Catullus. Tibullus. Propertius. His accesserunt Corn. Galli fragmenta.
Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.84-c.54BC)
Place of origin
Blickling Hall, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
342,  p. ; 16mo. Running number: 5529. Blank leaf y4 torn out. Provenance: sixteenth-century manuscript inscriptions on front fly-leaves, illegible, badly torn and mostly missing. Manuscript inscription at head of title page: "Lugd. Bat." [i.e. Leiden]. Binding: sixteenth-century blind-tooled calf; sewn on four raised bands; panels of triple fillets, with floral roll pattern between outer panels, and floral cornerpiece stamps and larger fleur-de-lys centrepiece stamp on inner panel; blind fillets on head and foot of spine. Binder's manuscript waste (fifteenth-century?) on vellum at front and rear, the front piece with manuscript Latin text in black ink and capitals marked in red ink, rear piece blank.
Makers and roles
Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.84-c.54BC), author Maximianus (6th century), author Albius Tibullus (c.48-19 BC), author Gaius Cornelius Gallus (69?-26 BC), author Sextus Aurelius Propertius (c.50/45 - c.15 BC), author Pietro Crinito (1456-c.1504), editor