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Bod-Inc: C-226

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De inventione, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1v Victorinus, Gaius Marius Fabius: [Commentary on De inventione.] See C‑208.

a2r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De inventione. ‘Rhetoricae ueteris liber primus [-ultimus]'. Cic. Inv.

m2r [Guarinus, Baptista]: [Commentary on Rhetorica ad Herennium.] Incipit: ‘[S]olebant maiores in exponendis libris multa . . .’ See Sabbadini 93-7.

m2r Cicero, Marcus Tullius [pseudo-]: Rhetorica ad C. Herennium. Rhet. Her.


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 31 Oct. 1483. Folio.


Collation: a–x6 y4.


ISTC: ic00649000

GW: GW 6738;

Hain: H *5077;

Goff: Goff C‑649;

BMC: BMC V 323;

Proctor: Pr 4622;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑305; Rhodes 581; Sheppard 3843.

LCN: 14883300


Copy number: C-226(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 327 × 220 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 316 × 202 mm.

A few early marginal annotations, mainly extracting key words and phrases, and providing pointing hands.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1040. Purchased for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 3.12.

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