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Bod-Inc: A-456

Ars Oratoria


Analysis of Content

a2r Ars oratoria. Incipit: ‘Compositio elegantissima de omni dicendi genere . . .’ In his edition of 1506, Jacobus de Breda ascribes the authorship to ‘Lucretius Bononiensis', probably a pseudonym: see Gottfried Langer, ‘Von dem Tractatus de arte oratoria des Lucretius Bononiensis', Quaerendo, 3 (1973), 32-8.


Imprint: [Deventer]: Jacobus de Breda, [1485-7]. 4°.


Collation: a b6.


ISTC: ia01136500

GW: GW 2665;

Hain: HC 1859;

Proctor: Pr 8976;

Others: Campbell 185; HPT II 411, 467; Sheppard 6934.

LCN: 14717489


Copy number: A-456(1)

Bound with:
1. Johannes Gerson, Opus tripartitum. [Strasbourg: Heinrich Knoblochtzer], 1482 (G‑135).

Wanting gathering a.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 214 × 146 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 140 mm.

Provenance: Possibly Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); a reference to Panzer on b1r in his hand; not found in sale catalogue (1835). Item 1 was purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1840), 15.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.1(2).

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