Accession number: 
PML 75079
Lucan, 39-65.
Rome : Conradus Sweynheym and Arnoldus Pannartz, 1469.
[111] leaves ; 34 x 24 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased on the Fellows Fund, 1976.

Title from ISTC.
Colophon (leaf [11]/8r): Hoc Conradus opus suueynheym ordine miro Arnoldusq[ue] simul pannarts una aede colendi Gente theotonica: romae expediere sodales. .M.CCCC.LXIX.
Printed in type 2:115R.
Collation: [1¹²⁻¹ 2-11¹⁰]: 111 leaves, leaves [11]/9-10 blank. Watermarks indicate that leaf [1]/1 is a singleton.
Paper format: Median folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 33 x 23 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: [11]/10 (blank).

18th-century(?) English gilt-tooled red morocco over paper boards (34 x 24 cm), sewn on 4 supports. Marbled paper pastedowns and fly leaves with plain paper fly leaves; plain endbands.

Hand decoration: Illuminated initial (Ferrara/Venice style) with marginal foliate border (leaf [1]/3r); rubricated, alternating red and blue lombards with filigree penwork. Annotations: Marginal and interlinear notations in two contemporary hands.

Andrew Fletcher (1655-1716), of Saltoun, signature (leaf [1]/3r); unidentified shelf mark: 2H-4-4 (front fly leaf); Dukes of Devonshire, Chatsworth Library bookplate, shelf mark: 14. C. (front pastedown); Chatsworth sale, Christie's, 6 June 1974, lot 13; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from H.P. Kraus, 1976.