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Bod-Inc: S-285

Statilius, Nicolaus

Paradoxa, et al.


Analysis of Content

A1r Statilius, Nicolaus: Preface [addressed to] Hieronymus [Bononius] Tarvisanus. Incipit: ‘[A]nimaduertens saepenumero uir optime praeclara maiorum nostrorum ingenia . . .’

A2r [Statilius, Nicolaus: Paradoxa]. Incipit: ‘[O]mnes sapientes nobiles esse, expertes uero sapientes seruorum infimos . . .’

C3r Statilius, Michael: [Letter addressed to] Nicolas Statilius. Incipit: ‘[A]ccepi litteras tuas, Nicolae Statilii fili charissimae, una cum libello tuo . . .’ Dated Traù, 1 Mar. 1499.

C3v Statilius, Nicolaus: [Letter addressed to] Michael Statilius. Incipit: ‘[V]ehementer laetor pater charissimae probari tibi sententiam et lucubrationem meam . . .’ Dated Venice, 10 Apr. 1499.


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, 7 Aug. 1500. 4°.


Collation: A–C4.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: is00689500

Hain: H 14974;

BMC: BMC V 549;

Proctor: Pr 5535;

Others: Sheppard 4596.

LCN: 14006974


Copy number: S-285(1)

Wanting leaf C3 containing the letters of Michael and Nicolaus Statilius, and the blank leaf C4.

Binding: Half calf, c.1880, over marbled paper boards; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 210 × 150 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 142 mm.

Provenance: London, British Museum; acquired 20 July 1894; shelfmarks: ‘8462.c.33'; ‘IA.24352'; stamp and duplicate stamp (with date of transfer 11 Oct. 1913) on C2v. Transferred to the Bodleian Library in Oct. 1913; see ‘List of Duplicate Incunabula' (Library Records c.1054), no. 18.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I4.1500.3.

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