Opera Catuili, Tibulli, Propertii et Corn. Galli, siue Maximiani potius. . Cum indice diligenti vocum singularum, labore & industria Horatii Tuscanellae Florentini confecto in vsum eorum qui poësin amant, reique metricae student. Editio auctior insuper poëmatis aliquot quae verè Corn. Galli.
Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.84-c.54BC)
Place of origin
Ickworth, Suffolk (Accredited Museum)
,7-342;191,p. . 8vo. Provenance: Large armorial bookplate: John Hervey of Ickworth in Com. Suff. Esqr. 1698 [i.e. John Hervey, later 1st Earl of Bristol (1665-1751)]. Manuscript inscriptions on title page: "Glorias industria longitur", and "Tho: & Isabella" [i.e. Sir Thomas Hervey (1625-1694) and his wife Isabella (1625-1686)]. Armorial bookplate on title page verso: The Right Honble. John Lord Hervey created Baron of Ickworth in Com. Suff. March the 23d. 1702 [i.e. John Hervey, later 1st Earl of Bristol (1665-1751)]. Marginalia and underscorings in pencil; according to Sydenham Hervey such "mysterious little pencil marks in the margins" are a sign of ownership by John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol (1665-1751).. Binding: Seventeenth-century calf binding; triple blind fillet border; single blind fillet on board edges. Rebacked in calf, with gilt title and date stamped on spine. Red sprinkled edges.
Part of the Bristol Collection. The house and contents were acquired through the National Land Fund and transferred to the National Trust in 1956
Makers and roles
Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.84-c.54BC) Maximianus (6th century) Albius Tibullus (c.48-19 BC) Gaius Cornelius Gallus (69?-26 BC) Sextus Aurelius Propertius (c.50/45 - c.15 BC)