Cicero, Marcus Tullius
De officiis, et al.
Analysis of Content
a1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De officiis. Cic. Off.
g1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De senectute. Cic. Sen.
h5v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De amicitia. Cic. Amic.
k3r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Paradoxa stoicorum. Cic. Parad.
Imprint: Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 20 Oct. 1476. 4°.
Collation: a–e8 f10 g–i8 k10.
GW: GW 6939;
Hain: HC 5245;
Goff: Goff C‑585;
BMC: BMC VI 714;
Proctor: Pr 5796;
Others: Ganda 51; Sheppard 4843.
Copy number: C-320(1)
Binding: Eighteenth-century red morocco, probably bound by Henry Walther for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns; gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.
Size: 289 × 211 × 25 mm.
Size of leaf: 277 × 190 mm.
A few early marginal notes, some being corrections of the text; pointing hands; some interlinear synonyms at the beginning of the De amicitia.
Some initials, running headlines, and book numbers supplied in red or black ink.
Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), I no. 1452; sale (1789), lot 6363. Purchased through Peter Elmsley for £2. 5. 0; see the annotated sale catalogue and Books Purchased (1789), 5, where it is recorded as a folio.
SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.24.
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