Opera, [edited by Theodorus Pulmannus], 1564

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Voet reference number 1584
Museum Plantin-Moretus c:lvd:1078041
Author Marcus Annaeus LUCANUS
Title page transcription M. ANNAEVS ‖ LVCANVS. ‖ THEODORI PVLMANNI CRA- ‖ nenburgensis opera emendatus: ab eo- ‖ dem'que variæ lectiones ex fide quinque ‖ librorum manuscriptorum adiectæ. ‖ ⊕ 15 ‖ ANTVERPIAE, ‖ Ex officina Christophori Plantini, ‖ - ‖ M.D.LXIIII. ‖ Cum Priuilegio.
Collation 16mo [87]: A-Y⁸, Aa⁸; pages 1-325, [326-368] (Errors: 113 for 213)
Number of sheets
Pages [1]: Title [2]: Hexastichon (italic type) 3-4: Theodorus Pulmannus, Nicolao Rococcio, consuli Antverpiano, viro clarissimo, S.D. (1 January 1564, Antwerp) 5-7: M. Annaei Lucani vita, ex Petri Criniti de Poëtis Latinis lib. Ill (parts in italic type) 8: Ioannis Sulpicii Verulani, in singulos M. Annaei Lucani libros argumenta (italic type) 9-325: Text (italic type, parts in roman type) 325: Errata [326-344]: Varietatis [= Varietates] lectionis…(on two columns; italic type) [345-363]: Index (on two columns) [364-368]: Blank
Edition information
Copies Museum Plantin-Moretus- A 250: pages 353-354 missingKBR Royal Library of BelgiumCambridgeGhent University LibraryBritish Library LondonBibliothèque nationale de France
Bibliographical references Ruelens-de Backer, page 30 (1564, no. 1)
Online bibliographical references
Note 1 Contains, edited by Theodorus Pulmannus: a) Lucanus's Civilis belli vel Pharsaliae libri X (pages 9-313), b) M. Annaei Lucani ad Calpurnium Pisonem poëmation, falso Ovidio adscriptum, Hadriano Iunii beneficio auctori suo redditur, et emendatur (pages 314-323), c) Two short poems by Joannes Sulpicius Verulanus: Carmen, Pharsaliae Lucani appendicula, and Querela de interitu poetae, opere nondum perfecto (pages 324-325).
Note 2 The 'variants' listed by Pulmannus, pages [326-344], were compiled from five old but not further defined manuscripts ('ex fide quinque librorum antiquorum descriptae').
Note 3 The cost-accounting note in Arch. 4, folio 60, gives the following details about 'Lucanus in 16º': the wages for composing and printing are entered from 23 January till 26 February 1564, and amount to 21 florins Carolus guilders 18½ stuivers Of the work 1,250 copies were printed. As each copy contains 11½ sheets, 29 reams 10 'mains' of paper 'carré de Pericard' were used, which, at 1 florins Carolus guilders 3½ stuivers per ream, came to 34 florins Carolus guilders 12 stuivers, bringing the overall costs to 56 florins Carolus guilders 10½ stuivers
Note 4 The expenses for compiling the index are not entered in the cost-accounting note. The making was entrusted to Mathias Ghisbrechts (Arch. 31, folio 72r: paid on 22 June 1564 'Item pour l'Index de Lucanus in 16º [and for a similar but larger work on the Sallustius; together]: 9 florins Carolus guilders).
Note 5 On 5 March 1564 the delivery of 300 copies, at 3 florins Carolus guilders per ream, is noted to the account of the brothers Birckman (Arch. 3, folio 7v; Arch. 39, folio 157).
Note 6 Listed in M 296, folio 10v (Lucanus in 16º, aº - , f[euilles] 11½, [price:] stuivers 2).
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