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Bod-Inc: C-006

Caesar, Gaius Julius

Commentarii (ed. Johannes Andreas de Bussis).


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii de bello Gallico. Books I–VII. Edited by Johannes Andreas [de Bussis]. Caes. Gal; see also C‑004.

[g4v] Hirtius, Aulus: Commentarii de bello Gallico. Book VIII. ‘Belli Gallici commentarius nouissimus'. Caes. Gal.

[h4r] Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii de bello civili. Books I–III. Caes. Civ.

[n2r] Hirtius, [Aulus Pseudo] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Alexandrino. Book IV. See CTC III 133-4.

[o5v] Hirtius, [Aulus pseudo-] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Africo. See CTC III 134-6.

[q4r] Hirtius, [Aulus pseudo-] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Hispaniensi. See CTC III 136-9.

[r4v] [Colophon.]

[r5r] [Bussis], Johannes Andreas [de: Note by the editor.] Botfield 78-9; Bussi 28-9.

[r5v] [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Rome: In Domo Petri de Maximis (Conradus Sweynheym and Arnoldus Pannartz), 25 Aug. 1472. Folio.


Collation: [a b10 c12 d–m10 n12 o p10 q8 r6].


ISTC: ic00018000

GW: GW 5865;

Hain: HC 4214;

Goff: Goff C‑18;


Proctor: Pr 3328;

Others: Hillard 539; Oates 1367; Rhodes 490; Sheppard 2641.

LCN: 13888368


Copy number: C-006(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [r6].

Binding: Eighteenth-century French(?) gold-tooled red morocco; edges gilt; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 298 × 210 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 189 mm.

Early marginal notes washed out; those still legible mainly excerpting names of places and peoples.

Provenance: Louis César de la Baume le Blanc, duc de La Vallière (1708-1780); sale (1783) pt 1, lot 4906; ‘V. 4906' on last endleaf. Pietro-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna (1735-1792); sale (1789), lot 6173; in the annotated catalogue marked down to Payne for Fl. 155. Purchased though Thomas Payne in 1790 for £13. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1790), 6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 3.2.

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