Material Evidence
in Incunabula

Iowa City IA, Univ. of Iowa, The Univ. Libraries (US): PA6492.A2 1472

ISTC No.im00008000
AuthorMacrobius, Aurelius Theodosius
TitleIn Somnium Scipionis expositio. Saturnalia
ImprintVenice : Nicolaus Jenson, 1472
Format
Languagelat
SubjectLiterature
Keywordscommentary; religion; philosophy
Periodclassical

Description of Copy

Copy Id02011775
Holding InstitutionIowa City IA, Univ. of Iowa, The Univ. Libraries (US)
ShelfmarkPA6492.A2 1472
Copy HistoryCreated by Greg Prickman and Cristina Dondi
Size of leaves329 × 234 mm
Copy FeaturesManuscript signatures
Support material (book)Paper
SourceSome provenance and descriptive information taken from Incunabula at Iowa by Sidney B. Vosper.

Provenance 1472 - 1521

PlaceNapoli (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1472 - 1521
Provenance nameParrasio, Aulo Giano, 1470 - 1521 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Scholar, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn the front endleaf: 'Hosce Macrobij libros aliqua ex parte emendandos curauit Ianus Parrhasius antiquissimum nactus exemplar ambustum tamem et affectum iussitque ne quid ex ingenio cuiusquam uel adderetur uel immutaretur ut sibi caeterisque esset integrum uelut odorari uestigia uere lectionis'
Manuscript notesParrasio’s note says that he had added in the margins variant readings from an antiquissimus codex of Macrobius, a volume damaged by fire, and asks/warns posterity not to tamper with the text further, so as to preserve these records of ancient readings. - comments from an email from Paul Needham, Oct. 6, 2014.
Ms. notes (frequency)Extensive
Location in BookThroughout
CorrectionsYes
Extraction of keywordsYes
CollationYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1521 - 1531

PlaceNapoli (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1521 - 1531
Provenance nameSeripando, Antonio, 1486 - 1531 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Scholar, Aristocracy)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn the last leaf, below the colophon: 'Antonij Seripandi ex Iani Parrhasij | testamento'
Method of acquisitionBequest
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1531 - 1563

PlaceNaples (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1531 - 1563
Provenance nameSeripando, Girolamo, 1492-1563 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteSeripando's books were bequeathed to his brother Girolamo.
Method of acquisitionBequest

Provenance 1563 - 1687

PlaceNapoli (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1563 - 1687
Provenance nameNapoli, Agostiniani, San Giovanni a Carbonara, OSA, 1343-1799 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Religious institution, Religious)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteThe books of Antonio Seripando were bequeathed to his brother Girolamo (1492-1563), General of the Augustinians of San Giovanni a Carbonara, who in turn left his library to the institution
Method of acquisitionBequest

Provenance 1687 - 1687

PlaceNapoli (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1687 - 1687
Provenance nameCapano, Vincenzo, 1687 [Person; Bookseller] (Male, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay) Floruit
Antonius (?) Naples 1687, 1687 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Lawyer, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn the front endleaf, below of note of Parrhasius, 'Emptus a me Neapoli a Vinc(en)zo Capano Bibliopola carolenis duodecim anno 1687 Ant(oniu)s P(?) (?) V(triusque). I(ure). D(octor).
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price12 Carlini Naples 1687
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance

Provenance TypeBinding
Binding noteSpine label is gold tooling on red leather, possibly from an earlier binding. Fore-edge yapp.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialOther
Cover materialParchment/Vellum
Binding statusRebound
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
Historic Shelfmark'CXXVI.a.I' in black ink on the upper central part of the front pastedown. (Shelfmark pattern No.: 67)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1886

PlaceThenford (Geonames Id: 7296731)
Areae-uk
Time period1801 - 1886
Provenance nameWodhull, Michael, 1740 - 1816 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Scholar, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NoteDescription in Incunabula at Iowa states: "a Mr. Woodhull, who paid 28 pounds for it in 1801." It is possible that the book stayed in Thenford until the Sotheby's sale of 1886.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price£28 British pounds
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Provenance 1886 - 1937

PlaceNew York (Geonames Id: 5128581)
Arean-us
Time period1886 - 1937
Provenance nameGrant, Madison, 1865-1937 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Lawyer, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1937 -

PlaceIowa City (Geonames Id: 4862034)
Arean-us
Time period1937 -
Provenance nameIowa City IA, Univ. of Iowa, The Univ. Libraries [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay) start period approximate

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Last Edit2020-06-10 16:28:08

