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Bod-Inc: C-229

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De oratore.


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].


ISTC: ic00657000

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.

LCN: 14883168


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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