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Bod-Inc: C-129

Cato, Dionysius

Disticha de moribus.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page with woodcut.]

a2r Robertus de Euremodio: [Epistola ad Petrum de Salutiis.] Incipit: ‘[G]enerose indolis adolescentulo . . . Tua postulauit supplicatio . . .’

a2v [Epistola Catonis.] See C‑128.

a2v [Breves sententiae.] See C‑128.

a4r [Disticha Catonis with commentary by Robertus de Euremodio.] Incipit: ‘[S]i deus est animus, vt nobis carmina dicunt . . . Naturalis ratio, legalis institutio . . .’ See C‑128.


Imprint: Basel: [Johann Amerbach], 14 June 1486. 4°.


Collation: a–f8.

Illustrations: One woodcut; woodcut initial.


ISTC: ic00297000

GW: GW 6284;

Hain: HC *4719;

Goff: Goff C‑297;


Proctor: Pr 7568;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑192; Sack, Freiburg, 950; Schramm XXI p. 26; Schreiber V 3679; Sheppard 2419.

LCN: 14836567


Copy number: C-129(1)

Wanting the blank leaf f8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half morocco.

Size: 215 × 155 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 143 mm.

On f7v a note in an early hand: ‘Emendacio[ne]m et corecio[ne]m commendo consciencie vestre labor [ ]. sacerdotali [ ] et [omnia?] vestra bona opera in fine vobis in remissio[ne]m omnium peccatorum vestrorum pro speciali vestro emendatione. Si ego minus m[ihi] iunxi, cetera singula supleat amara passio domini nostri Jhesu Christi.’

Woodcut and woodcut initial painted in red; on a1r and a2r paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1858), 21.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.106.

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