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Bod-Inc: C-222

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De inventione, sive Rhetorica vetus (ed. Omnibonus Leonicenus).


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De inventione. Edited by Omnibonus Leonicenus; see colophon. Cic. Inv.

[g5v] [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Emendata manu sunt exemplaria docta | Omniboni, quem dat utraque lingua patrem (i.e. partem) | Haec eadem Jenson Veneta Nicolaus in urbe | Formauit Mauro sub duce Christoforo'; 2 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1470. 4°.

Remarks: Probably issued with GW 6733 (I) (C‑209).


Collation: [a–g10].


ISTC: ic00644000

GW: GW 6733 (II);

Hain: H *5057 (II);

Goff: Goff C‑644;

BMC: BMC V 166;

Proctor: Pr 4065 (II);

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑817 (II); Oates 1624 (II); Sheppard 3237 (II).


Copy number: C-222(1)

Bound with C‑209; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 285 × 190 mm.

Early marginal notes, some in red ink.

On [a1r] a six-line Venetian epigraphic initial ‘S' is supplied in gold, surrounded by white vine-stems on a blue, red, and green ground.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 3.2(2).

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