Catullus. Tibullus. Propertius. His accesserunt Corn. Galli fragmenta.
Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.84-c.54BC)
Place of origin
Blickling Hall, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
336 p. ; 16mo. Running number: 5531. Provenance: armorial bookplate (Franks 27600) on verso of title page: 'John Lord Sommers Baron of Evesham' [i.e. Sir John Somers (1651-1716), Lord Chancellor of England, created Baron Somers of Evesham 1697]. With occasional manuscript marginal annotations and underscoring of text, in black and red ink, some (e.g. p. 7-11) deliberately washed out. Binding: late seventeenth-century sprinkled calf (upper board detached); gilt roll pattern on board edges; gold-tooled spine, with gilt title on brown leather label. Gilt edges; gauffered at head and foot.
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) Pietro Crinito (1456-c.1504)