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Bod-Inc: V-150

Vitruvius Pollio

De architectura, et al.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page as list of contents.]

[*1v] ‘Index'.

A1r Vitruvius Pollio: De architectura. Dedicated to Emperor Augustus. See V‑149. In this edition the author's name is given as L[ucius]. On this edition see Ciapponi, ‘Fra Giocondo', 73.

L4r [First colophon.]

a1r Politianus, Angelus: Panepistemon. ‘Praelectio cui titulus Panepistemon'. Maïer I 462-73.

a6v [Second colophon.]

b1r Politianus, Angelus: Lamia. ‘Praelectio in priora Aristotelis Analytica, Titulus Lamia'. Maïer I 451-61; Angelo Poliziano, Lamia, ed. A. Wesseling, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought, 38 (Leiden, 1986).

aa1r Frontinus, Sextus Julius: De aquis urbis Romae. ‘De aquis quae in urbem influunt libellus mirabilis'. Edited by Pomponius Laetus and Johannes Sulpitius Verulanus, as stated in the explicit note. Front. Aq.

bb4r [Explicit with note on the editors.] Incipit: ‘Libellum hunc de aquaeductibus cum esset mendosissimus . . .’


Imprint: Venice/Florence: [Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello], 13 Nov. 1495/1496. Folio.

Remarks: Pr assigns to [Antonius Francisci, Venetus]. This issue has two colophons reading respectively ‘Florence, 1496', and ‘Venice, 13 Nov. 1495'; for a discussion of these conflicting imprints see BMC V p. xlii.


Collation: [*2] A–I6 K L4 a b aa6 bb4.

Illustrations: Woodcut diagrams.


ISTC: iv00307000

Hain: C 6269;

Goff: Goff V‑307;

BMC: BMC V 474;

Proctor: Pr 6403;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑271; Sack, Freiburg, 3694; Sander 7693; Sheppard 4332.

LCN: 14766310


Copy number: V-150(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century grey paper boards. Strips from a twelfth-century noted manuscript are visible in the binding. Leather index tab on L4.

Size: 316 × 221 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 307 × 204 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in a German humanist hand, in brown and red ink.

Provenance: A contemporary erased inscription on L4v: ‘Hic liber possidetur ab Bo[ ] Ing[ ]k[ ]'. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1841), 40.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 3.11.

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