Tibullus Catullus & Propertius cu[m] commento.
Albius Tibullus (c.48-19 BC)
Place of origin
Blickling Hall, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
 leaves ; fol. Running number: 6950. Imperfect: wanting final blank leaf x6. Bottom corner of leaf a1 torn off. Large ink-stain on leaf l2r. Without decoration. Texts of Catullus and Propertius have manuscript marginal notes (mainly extracting names from the text) in a contemporary or early sixteenth-century hand, and underscoring of text. Provenance: library of Sir Richard Ellys (1682-1742) of Nocton, Lincolnshire. Manuscript initial on front fly-leaf: "M." [i.e. catalogue code of John Mitchell (ca. 1685-1751), librarian to Sir Richard Ellys]. Binding: eighteenth-century[?] sheepskin dyed black; sewn on five supports; double blind fillet border; gold-tooled spine with floral stamps and title 'Tibu[l] Catu et Pro' on brown leather label; red and brown sprinkled bookblock edges.
Makers and roles
Albius Tibullus (c.48-19 BC), author Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.84-c.54BC), author Sextus Aurelius Propertius (c.50/45 - c.15 BC), author Filippo Beroaldo (1453-1505), commentator Berardin Cyllenius, commentator Lacisius, Antonius Parthenius, commentator Boneto Locatelli (1486-1523), printer Scotto, Ottaviano, publisher