D. Ivvenalis arpinatis satyrarvm liber primvs. Materiam et cavsam satyrarvm inspice prima.

Accession number: 
PML 20464
M[edio]l[an]i : Antoni[us] zaroth[us] parmensis, 1476.
[68] leaves ; 28 cm (quarto)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1919.

Title from incipit rubric, printed in red (leaf a1r).
Imprint from colophon (leaf l4v): D. Iunii Iuuenalis: et A. Persii Flacci satyras q[uam] diligentissime castigatas Antoni[us] zaroth[us] parmensis impressit 1476 m[edio]l[an]i.
Printed in Zarotus's type 5:111R.
Signatures: a-h⁸, I⁴: 68 leaves (a2 missigned b2).
Paper format: Royal quarto in half-sheets.
GW (manuscript), Goff, Hain, and IGI record copy as a folio, but BSB and Morgan Library copies are quarto.
Leaves h2v-I4v contain the satires of Persius; see Morgan, Bibliography of Persius, 14.
Capital spaces, most with guide-letters.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29.5 x 20.5 cm., with untrimmed edges.
PML copy leaves a1-3 with upper margin repaired, and leaves h5-l4 with progressively larger repairs to outer margin, with leaf l4 almost entirely remounted and with colophon set in window.

18th/19th-century half vellum with marbled paper sides over paper boards ( x ), sewn on .
Variant Title: 

D. Juvenalis arpinatis satyrarum


Hand decoration: Rubricated, red and blue alternating lombards and paragraph marks. Annotations: One contemporary interlinear correction and marginal note (leaf a7r).

J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased from Giuseppe Martini, Feb.-March 1919.