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Vergilius Maro, Publius

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Analysis of Content

[a2r] Vergilius Maro, Publius: Bucolica. ‘Aegloga prima dicta Tityrus. Collocutores Meliboeus Tityrus'. Verg. Ecl. On the transmission of Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid see V‑072. For this edition see Venier 44.

[b4r] [Ovidius Naso, Publius pseudo-]: Argumentum [in verse]. Incipit: ‘[Q]uid faciat laetas segetes quo sidera seruet | Agricola ut facilem terram proscindat aratris'; 4 hexameters. See V‑072.

[b4v] Vergilius Maro, Publius: Georgica [addressed to Gaius] Maecenas. Verg. G.

[e6v] [Argumentum in verse.] Incipit: ‘[P]rimus habet Libycam ueniant ut Troes in urbem | Edocet excidium Troiae clademque secundus'; 12 hexameters. See V‑072.

[e6v] [Second argumentum in verse.] Incipit: ‘[A]eneas primo Libye depellitur oris | Vir magnus bello nulli pietate secundus'. See V‑072.

[e6v] Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-]: ‘Versus Ouidii'. Incipit: ‘Qualis bucolicis quantus tellure domanda | Vitibus arboribusque apibus pecorique satisque'; 4 hexameters. See V‑072.

[e7r] [Vergilius Maro, Publius pseudo-: Epigramma.] Incipit: ‘[I]lle ego qui quondam gracili modulatus auena | Carmen et egressu siluis uicina coegi'; 4 hexameters. See V‑072.

[e7r] Vergilius Maro, Publius: Aeneis. Verg. A.

[u1r] [Brippius, Josephus: Argumentum.] See V‑075.

[u1r] Vegius, Maphaeus: ‘Aeneidos liber tertiusdecimus'. See V‑075.

[u10v] Vergilius Maro, Publius [pseudo-]: Copa. AV 81-2. On the pseudo-Vergilian authorship and the transmission of this poem, see notes on the ‘Appendix Vergiliana' in V‑072 [A4r].

[x1r] Vergilius Maro, Publius [pseudo-]: Moretum. ‘Partheniae Moretum'. See V‑072.

[x2v] Vergilius Maro, Publius [pseudo-]: Dirae. See V‑072.

[x5v] Vergilius Maro, Publius [pseudo-; Ausonius]: Est et non. See V‑072.

[x6r] Vergilius Maro, Publius [pseudo-]: De Rosis. See V‑072.

[x7r] Vergilius Maro, Publius [pseudo-]: Culex. See V‑072.

[y3r] [Vergilius Maro, Publius pseudo-: Priapea I–LXXXI.] See V‑075. In this edition poem 68 is divided after verse 8: verse 9 begins the new poem 68a. Poem 80 is merged with 81.


Imprint: Modena: Johannes Vurster, 23 Jan. 1475. Folio.


Collation: [a–y10].


ISTC: iv00158500

Hain: C 6016;

BMC: BMC VII 1059;

Proctor: Pr 7190;

Others: CIBN V‑114; Copinger, ‘Incunabula Virgiliana', 22; Davies–Goldfinch 18; Mambelli 23; Sheppard 5965.

LCN: 14694554


Copy number: V-076(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Gatherings [r] and [t] transposed. The last leaf [y10] backed.

Binding: Early nineteenth-century Italian(?) gold-tooled red morocco; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; green silk bookmark.

Size: 276 × 201 × 39 mm.

Size of leaf: 266 × 185 mm.

Leaf numbers supplied in pencil in lower margin. Letter from Payne and Foss dated 1842 inserted between the front endleaves.

Provenance: Purchased through Payne and Foss for £31. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1842), 43.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 4.11.

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