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Bod-Inc: S-202

Silius Italicus

Punica (comm. Petrus Marsus), et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Marsus, Petrus: [Letter addressed to] Virginius Ursinus. ‘Interpretatio in Syllium Italicum'. CTC III 387-8; see S‑201.

a2r ‘Syllii Vita'. CTC III 388; probably by Petrus Marsus, drawing on the Vita in the edition by Laetus; see S‑198.

a2v [Marsus, Petrus]: ‘Belli punici ii compendium'. See CTC III 388.

a4r [Marsus, Petrus: Commentary on the Punica.] See CTC III 388; see S‑201.

a4r [Silius Italicus: Punica.] Sil.; see S‑197.

u5v [Marsus, Petrus: Final note to] Virginius Ursinus. CTC III 388.


Imprint: Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 18 May 1492. Folio.


Collation: a–s8 t u6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: is00508000

Hain: HC 14740;

Goff: Goff S‑508;

BMC: BMC V 439;

Proctor: Pr 5034;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑386; CIBN S‑261; Oates 1966; Sack, Freiburg, 3233; Sheppard 4191.

LCN: 14125520


Copy number: S-202(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers, the spine gold-tooled; ‘399' on a paper label at the head of the spine; red-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 293 × 202 × 34 mm.

Size of leaf: 284 × 186 mm.

‘3291' in black ink, deleted, on verso of front endleaf.

Provenance: Richard Heber (1773-1833); see note in Heber's hand on the recto of the front endleaf; the upper right-hand corner of this leaf (where Heber's stamp would have been) is torn away; Catalogue, 7 (1835), lot 5868; sold for £0. 2. 6. Purchased for £1. 0. 0 according to Books Purchased (1835), 26.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.12.

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