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Bod-Inc: C-217

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Rhetorica ad C. Herennium.


Analysis of Content

a1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius [pseudo-]: Rhetorica ad C. Herennium. Edited by Henricus de Cataneis, iuris utriusque doctor, according to the colophon. Rhet. Her.

f6v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Qui cupit egregii Ciceronis scire libellos | Rhaetoricae frequens hoc legat artis opus'; 1 elegiac distich.


Imprint: Milan: Leonardus Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, 1 Sept. 1479. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–e8 f6.


ISTC: ic00680600

GW: GW 6726;

Hain: HC 5075;

BMC: BMC VI 747;

Proctor: Pr 5925;

Others: Sheppard 4933.

LCN: 14841592


Copy number: C-217(1)

Binding: Mottled calf; triple fillets on the covers; gold-tooled spine; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 292 × 198 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 187 mm.

Occasional early marginal and interlinear annotations.

Initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Michael Wodhull (1740-1816); no annotations by Wodhull; Wodhull sale (1803), lot 600; purchased by Heber for £0. 5. 0: see note on front endleaf. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 9 (1836), lot 897. Purchased for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1836), 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 4.1.

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