Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Odes (imperfect at the beginning, lacking I.1 – 18.1.11, and also I.37.1.20 – II 1.1.23)
, Satires (Sermo I. 1 11.1–8 missing)
, Epistles (Ep.II.2 was never included.)
xiii (modern parchment) + 149 + i (modern parchment)
Dimensions (leaf): 195 × 115 mm.
Dimensions (written): 130 × 80 mm.
Foliation: modern pencil i-xiii, 1–120a, 120b-149; a previous pencil foliation in the bottom gutter margin does not repeat fol. 120.
1(10) (wants 1 and 10) 2(10) – 8(10), 9(10) (wants 1), 10(10) – 14(10), 15(12), catchwords
24 long lines, above top line
Fine initials.(Pächt and Alexander ii. 248)
illuminated initials at the beginning of books in Florentine white vine - scroll pattern, the remainder plain blue
Binding by Douglas Cockerell, 1903. Sewn on five bands and quarter-bound in red leather and oak baords, with two plaited leather clasps; the spine lettered in gil 'HORATIVS' and 'MS. XVS'; signed and dated on on the lower turn-in.
Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.