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Name: P. Vergilius Maro Opera - P. Ovidius Naso Opera

Repository: University of Tasmania Library

Settlement: Hobart

Associated Manuscript Items:

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 mottled Worm-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 hybrida hand (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 the University 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.

Music notation:


Orig date: s. xv2

Orig place:



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)


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