyra' is preceded by the appropriate single-line ‘argumentum' of Johannes Cubitensis, taken from the ‘Argumenta Satyrarum' (see above).


Imprint: Heidelberg: [Heinrich Knoblochtzer, c.1500]. 4°.

Remarks: As attributed and dated by Sheppard; BSB‑Ink attributes to [Jakob Stadelberger], and CIBN to [Jakob Stadelberger?], CIBN noting the discussion in Josef Benzing, ‘Zum Heidelberger Buchdruck in ersten Viertel des 16. Jahrhunderts', Gb Jb (1960), 172-9, of the use of Knoblochtzer's type by Stadelberger; BSB‑Ink dates to [c.1513-17], CIBN to [after 1500].


Collation: A4 B6 C D4.

Types: Type: 76 G (leaded).

Leaves: 18 leaves.

Line number: 22 lines, plus headlines (A3r).

Type area: Type area: 140 (146) ×75 mm (A3r).

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.

Remarks: Leaf A1r, title: ‘AVLI FLACCI PERSII POE | TE SATYRARVM OPVS.'; A1v: ‘¶ Argumenta ſatyrarum Perſij Per | magiſtrū Iohannem Cubitenſem.'; A2r: ‘¶ AVLI FLACCI PERSII POETE | SATYRARVM OPVS. | PREFATIO | NEc fonte labra prolu | . . .'; D4r: ‘FINIS. || IMPRESSVM HEYDELBERGE.’


ISTC: ip00340000

Hain: C 4698;

Goff: Goff P‑340;

Proctor: Pr 3152;

Others: BSB‑Ink (P‑257); CIBN II p. 380; Morgan, Persius, 48; Pellechet MS. 9232 (9057); Sack, Freiburg, 2738; Sheppard 2202.

LCN: 14494665


Copy number: P-133(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß. Red label stamped in gilt on the upper cover.

Size: 200 × 150 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 196 × 134 mm.

Some early interlinear annotations on A5v only. Washed note in the inner margin of A3r giving the name of the author.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; not identified in sale (1835). Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 30.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.43.

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