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Bod-Inc: Z-005

Zambecharius, Franciscus

Elegiarum liber de amoribus Chryseae et Philochrysi.


Analysis of Content

b1r [Title-page, with the device of Petit.]

b1r [Advertisement.] Incipit: ‘Venales reperiuntur in uico sancti Iacobi apud Leonem argenteum'.

b1v Zambecharius, Franciscus: ‘Prefatio' [addressed to] Pinus Ordelaphus. Incipit: ‘Maxime vellem, princeps illustrissime, ut ea mihi et ingenii et doctrinae facultas . . .’

b2v [Zambecharius, Franciscus: Verse addressed to] Pinus Ordelaphus. Incipit: ‘Ordelphe splendor preclaraque gloria gentis | O decus o patriae lumen honosque tuae'; 36 elegiac distichs.

b4r Zambecharius, Franciscus: Elegiarum liber de amoribus Chryseae et Philochrysi. Incipit: ‘Ut solet irati constrictus ab ungue leonis | Quam cupit infoelix dissimulare fugam'. The work consists of 21 letters in verse.


Imprint: Paris: Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 31 Dec. 1498. 4°.


Collation: b bb c d8.


ISTC: iz00018000

Hain: H 16271;

Goff: Goff Z‑18;


Proctor: Pr 8378;

Others: Oates 3152; Sheppard 6532.

LCN: 14743423


Copy number: Z-005(1)

Bound with A‑040; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 190 × 130 mm.

Early marginal annotations in red and black ink, including comments on the text, also underlining.

SHELFMARK: Buchanan e.66(6).

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