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Bod-Inc: P-467


Centones Vergilii.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Gregorius [I, Pont. Max.]: Homeliae [in Evangelia (extract)]. PL LXXVI 1080.

a1v [Innocentius III, Pont. Max.]; B. D. F.: [De contemptu mundi]. PL CCXVII 76, with variations.

a2r Proba: Centones Vergilii. ‘Probe Falconix Centone clarissime femine excerptum . . .’ Incipit: ‘Iam dudum temerasse duces pia federa pacis'; hexameters. See P‑464. The verses are divided into sections with headings. References to the Vergilian text are given beside some lines. Text ends at line 646.

c8r [Heading index.]


Imprint: [Paris]: Guy Marchant, for himself and for Alexander Alyate, 3 Mar. 1499/1500. 4°.

Remarks: With the device of Marchant on the title-page instead of that of Alyate: see Polain, Marques, no. 87.


Collation: a–c6.


ISTC: ip00989000

Hain: HC 6908;

Goff: Goff P‑989;


Proctor: Pr 8028;

Others: CIBN P‑613; Claudin II 345; Oates 2968.5; Sheppard 6240-1.

LCN: 14695607


Copy number: P-467(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled half purple morocco, with purple cloth; gilt-edged leaves and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 200 × 139 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 194 × 129 mm.

Two interlinear comments in a sixteenth-century hand.

Provenance: David Laing (1793-1878); sale (20 July 1880), lot 1781. Purchased by Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1284. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. M 9.16.

Copy number: P-467(2)

Bound with O‑003; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 197 × 136 mm.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. X1(4).

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