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Martialis

Label
Martialis
Title
Martialis
Title variation
M.V. Martialis epigrammata
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Printer
Subject
Language
lat
Summary
Compilation of epigrams by Martial, considered to be the father of the modern epigram, a short satirical or witty statement, usually in a couplet.
Member of
Cataloging source
DLM
Citation location within source
  • p. 30, no. 7
  • no. 47
  • p. 420
  • M-689
Citation source
  • Renouard, A.A. Annales de l'imprimerie des Alde
  • UCLA Library. The Aldine press: catalogue of the Ahmanson-Murphy Collection
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
  • Adams
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The Epigrams provide a picture into the life and culture of Rome in the first century AD, documenting contemporary behavior as well as Martial's own nostalgic recollections of life in the past in the Iberian Peninsula
Label
Martialis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Headline at beginning of text: "M.V. Martialis epigrammata."
  • Signatures: A-Z8 &8
  • Final leaf (&8) is blank
  • Printed in small italic type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[192] leaves
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy1: imperfect, final leaf &8 wanting; headline "LIB. X" on leaf S4 mis-captioned as "IB.X"; leaf Xiiii mis-signed iiii. Capitals touched in red ink. Bound in contemporary mottled tan calf; broad gilt rolled floral border on both boards; ornamental gilt spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Martial. Aldus 1501"; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; green silk bookmarker. Bookplate of Templeton Crocker on verso of front free endpaper. In modern brown cloth phase box, and marbled paper and tan leather slipcase; gold-stamped case title "Martialis. Epigrammata. 1501."
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: leaf Rii missigned ii; headline "LIB. X" on leaf S4 mis-captioned as "IB.X"; leaf Xiiii mis-signed iiii. Bound in vellum boards; blind stamped ornamental floral border; blind-stamped mandorla centerpiece; blind-stamped floral ornaments in spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Martia. Epigra."; edges stained red. Purchase, Antonello Privitera, [1997].
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04254197
  • ucoclc4254197
Label
Martialis
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Headline at beginning of text: "M.V. Martialis epigrammata."
  • Signatures: A-Z8 &8
  • Final leaf (&8) is blank
  • Printed in small italic type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[192] leaves
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy1: imperfect, final leaf &8 wanting; headline "LIB. X" on leaf S4 mis-captioned as "IB.X"; leaf Xiiii mis-signed iiii. Capitals touched in red ink. Bound in contemporary mottled tan calf; broad gilt rolled floral border on both boards; ornamental gilt spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Martial. Aldus 1501"; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; green silk bookmarker. Bookplate of Templeton Crocker on verso of front free endpaper. In modern brown cloth phase box, and marbled paper and tan leather slipcase; gold-stamped case title "Martialis. Epigrammata. 1501."
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: leaf Rii missigned ii; headline "LIB. X" on leaf S4 mis-captioned as "IB.X"; leaf Xiiii mis-signed iiii. Bound in vellum boards; blind stamped ornamental floral border; blind-stamped mandorla centerpiece; blind-stamped floral ornaments in spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Martia. Epigra."; edges stained red. Purchase, Antonello Privitera, [1997].
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04254197
  • ucoclc4254197

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