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Bod-Inc: C-213

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Rhetorica ad C. Herennium.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius [pseudo-]: Rhetorica ad C. Herennium. Rhet. Her.

[k8r] [Colophon.]

[k8r] [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Quisquis es eloquii cupidus calamique diserti | Accipias felix hoc Ciceronis opus'; 1 elegiac distich.


Imprint: Paris: Petrus Caesaris, ‘Sept. 1477' [c.1475]. 4°.

Remarks: GW dates to [c.1475] as the model of the Angers edition (GW 6721). The type, however, suits the date as printed, according to Jeanne Veyrin-Forrer, ‘Le deuxième atelier typographique de Paris: Cesaris et Stol', La Lettre et le texte (Paris, 1987), 189-212, at 209, no. 20.


Collation: [a–d10 e–g8 h10 i k8].


ISTC: ic00679450

GW: GW 6716;

Proctor: Pr 7894;

Others: Sheppard 6100.

LCN: 14841487


Copy number: C-213(1)

Type 110 ER is here in the fourth state.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled olive morocco; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 207 × 139 × 16 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 130 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Purchased from Thomas Thorpe (1791-1851), Catalogue (1830), no. 5464 for £5. 5. 0: see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 156; Books Purchased (1830), 6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.6.

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