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Bod-Inc: C-248

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Orationes selectae.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Maius, Junianus: [Letter addressed to] the reader. Incipit: ‘Has pauculas saltem Ciceronis orationes, lector, si te legere . . .’

[a2r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De lege Manilia. ‘Pro lege Manilia siue de laudibus Cn. Pompeii siue de imperatore diligendo oratio.’ Cic. Man.

[b2r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Pro Milone. Cic. Mil.

[d1r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Pro Archia. Cic. Arch.

[d5v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De lege agraria 3. Cic. Agr.

[d7v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Pro Marcello. Cic. Marc.

[e3v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Pro rege Deiotaro. Cic. Deiot.

[f1v] Sallustius Crispus, Gaius [pseudo-]: In Ciceronem. [Sal.] Cic.

[f2v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius [pseudo-]: In Sallustium. [Cic.] Sal.

[f5r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: In Catilinam 1-4. ‘Liber primus [–quartus] inuectiuarum in Catilinam'. Cic. Catil.

[h8r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: In Verrem 2. 4. ‘In C. Verrem accusationum liber sextus'. Cic. Ver.

[m1v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Orationes Philippicae: Oratio II. Cic. Phil.


Imprint: Naples: Mathias Moravus, 17 Nov. 1480. Folio.


Collation: [a10 b–m8 n10].


ISTC: ic00550000

GW: GW 6772;

Hain: HC *5130;

Goff: Goff C‑550;

BMC: BMC VI 863;

Proctor: Pr 6701;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑383; Fava–Bresciano 125; Sheppard 5437.

LCN: 14842368


Copy number: C-248(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [n10].

Leaf [a1] backed.

Binding: Parchment.

Size: 271 × 200 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 260 × 185 mm.

Frequent early marginal and interlinear notes in a number of hands; the interlinear notes mainly provide synonyms; the marginal notes often suggest corrections to the text.

Provenance: Naples, S. Maria Neviensis (della neve); inscription on [a2r]: ‘Hic liber est conuentus S. Marie Neviensis Neap., fra. [ ] S. [ ] Augustini'. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘VI.R.c.24': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 41, no. 24; sale, pt V, lot 431. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1846), 9.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.1.

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