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Bod-Inc: C-325

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De officiis.


Analysis of Content

See C‑324.

a2r Marsus, Petrus: [Letter addressed to] Cardinal Franciscus Gonzaga of Mantua. Incipit: ‘[C]ato ille censorius immo nature opus mirabile . . .’

a2v [Marsus, Petrus]: ‘De summo bono et uia ad officium'.’ See C‑324.

a4v [Marsus, Petrus: Commentary on De officiis.] Incipit: ‘  “[Q]uanquam te, Marce fili”. In omni re septem circumstantiae requiruntur . . .’ See Dykmans 59 no. 3.

a5r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De officiis. Cic. Off.

K6v [Colophon.]

K7r Marsus, Petrus: ‘Andes Virgilii natale solum siluaque Petri Marsi', [addressed to] Federicus I Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua. Incipit: ‘[S]alue clara parens et tanti conscia partus | Vagitusque sacri tellus andina Maronis . . .’


Imprint: Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, [c.1483]. Folio.

Remarks: Often found with Goff C‑560 and C‑622.


Collation: a–z A–I8 K10.


ISTC: ic00599000

GW: GW 6951;

Hain: HC 5269 = 5272 (I);

Goff: Goff C‑599;

BMC: BMC IX 141;

Proctor: Pr 9232;

Others: Campbell 438; HPT II 436; ILC 577; Oates 3711-12; Sheppard 7090.

LCN: 14883237


Copy number: C-325(1)

Wanting the blank leaf K10.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled brown morocco, imitating a sixteenth-century style; parchment pastedowns, gilt-edged leaves; bound for John Bellingham Inglis (ex informatione Andrew Honey); the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 258 × 207 × 46 mm.

Size of leaf: 245 × 178 mm.

Provenance: John Bellingham Inglis (1780-1870); binding evidence (see above); sale, 9 June 1826, lot 355. Purchased for £10. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1829), 5; and Financial Statements (1828-32, Library Records b. 4), no. 3, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian'.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. N 2.26b.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P inf. 2.23.

Copy number: C-325(2)

Not in Sheppard.

Bound with A‑168(5); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Sheets H3.6 and H4.5 only, with less than half of leaves H5-6 surviving intact.

Size of fragments: 236 × 204 mm.

Early marginal annotations, including some comments on the text, and ‘nota' marks.

SHELFMARK: Gibson 403(14).

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