Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De oratore. Cic. De Orat.
Imprint: [Venice: Vindelinus de Spira, c.1470]. 4°.
Collation: [a8 b6 c10 d–n8 o6].
GW: GW 6745;
Hain: HR, Supplement, 5096;
Goff: Goff C‑657;
BMC: BMC V 155;
Proctor: Pr 4053;
Others: BSB‑Ink C‑317; Essling 115; Sheppard 3196.
Copy number: C-229(1)
Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [o6].
Binding: English c.1790 red morocco; bound by H. Walther for the Bodleian Library; label inside front endleaf; marbled pastedowns; gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 288 × 193 × 30 mm.
Size of leaf: 280 × 176 mm.
Occasional early marginal annotations, extracting key words, mainly personal names.
On [a2r] a seven-line epigraphic initial ‘G' is supplied in black ink.
Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), III 5733; sale (1789), lot 10635; purchased through Peter Elmsley for £9. 10. 0; see the annotated sale catalogue and Books Purchased (1789), 4.
SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.19.
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