Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De legibus. Cic. Leg.
Imprint: [Venice: Printer of Ausonius, c.1472]. Folio.
Remarks: Probably issued with De officiis (GW 6927) (C‑312).
Collation: [a10 b8 c6 d8].
GW: GW 6913 (Anm. 2);
Hain: HC 5241 (II); C 1644;
Goff: Goff C‑568;
BMC: BMC V 211 (II);
Proctor: Pr 4232 (II);
Others: BSB‑Ink C‑308; Sack, Freiburg, 1002; Sheppard 3402.
Copy number: C-303(1)
Bound, probably as issued, with:
1. Marcus Tullius Cicero, De officiis, et al. [Venice: Printer of Ausonius, c.1472] (C‑312(1)).
Wanting the blank leaf [a1].
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century gold-tooled mottled calf; marbled pastedowns; gilt-edged leaves; the tools on the spine are a large jug, two different classical vases, a flower-petal, and two floral ornaments.
Size: 294 × 190 × 30 mm.
Size of leaf: 286 × 171 mm.
Some washed-out marginal notes(?).
Provenance: J. Richard (eighteenth century?); armorial stamp on [a1r] and [a2r] of item 1: ‘Ex bibliotheca J. Richard D.M.’ Purchased for £2. 12. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 9.
SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 2.24(2).
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