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Bod-Inc: T-211

Tibullus, Albius

Elegiae, sive Carmina.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.] ‘Albii Tibulli elegiographorum optimi elegia de amore et laudibus Messale.’

[a1v] [Vita Tibulli.] Allenspach–Frasso 265-6.

[a2r] Tibullus, Albius: [Elegiae: I–II]. ‘Quod spretis diuiciis et militia Deliam amet et amori seruiat'. See T‑205.

e2r Tibullus, Albius: [Elegiae: III. ‘Ad Neeram'. See T‑205. On f1v Poem 3. 7 is headed: ‘De laudibus Messalle liber quartus'.

g4r ‘Summa uitae Albii Tibulli.’ Incipit: ‘[A]lbius Tibullus eques Romanus insignis forma . . . ut indicat epitaphium infrascriptum'. See T‑205.

g4r [Marsus, Domitius]: Epitaphium Tibulli. See T‑205.


Imprint: [Leipzig: Conrad Kachelofen, not after 1487]. 4°.


Collation: [a]8 b–f8 g4.


ISTC: it00365900

GW: GW Nachträge, 348;

Hain: H 15521?;


Proctor: Pr 2857;

Others: Oates 1269; Sack, Freiburg, 3482; Sheppard 2070.

LCN: 14719013


Copy number: T-211(1)

Wanting gathering b.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 209 × 153 × 1 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 141 mm.

Copious marginal and interlinear notes in a German hand of the 1490s (ex informatione Kristian Jensen), supplying underlining, synonyms, and comments on the text paraphrasing Cyllenius' commentary. On g4v in the same hand(?) the note: ‘Haec Venere nec tu Bachi tenearis Aurore | Uno namque modo uina Venusque uocent | Vt Venus euernat uires sic copia Bachi | ‘ (see Poetae Latini Minores, ed. E. Baehrens, 4 vols (1879-86), IV 150-1, no. 149); ‘Deorum . . . hyemis(?)' in red ink, and scribbles in other German hands.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3478; purchased for £1. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 27.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.48.

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