Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Tusculanae disputationes. Cic. Tusc.
Imprint: Rome: Ulrich Han, 1 Apr. 1469. 4°.
Collation: [a10 b10+1 c10 d–h8].
GW: GW 6888;
Hain: HR 5312;
Goff: Goff C‑630;
BMC: BMC IV 19;
Proctor: Pr 3338;
Others: Sheppard 2654.
Copy number: C-291(1)
Containing the blank forming the second half of sheet [b5], which is cut away in some copies.
Binding: Eighteenth-century calf, possibly for the Duca di Cassano, uniformly with C‑227; gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 290 × 210 × 17 mm.
Size of leaf: 281 × 191 mm.
Manuscript headings supplied in red.
Provenance: Luigi Serra, 4th Duca di Cassano (1747-1825); see Catalogo, 13. George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); sale (1821), lot 71; purchased for £22. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1821), 4, and the annotated sale catalogue.
SHELFMARK: Auct. L 5.5.
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