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Bod-Inc: C-011

Caesar, Gaius Julius



Analysis of Content

a2r Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii de bello Gallico. Books I–VII. Caes. Gal.

f7r Hirtius, Aulus: Commentarii de bello Gallico. Book VIII. Caes. Gal.

g6r Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii de bello civili. Books I–III. Caes. Civ.

l7r Hirtius, A[ulus] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Alexandrino. See CTC III 133-4.

n2r Hirtius, A[ulus pseudo-] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Africo. See CTC III 134-6.

o6v Hirtius, [Aulus pseudo-] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Hispaniensi. See CTC III 136-9.

p4v Bononius, Hieronymus: [Letter to] Antonius Zoianus Vicentinus. Incipit: ‘D. Caesaris Commentarios librariis exemplar . . .’

p5v Bononius, Hieronymus: ‘Carmen ex illustrium operum argumentis'. Incipit: ‘Quem iuuat historiam diuini Caesaris omnem'; 12 elegiac distichs.

p5v Marlianus, Raimundus: ‘Index commentariorum G. Iulii Caesaris'. Incipit: ‘[C]aesar in commentariis . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Theodorus de Ragazonibus, 13 July 1490. Folio.


Collation: a–q8 r6. Leaf p2 erroneously signed dii.


ISTC: ic00023000

GW: GW 5870;

Hain: HC *4219;

Goff: Goff C‑23;

BMC: BMC V 477, XII 34;

Proctor: Pr 5263;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑29; Sheppard 4341.

LCN: 13888314


Copy number: C-011(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards.

Size: 310 × 215 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 300 × 204 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes, a few in the red ink of the rubricator; notes, probably in two different hands, in the index, mainly identifying place-names with modern German equivalents.

In gatherings a, b, and g–i, paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Benedictus de Essendorff (fifteenth/sixteenth century); on a1r a partly erased inscription below a painted shield and crest on a green ground within a black and red frame: per saltire gules and argent; John Woodward and George Burnett, A Treatise on Heraldry, new edn (Edinburgh, 1896) I 82. Johan Veser (fl. 1560); on a1r: ‘Ex libris Joannis Veserj Altdorffensis 1560'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; purchased at his sale (1835), lot 964, for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 4.32.

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