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Bod-Inc: S-217

Sisgoreus, Georgius

Carmina, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Sisgoreus, Georgius: [Letter addressed to] Petrus Toboleus. Incipit: ‘[H]omerus ranarum murumque simul crudelia bella . . .’

[a1r] Sisgoreus, Georgius: Carmina. ‘Elegiarum et carminum liber primus'. ‘De musae luctibus'. Incipit: ‘Musa mihi fuerat lachrymosis plena querellis | Materiam musae sed mea fata dabant'; elegiac distichs.

[d8r] Giliberthus: Iudicium in Georgium Sisgoreum. Incipit: ‘Carmina laudamus sacro perfusa liquore | factaque Cyreo uertice musa tua est'; 3 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Venice: Adam de Rottweil, 1477. 4°.


Collation: [a–d8].

Types: Type: 94 G.

Leaves: 32 leaves.

Line number: 30 lines ([a2r]).

Type area: Type area: 139 ×78 mm ([a2r]).


ISTC: is00537500

Hain: HCR 14794;

Proctor: Pr 4417;

Others: CIBN S‑282; Oates 1771; Pellechet MS. 10568; Sheppard 3550.

LCN: 14122653


Copy number: S-217(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century(?) parchment. ‘3801' in brown ink on a circular paper label pasted onto the lower left-hand corner of the upper cover.

Size: 205 × 152 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 145 mm.

Early signatures in brown ink partially visible.

Provenance: Sheppard records that this item was purchased from Joseph Lilly in May 1862 for £18. 6. 0 (also pencil note on the front pastedown), but it has not been identified in Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.52.

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