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Bod-Inc: C-007

Caesar, Gaius Julius

Commentarii (ed. Petrus Justinus Philelphus).


Analysis of Content

a1v Philelphus, Petrus Justinus: [Letter to] Johannes Jacobus Simoneta. Incipit: ‘[C]um uiderem nonnullos . . .’ Saxius 461.

a2r Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii de bello Gallico. Books I–VII. Edited by Petrus Justinus Philelphus. Caes. Gal.

h2v Hirtius, Aulus: Commentarii de bello Gallico. Book VIII. Caes. Gal.

i1r Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii de bello civili. Books I–III. Caes. Civ.

o2r Hirtius, [Aulus] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Alexandrino. See CTC III 133-4.

p7r Hirtius, [Aulus pseudo-] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Africo. See CTC III 134-6.

r7v Hirtius, [Aulus pseudo-] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Hispaniensi. See CTC III 136-9.

s7r [Colophon.]

A1r Marlianus, Raimundus: ‘Index commentariorum G. Iulii Caesaris'. Incipit: ‘[C]aesar in commentariis . . .’ See CTC III 94.


Imprint: [Milan]: Antonius Zarotus, 10 Feb. 1477. Folio.


Collation: a–g8 h10 i–s8 A B8 C6.


ISTC: ic00019000

GW: GW 5866;

Hain: HC *4215;

Goff: Goff C‑19;

BMC: BMC VI 714;

Proctor: Pr 5799;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑25; Ganda 57; Sheppard 4846.

LCN: 13888300


Copy number: C-007(1)

Wanting the blank leaf s8.

Binding: Italian eighteenth-century parchment; blue-edged leaves;the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 324 × 230 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 320 × 218 mm.

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

On a2r a six-line initial supplied in gold with floral decoration in blue, pink, and green and some gold dotting. See Pächt and Alexander II, 109 no. pr. 49.

Provenance: Probably the copy of Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), II 2655; sale (1789), lot 7557. Purchased through Peter Elmsley for £6. 0. 0; see the annotated sale catalogue; Books Purchased (1789), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 3.3.

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