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Bod-Inc: C-305

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De officiis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De officiis. Cic. Off.


Imprint: [Rome: Ulrich Han, c.1469]. 4°.

Remarks: Often found with GW 6980, 6993, and 7010.


Collation: [a b10 c8 d e10 f8].


ISTC: ic00576500

GW: GW 6915;

Hain: H *5251 (I);


Proctor: Pr 3339 (I);

Others: Sheppard 2655 (I).


Copy number: C-305(1)

Bound with:
2. Marcus Tullius Cicero, De amicitia, sive Laelius de amicitia. [Rome: Ulrich Han, c.1469] (C‑336);
3. Marcus Tullius Cicero, Paradoxa stoicorum. [Rome: Ulrich Han, c.1469] (C‑342);
4. Marcus Tullius Cicero, Cato maior de senectute, et al. [Rome: Ulrich Han, c.1469] (C‑333).

Binding: Parchment over cardboard with coloured pastedowns in Buntpapier; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 296 × 212 × 36 mm.

Size of leaf: 286 × 201 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear notes and pointing hands in item 1, mainly providing synonyms; a few notes supplement the text; on the first leaf two corrections of the text in a hand imitating the type-face.

Provenance: Giacomo Soranzo (before 1729-c.1780), 1734; signature on verso of front endleaf: ‘1734. Di Giaco. Soranzo'. Edward Knight (1734-1812); sale (4 May 1821), lot 646, with purchase price noted in the Bodleian copy of the sale catalogue as £8. 15. 0. Purchased for £9. 12. 6; see Books Purchased (1821), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 5.10(1).

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