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Bod-Inc: C-290

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De finibus bonorum et malorum.


Analysis of Content

a2r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De finibus bonorum et malorum. Cic. Fin.


Imprint: Venice: Filippo di Pietro, 6 Nov. 1480. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–h8 i k6.


ISTC: ic00566000

GW: GW 6887;

Hain: HR 5329; HCR 5327 (last line of colophon); H 5314 (partly printed date);

Goff: Goff C‑566;

BMC: BMC V 222;

Proctor: Pr 4278;

Others: Rhodes 563; Sheppard 3452.

LCN: 14886533


Copy number: C-290(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century red morocco; gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns, gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Scars of index tabs.

Size: 290 × 210 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 195 mm.

Initials are supplied in blue. Paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Thomas Thorpe (1791-1851); A Catalogue of an Extensive Collection of Curious, Rare and Valuable Books . . ., part III (1824), no. 12270, for £18. 18. 0. Sir John Hayford Thorold (1773-1831), Syston Park; armorial and monogram book-plates; purchased from Thorpe in 1824; pencil note ‘Thorpe 1824' on recto of front endleaf. Thomas Thorpe; Catalogue of Splendid, Rare and Curious Books Selected from the Stock of Mr. Thorpe (London: Evans, 28 Apr. 1826), lot 614. Purchased for £4. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1826), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 4.23.

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