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Bod-Inc: P-134

Persius Flaccus, Aulus

Satyrae (ed. Johannes Gauterius), et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Persius Flaccus, Aulus: [Choliambi.] ‘Prefatio'. [Edited by Johannes Gauterius.] Pers. Chol.

a2r Persius Flaccus, Aulus: Satyrae. [Edited by Johannes Gauterius, as stated in the colophon.] Pers. Pers. 3-4 are here run together as one ‘satyra', numbered as 3; thereafter 5 is numbered 4 and 6 is numbered 5. Each ‘satyra' is preceded by a single-line ‘argumentum'.

b4v [Gauterius, Johannes?: Verse about Persius.] Incipit: ‘Aulus hic est Flaccus cui nomen Persius extat | Patria Vulterrae Roma sed est tumulus'; 3 elegiac distichs.

b4v [Colophon.]

b5r Bernardus [Claravallensis]: Epistola de gubernatione rei familiaris. PL CLXXXII 647-51; see B‑190.


Imprint: Saluzzo: Martinus de Lavalle, 10 Feb. 1481. Folio.


Collation: a b6.

Types: Type: 106 G. Capital spaces, some with guide-letters.

Leaves: 12 leaves.

Line number: 35 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 187 ×93 mm (a2r).

Remarks: Leaf a1r: ‘AULI PERSII FLACCI SATIRA | RVM LIBER || [N]EC fonte labra prolui caballino: | . . .'; b4v, colophon: ‘Impreſſus Salutijs Arte et impenſis Martini de | Laualle. Correctuſƺ ac emēdat9 diligēti o[per] a egr̄ | gij Mr̄i Johanis gauterij r̄ctoris ſcholariuƺ Salu | ciēſiū. Anno dn̄i. M.cccc.lxxxi. die. x. Februarij'; b5r: ‘gRatioſo et foelici militi R domīo caſtri | Ambroſij. Bernardus in ſenium deduct9 | ſalutem. Doceri a nobis petiſti de cura [et] modo rei familiaris utilius gubernādae . . .'; b6v: ‘Finit Epl'a ſancti Bernardi ad laudē dei | Finis:'.


ISTC: ip00349700

Proctor: Pr 7244;

Others: Morgan, Persius, 20; Sheppard 6000-1.

LCN: 14495792


Copy number: P-134(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century gold-tooled diced russia; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Upper cover detached.

Size: 297 × 205 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 197 mm.

Washed early marginal and interlinear annotations, including comments on the text, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands.

Two-, three-, and six-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: James Edwards; A Catalogue of Books in All Languages and in Every Branch of Literature Collected from Various Parts of Europe . . . (London, 1796), no. 68, listed for £6. 6. 0. Purchased for £6. 6. 0; see Books Purchased (1796), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 2.15.

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