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Bod-Inc: B-580

Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus

De studiis et litteris.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] Fortunatus, Lucas Antonius: [Letter to] Andrea Ricasoli. Incipit: ‘[R]euoluenti mihi nuper codices quosdam . . .’ Dated Rome, 4 Apr. 1477.

[a2r] Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus: De studiis et litteris. [Edited by Lucas Antonius Fortunatus.] Dedicated to Baptista [di Antonio di Montefeltro] Malatesta. Leonardus Brunus, Opere letterarie e politiche, ed. Paolo Viti (Turin, 1996), 248-78; Bruni, Schriften, 5-19, and 169-71.

[b7r] Cicero, [Quintus] Tullius [pseudo-: Letter addressed to] Marcus Tullius Cicero, his father. Incipit: ‘Studeo, mi pater, tuis obtemperare preceptis . . .’ Dated Athens, 3 Mar.

[b7v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius [pseudo-: Letter addressed to Quintus] Tullius Cicero, his son. Incipit: ‘Quotiens, mi fili, scire uelis . . .’ Dated Rome, 10 Apr.

[b8r] Cicero, [Marcus] Tullius: [Letter addressed to] Curio. Cic. Fam. 2. 4, in Cicero, Epistulae ad familares, ed. D. R. Shackleton Bailey (Cambridge, 1977), vol.1, no. 48.


Imprint: [Rome: Johannes Schurener, de Bopardia, after 4 Apr. 1477]. 4°.


Collation: [a b8].


ISTC: ib01258000

GW: GW 5622;

Hain: HC 1573 = H 1572;

Goff: Goff B‑1258;


Proctor: Pr 3520;

Others: CIBN B‑894; Sheppard 2806.

LCN: 13985878


Copy number: B-580(1)

Formerly bound with three works of Senenca, now Auct. N 5.26 (S‑143, S‑151 and S‑156); see S‑143 for further information.

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf, bound for the Bodleian Library; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 205 × 146 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 138 mm.

A few early marginal notes.

Initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (1771-1823); sale (1824), pt III, lot 407. The lot was purchased for £3. 13. 6; see Books Purchased (1824), 11.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.30.

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