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Bod-Inc: S-249

Solinus, Gaius Iulius

Polyhistor, siue Collectanea rerum memorabilium.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Solinus, Gaius Iulius: [Preface addressed to] Adventus. Collectanea rerum memorabilium, ed. Mommsen, 1-2; on this preface see S‑243.

a2r Solinus, Gaius Iulius: [Polyhistor, sive] Collectanea rerum memorabilium. ‘Rerum memorabilium collectanee'. Collectanea rerum memorabilium, ed. Mommsen, 3-216; see S‑243.


Imprint: Venice: [Guilelmus Anima Mia, Tridinensis], 13 Jan. 1493. 4°.

Remarks: BMC suggests that this book is the work of some other printer using type discarded by Anima Mia.


Collation: a–e8 f6.


ISTC: is00621000

Hain: HC 14881;

Goff: Goff S‑621;

BMC: BMC V 412;

Proctor: Pr 5116;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑484; CIBN S‑307; Rhodes 1629; Sheppard 4106.

LCN: 14121979


Copy number: S-249(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; blue-edged leaves.

Size: 202 × 155 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 146 mm.

A few marginal notes in two sixteenth-century hands, extracting key words from the text and supplying one correction.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 46.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.44.

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