Name: P. Vergilius Maro Opera - P. Ovidius Naso Opera
Repository: University of Tasmania Library
Library ref: MSS2
Acquisition: acquired in 1961 from B. M. Rosenthal of New York
Binding: 18c. (?) calf over boards, spine has stylised floral designs tooled in blind.
Catchwords: Catchwords agree
Collation: (12)1-27. Ar.ÑAv., 320v.Ñ323v., Br.ÑBv. are blank
Condition: Edges cut and mottledWorm-holes in the covers and in margins of centre gatherings.
Deco desc: red rubrics; caps and running Book numbers in red ; there are also caps in black ink, they are probably a later addition.
Dimensions: 277 x 210 mm
Extent: ii + 324
Foliation: foliation modern in arabic numerals by tens
Hand desc: Principal hand: German littera hybridahand (ii) smaller contemporary littera hybrida
Layout: one col. of 20 lines (24 lines on 254r.Ñ319v.)
Library ref alt:
List bibl: B. M. Rosenthal, Catalogue XII. Medieval Manuscripts. Incunabula, New York 1961, p.9, item 43; D. H. Borchardt, ÔImportant manuscripts in theUniversity LibraryÕ, University of Tasmania Gazette, Vol.XI (1961), p. 47; K. V. Sinclair, ÔSome late manuscripts of the works of Classical authorsÕ, Phoenix, Vol.XVI (1962), p. 279.
Orig date: s. xv2
Record hist source: Sinclair no. 164
Signatures: quire signatures trimmed
Support: paper water-mark is a set of scales cf. Briquet, Vol.I, no.2401 (Venice 1437, Catania 1438, Vicenza 1440, Munich 1441, Udine 1447Ñ8, Bavaria 1454, Vienna 1457)