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Iowa City IA, Univ. of Iowa, The Univ. Libraries (US): PA6492.A2 1472

ISTC No.im00008000
AuthorMacrobius, Aurelius Theodosius
TitleIn Somnium Scipionis expositio. Saturnalia
ImprintVenice : Nicolaus Jenson, 1472
Format
Languagelat
SubjectLiterature
Keywordscommentary; religion; philosophy
Periodclassical

Description of Copy

Copy Id02011775
Holding InstitutionIowa City IA, Univ. of Iowa, The Univ. Libraries (US)
ShelfmarkPA6492.A2 1472
Copy HistoryCreated by Greg Prickman and Cristina Dondi
Size of leaves329 × 234 mm
Copy FeaturesManuscript signatures
Support material (book)Paper
SourceSome provenance and descriptive information taken from Incunabula at Iowa by Sidney B. Vosper.

Provenance 1472 - 1521

PlaceNapoli (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1472 - 1521
Provenance nameParrasio, Aulo Giano, 1470 - 1521 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Scholar, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn the front endleaf: 'Hosce Macrobij libros aliqua ex parte emendandos curauit Ianus Parrhasius antiquissimum nactus exemplar ambustum tamem et affectum iussitque ne quid ex ingenio cuiusquam uel adderetur uel immutaretur ut sibi caeterisque esset integrum uelut odorari uestigia uere lectionis'
Manuscript notesParrasio’s note says that he had added in the margins variant readings from an antiquissimus codex of Macrobius, a volume damaged by fire, and asks/warns posterity not to tamper with the text further, so as to preserve these records of ancient readings. - comments from an email from Paul Needham, Oct. 6, 2014.
Ms. notes (frequency)Extensive
Location in BookThroughout
CorrectionsYes
Extraction of keywordsYes
CollationYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1521 - 1531

PlaceNapoli (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1521 - 1531
Provenance nameSeripando, Antonio, 1486 - 1531 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Scholar, Aristocracy)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn the last leaf, below the colophon: 'Antonij Seripandi ex Iani Parrhasij | testamento'
Method of acquisitionBequest
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1531 - 1563

PlaceNaples (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1531 - 1563
Provenance nameSeripando, Girolamo, 1492-1563 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteSeripando's books were bequeathed to his brother Girolamo.
Method of acquisitionBequest

Provenance 1563 - 1687

PlaceNapoli (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1563 - 1687
Provenance nameNapoli, Agostiniani, San Giovanni a Carbonara, OSA, 1343-1799 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Religious institution, Religious)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteThe books of Antonio Seripando were bequeathed to his brother Girolamo (1492-1563), General of the Augustinians of San Giovanni a Carbonara, who in turn left his library to the institution
Method of acquisitionBequest

Provenance 1687 - 1687

PlaceNapoli (Geonames Id: 3172394)
Areae-it
Time period1687 - 1687
Provenance nameCapano, Vincenzo, 1687 [Person; Bookseller] (Male, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay) Floruit
Antonius (?) Naples 1687, 1687 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Lawyer, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn the front endleaf, below of note of Parrhasius, 'Emptus a me Neapoli a Vinc(en)zo Capano Bibliopola carolenis duodecim anno 1687 Ant(oniu)s P(?) (?) V(triusque). I(ure). D(octor).
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price12 Carlini Naples 1687
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance

Provenance TypeBinding
Binding noteSpine label is gold tooling on red leather, possibly from an earlier binding. Fore-edge yapp.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialOther
Cover materialParchment/Vellum
Binding statusRebound
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
Historic Shelfmark'CXXVI.a.I' in black ink on the upper central part of the front pastedown. (Shelfmark pattern No.: 67)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1886

PlaceThenford (Geonames Id: 7296731)
Areae-uk
Time period1801 - 1886
Provenance nameWodhull, Michael, 1740 - 1816 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Scholar, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NoteDescription in Incunabula at Iowa states: "a Mr. Woodhull, who paid 28 pounds for it in 1801." It is possible that the book stayed in Thenford until the Sotheby's sale of 1886.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price£28 British pounds
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Provenance 1886 - 1937

PlaceNew York (Geonames Id: 5128581)
Arean-us
Time period1886 - 1937
Provenance nameGrant, Madison, 1865-1937 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Lawyer, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1937 -

PlaceIowa City (Geonames Id: 4862034)
Arean-us
Time period1937 -
Provenance nameIowa City IA, Univ. of Iowa, The Univ. Libraries [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay) start period approximate

Other Information

Last Edit2020-06-10 16:28:08