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Bod-Inc: C-230

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De oratore.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De oratore.] Cic. De Orat.

[h8v] [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Si quem oratoris perfecti audire iuuabit | Materiam fons est hoc Ciceronis opus'; 3 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Venice]: Christophorus Valdarfer, 1470. Folio.


Collation: [a b10 c–f8.10 g h8].


ISTC: ic00658000

GW: GW 6746;

Hain: HC *5100;

Goff: Goff C‑658;

BMC: BMC V 183;

Proctor: Pr 4131;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑316; Rhodes 584; Sheppard 3299.

LCN: 14885447


Copy number: C-230(1)

Binding: Gold-tooled red morocco; plain dark blue pastedowns and gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 343 × 232 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 331 × 216 mm.

Traces of marginal notes on [a1r], washed out.

Initials are supplied in red. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased from Joseph Sams for £14. 14. 0; note on front endleaf; see Books Purchased (1823), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.32.

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