Juv012 : Ferrara?, Andreas Belfortis?, 1474

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Ferrara (Italy): Andreas Belfortis, 1474

First edition of Juvenal with catchwords

Printed on a one-pull press

Juv012_f2r_C-Jo.jpg   Juv012_colophon_C-Jo.jpg   Juv012_Persius_f1r_C-Jo.jpg   Juv012_Persius_colophon_C-Jo.jpg   Juv012_f2r_Vatican.jpg  
f.2r and colophon, Persius f.1r and colophon — By permission of the Master and Fellows of St John’s College, Cambridge —
f.2r, from the digitised Vatican copy

Full description: Juv012.pdf

Collation: 4° by half sheets: [1–210 3–88/10]; 74 leaves, (ff. 1 and 74 blank), unnumbered.

Paper: Median (estimated sheet size: 51 x 33 cm; largest recorded page size: 23.5 x 15.5 cm).
18.5 edition sheets.

Catchwords and signatures: quire catchwords; no signatures.

Selected references: HC 9679; BMC vi, 602; Goff J635; IGI 5571; GW M15681; ISTC ij00635000; MEI:ij00635000; D. J. Shaw, ‘Andreas Belfortis, first printer in Ferrara: a revised chronology of his output, 1471–1478’, La Bibliofilia, 105/1 (2003), 3–25

Copies seen: London: British Library; Cambridge: St John’s College; Rovereto: BCivica

Other copies recorded: Cambridge: Corpus Christi College; Copenhagen: KB; New Haven: Yale UL; Rome: BAngelica; San Marino (CA): Huntington Library; Vatican

Total number of copies recorded: 9

Digitised copies: Vatican: http://digi.vatlib.it/view/Stamp.Ross.1956

Other editions printed in the same year: 1474.

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