Geographia (trans. Guarinus Veronensis and Gregorius Tifernas, ed. Antonius Mancinellus).
Analysis of Content
[*2r] [Table.] Compiled by Antonius Mancinellus, as stated in his preface.
[†8v] Mancinellus, Antonius: [Letter addressed to] Justinus Carosius. Incipit: ‘[S]trabonis geographia poematum . . .’ Dated Venice, 3 May 1494. See CTC II 229.
a2r [Bussis, Johannes Andreas de: Letter addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. See S‑325.
a3r [Guarinus Veronensis: Dedicatory preface.] See S‑326.
a3v [Guarinus Veronensis: Dedicatory preface addressed to] Jacobus Antonius Marcellus. ‘In absolutionem Strabonis inchoati prohemium alterum'. See S‑326.
a5r Strabo: [Geographia]. ‘Strabonis Cappadocis seu Gnossi Amasini de situ orbis liber primus'. Edited by Antonius Mancinellus, as stated in his preface. Books I–X are translated by Guarinus Veronensis; books XI–XVII by Gregorius Tifernas. Incipit: ‘[S]i ad Philosophum alia pertineat ulla tractatio . . .’ See S‑325.
Imprint: [Venice]: Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis, 24 Apr. 1494. Folio.
Collation: [*] [†]8 a–r ſ s–z &6.
Remarks: Gathering [*] is numbered ‘i–iii', gathering [†] ‘v–viii', but neither is signed. Leaf [*1] unnumbered, [*2] is numbered ‘i'; the first leaf of gathering [†] is numbered ‘v'.
Illustrations: Woodcut initials.
Hain: HC *15090;
Goff: Goff S‑797;
BMC: BMC V 418;
Proctor: Pr 5135;
Others: BSB‑Ink S‑598; CIBN S‑474; Rhodes 1645; Sack, Freiburg, 3297; Sheppard 4124.
Copy number: S-328(1)
Binding: Eighteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards; ‘616' in red ink on a paper label in the upper left-hand corner of the upper cover.
Size: 325 × 220 × 35 mm.
Size of leaf: 314 × 207 mm.
Frequent marginal notes in a c.1500 Italian hand in Latin, with a few in Greek, on books V–VI on Italy (especially Campania) and Greece, also some notes on the other books, supplying underlining, brackets, pointing hands, ‘nota' signs, personal names, key words, comments summarizing the text, and some references to other ancient authors using particular signs.
Provenance: A circular wax seal (10 mm in diameter) in the lower right-hand corner on a1r: the imprint of a coat of arms bearing a chevron, surmounted by a crown and an eagle. Purchased for £0. 15. 6; see Books Purchased (1858), 102.
SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 2.25.
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