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Bod-Inc: V-070

Vergilius, Polydorus

De inventoribus rerum.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Polydori Vergilii Vrbinatis De Inuentoribus rerum libri tres.’

a1v Vergilius, Polydorus: ‘Praefatio' [addressed to] Ludovicus Odaxius. Polydore Vergil, On Discovery, ed. and trans. B. P. Copenhauer, I Tatti Renaissance Library, 6 (Cambridge Mass., 2002), 2-10.

a3v [Table.] ‘De inuentoribus rerum capita primi libri'. Incipit: ‘De prima deorum origine  . . .’ expl: ignorantur Laus Deo

b1r Vergilius, Polydorus: De inuentoribus rerum. ‘De prima deorum origine et quod ueri dei nullum est exordium. Caput primum'. On Discovery, ed. Copenhauer, 26-490.

l9v [Apology for errata.] Incipit: ‘In indice capitum primi libri deest decimum nonum . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello, 31 Aug. 1499. 4°.


Collation: a6 b–k8 l10.


ISTC: iv00146000

Hain: H *16008;

Goff: Goff V‑146.

BMC: BMC V 473; XII 33;

Proctor: Pr 5250;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑139; Sheppard 4326. Microfiche: Unit 24: Italian Humanism: Part I, IH 77.

LCN: 14695348


Copy number: V-070(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century red paper boards. Blue-edged leaves, now faded.

Size: 211 × 156 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 147 mm.

Provenance: Purchased from Thomas Thorpe, Catalogue (1830), no. 8968 for £0. 10. 6: see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 156, and Books Purchased (1830), 24, dated 1498.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.42.

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