Material Evidence
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Manchester, John Rylands University Library (GB): Inc. 19. B. 1.

ISTC No.ih00300800
AuthorHomerus
TitleBatrachomyomachia [Greek and Latin]. Tr: Carolus Marsuppinus Aretinus
Imprint[Brescia : Thomas Ferrandus, about 1474]
Format
Languagegrc
SubjectLiterature
Keywordspoetry; greek
Periodclassical

Description of Copy

Copy Id02126081
Holding InstitutionManchester, John Rylands University Library (GB)
ShelfmarkInc. 19. B. 1.
NoteCreated by Geri Della Rocca de Candal.
Size of leaves215 × 154 mm
Copy FeaturesComplete
Manuscript signatures
No rubrication
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1474 - 1525

Areae-it
Time period1474 - 1525
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1475 - 1525 [Person; Annotator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Decoration NoteOne pen initial [a1r].
Pen initialsYes
Manuscript notesSeveral annotations in dark brown ink, often but not always washed or scraped, only affecting the part with interlinear translation (i.e. only the rectos). The annotations are usually corrections or completions (where letters are missing, or the inking is not even) and a number of marginal notes, mostly in Greek, but also in at least one occasion in Latin.
Ms. notes (frequency)Several
Location in BookThroughout
CorrectionsYes
CompletionsYes
Extraction of keywordsYes
CommentsYes
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1789 - 1834

PlaceAlthorp (Geonames Id: 7296694)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1789 - 1834
Provenance nameSpencer, George John, 2nd Earl Spencer, 1758-1834 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Politician, Aristocracy)
Kalthoeber, Christian Samuel, 1775-1817 [Person; Binder] (Male, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Binding
NoteHorizontal oval lather bookplate 'E Bibliotheca Spenceriana' on bottom right corner of front pastedown.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Binding noteEarly 19th c. blue morocco binding with gilt fillet decoration and Spencer's coat of arms in the centre. Gilt edges. Kalthoeber's printed label glued on top left corner of verso of front endpaper.
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions222 × 162 × 14 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesGilt
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1834 - 1892

PlaceAlthorp (Geonames Id: 11670133)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1834 - 1892
Provenance nameSpencer, Family Estate, 1834-1892 [Person; Former Owner] (Civil servant, Politician, Aristocracy)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Method of acquisitionBequest
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1892 -

PlaceDeansgate, Manchester (Geonames Id: 2643123)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1892 -
Provenance nameManchester, John Rylands University Library, 1900 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteLarge Rylands Library bookplate dated 1894 on the front pastedown.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-07-22 19:07:58

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Manchester, John Rylands University Library (GB): Inc. 19. B. 1.

ISTC No.ih00300800
AuthorHomerus
TitleBatrachomyomachia [Greek and Latin]. Tr: Carolus Marsuppinus Aretinus
Imprint[Brescia : Thomas Ferrandus, about 1474]
Format
Languagegrc
SubjectLiterature
Keywordspoetry; greek
Periodclassical

Description of Copy

Copy Id02126081
Holding InstitutionManchester, John Rylands University Library (GB)
ShelfmarkInc. 19. B. 1.
NoteCreated by Geri Della Rocca de Candal.
Size of leaves215 × 154 mm
Copy FeaturesComplete
Manuscript signatures
No rubrication
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1474 - 1525

Areae-it
Time period1474 - 1525
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1475 - 1525 [Person; Annotator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Decoration NoteOne pen initial [a1r].
Pen initialsYes
Manuscript notesSeveral annotations in dark brown ink, often but not always washed or scraped, only affecting the part with interlinear translation (i.e. only the rectos). The annotations are usually corrections or completions (where letters are missing, or the inking is not even) and a number of marginal notes, mostly in Greek, but also in at least one occasion in Latin.
Ms. notes (frequency)Several
Location in BookThroughout
CorrectionsYes
CompletionsYes
Extraction of keywordsYes
CommentsYes
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1789 - 1834

PlaceAlthorp (Geonames Id: 7296694)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1789 - 1834
Provenance nameSpencer, George John, 2nd Earl Spencer, 1758-1834 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Politician, Aristocracy)
Kalthoeber, Christian Samuel, 1775-1817 [Person; Binder] (Male, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Binding
NoteHorizontal oval lather bookplate 'E Bibliotheca Spenceriana' on bottom right corner of front pastedown.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Binding noteEarly 19th c. blue morocco binding with gilt fillet decoration and Spencer's coat of arms in the centre. Gilt edges. Kalthoeber's printed label glued on top left corner of verso of front endpaper.
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions222 × 162 × 14 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesGilt
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1834 - 1892

PlaceAlthorp (Geonames Id: 11670133)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1834 - 1892
Provenance nameSpencer, Family Estate, 1834-1892 [Person; Former Owner] (Civil servant, Politician, Aristocracy)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Method of acquisitionBequest
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1892 -

PlaceDeansgate, Manchester (Geonames Id: 2643123)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1892 -
Provenance nameManchester, John Rylands University Library, 1900 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteLarge Rylands Library bookplate dated 1894 on the front pastedown.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-07-22 19:07:58