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Bod-Inc: C-252

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Orationes Philippicae.


Analysis of Content

a3r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Orationes Philippicae. ‘In M. Antonium orationes que Demosthenis in regem Philippum Macedonem exemplo Philippice nuncupantur'.’ Cic. Phil.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1474. 4°.


Collation: a10 b c8 d6 e–h I l8.


ISTC: ic00555000

GW: GW 6795;

Hain: HC *5137;

Goff: Goff C‑555;

BMC: BMC V 230;

Proctor: Pr 4293;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑388; Oates 1705; Sheppard 3463.

LCN: 14839656


Copy number: C-252(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1-2 and l8.

Binding: Quarter red morocco over tree calf by C. Kalthoeber; gold fillets on the covers; gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns; gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 251 × 173 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 241 × 155 mm.

Provenance: Pietro-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna (1735-1792) [although Jos van Heel has expressed doubt, in a personal communication, about this provenance]; sale (1789), part III, lot 3321; according to the annotated catalogue bought in by P. den Hengst at Fl. 10, the equivalent of £0. 17. 10, according to the exchange rate used by Thomas Payne at the sale. Purchased for £4. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1790), 6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.9.

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