Propertius, Sextus Aurelius
Elegiae (ed. Antonius Volscus Pipernus).
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Propertius, Sextus Aurelius: Elegiae. Edited by Antonius Volscus [Pipernus], as stated in the colophon. ‘Propertii poetae elegiographi clarissimi. Liber primus.’ See P‑479.
Imprint: Rome: Eucharius Silber, ‘before' 13 Jan. 1482. 4°.
Remarks: The date in the colophon reads ‘ . . . Ante idus | Ianuarias . . .’
Hain: HC *13402;
Goff: Goff P‑1015;
BMC: BMC IV 104;
Proctor: Pr 3805;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑803; CIBN P‑629; Sheppard 3000.
Copy number: P-480(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [a1] and [k3-6].
Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled russia, with marbled pastedowns, parchment endleaves, and a blue silk bookmark.
Size: 200 × 146 × 18 mm.
Size of leaf: 193 × 138 mm.
Occasional marginal notes in a contemporary German hand, providing pointing hands, brackets, and a few variants and key words; ‘purcd 1830' on verso of front endleaf.
Provenance: Antoine Augustin Renouard (1765-1853); sale (1830), lot 803. Purchased at the Renouard sale for £1. 11. 6: see Library Bills (1829-32), nos 190-1, and Books Purchased (1830), 19.
SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.8
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