Horatius cum quattuor commentariis.

Accession number: 
PML 79018
Venetiis impressa : per Ioannem aluysium de uarisio Mediolane[n]sem, Anno salutis .M.cccc.lxxxxviii. die xxiii. mensis Iullii [23 July 1498]
[3], II-CCLVII (i.e. CCLVIII), [4] leaves (the last blank) : illustrations (woodcut) ; 30 x 21 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier collection, 1984.

Title from half-title page (leaf [1]/1r).
Imprint from colophon (leaf G5r): Horatii Flaccii poetae opera: per Ioannem aluysium de uarisio Mediolane[n]sem. Venetiis impressa. Anno salutis .M.cccc.lxxxxviii. die xxiii. mensis Iullii.
Printed in Alvisius's types 1:107R, 2:83R, 3:180G, and 7:83Gr.
Signatures: [1]²; a-z⁸ &⁸ [con]⁸ [rum]⁸ A-F⁸ G⁶: 264 leaves, leaf G6 blank.
Paper format: Chancery (maybe Median?) folio
Miscellaneous: Capital spaces, with guide letters; printed marginal notes; woodcut illustration on title page depicts commentators and editor.
Text surrounded by the commentaries of Antonius Mancinellus, (Pseudo- ) Acron, Pomponius Porphyrio and Christophorus Landinus. Edited by Antonius Mancinellus.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29.8 x 20.5 cm.

16th/17th-century Italian stiff vellum over paper boards (30 x 21 cm.), sewn on 5 supports.
Variant Title: 

Title in ISTC: Opera


Hand decoration: Rubrication partially realized by annotator. Annotations: 16th-century marginal notations and reader's marks throughout -- more extensive in Epodae, Ars poetica, and Sermones -- but many are trimmed with bookblock.

Gaspare Celerino (Celerinus; b. 1540s), signature and initials throughout (see biographical information in dept. file, submitted by Giacomo Cellerino, Nov. 2022); Stefano Lemuggi, inscription: "Ad Stephani Lemuggii ac amicor[um] usum" (leaf [1]/1r); inscription: "Magistri honesti de ruebanis," 16th century (leaf G5v); unidentified Jesuit(?) inscription: "Collegii [abraded] Iesu Dup: Cat:," 17th century (leaf [1]/1r); John Francis Neylan (1885-1960), his sale, Sotheby's (London), 28 May 1962, lot 37, to Maggs for £80 (where Glazier purchased?); William S. Glazier (1907-1962), booklabel (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan Library, gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier collection, 1984.