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Bod-Inc: B-124

Barzizius, Christophorus (grammaticus)

De fine oratoris pro Ciceronis et Quintiliani assertione.


Analysis of Content

a1r Barzizius, Christophorus: De fine oratoris pro Ciceronis et Quintiliani assertione. Dedicated to Helias Capreolus Brixianus. Incipit: ‘[F]ecerim ne tibi satis, Helia suauissime, in eo quod a me de fine oratoris aiebas te libenter scire velle . . .’ Text dated Brescia, 17 Sept. 1490. The dedicatee is the father of the author of the following poem.

d4v Capreolus, Bartholomaeus: [Poem in praise of Barzizius.] Incipit: ‘Inter utrumque caput Latii discordia nuper | Orta erat, ingentis causa futura mali'; 6 elegiac distichs.

d4v [Colophon.]


Imprint: Brescia: Baptista Farfengus, 7 Sept. 1492. 4°.


Collation: a–c8 d4.


ISTC: ib00258500

GW: GW 3670;

Hain: HC *2667;


Proctor: Pr 7016;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑217; Oates 2633; Sheppard 5805; Veneziani, Brescia, 178.

LCN: 13934925


Copy number: B-124(1)

Bound with:
2. Pius II, Pont. Max., De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia. Venice: Petrus de Quarengiis, Bergomensis, for Johannes Baptista de Sessa, 10 Mar. 1497 (P‑305);
3. Cassandra Fidelis, Oratio pro Bertucio Lamberto, etc. Venice: Johannes Lucilius Santritter and Hieronymus de Sanctis, 19 Jan. 1488 (F‑054).

Binding: Italian eighteenth-century quarter red morocco; the spine gold-tooled; bound for Boutourlin; yellow-edged leaves; endleaf watermarked ‘Giov. Magnani'; see Heawood no. 3748; marbled pastedowns and pink silk bookmark.

Size: 222 × 165 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 211 × 154 mm.

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); Catalogue (1831), no. 479; sale, part I (1839), lot 916(?). Purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.36(1).

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