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Bod-Inc: C-326

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De officiis, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1v Marsus, Petrus: [Letter addressed to] Cardinal Franciscus Gonzaga of Mantua. Incipit: ‘[C]ato ille censorius immo naturae opus mirabile . . .’

a1v [Marsus, Petrus]: ‘De summo bono et uia ad officium'. See C‑324.

a3r [Marsus, Petrus: Commentary on De officiis.] Incipit: ‘  “[Q]uanquam te, Marce fili”. In omni re septem circumstantiae requiruntur . . .’ See Dykmans 60 no. 4.

a3r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De officiis. Cic. Off.

s1r Omnibonus Leonicenus [pseudo-: Preface to commentary on De amicitia.] Incipit: ‘[O]pusculum hoc de amicitia in duas consummi partes a lectoribus . . .’ Explicit: materia que tractanda sit

s1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De amicitia. Cic. Amic.

s1r Omnibonus Leonicenus [pseudo-: Commentary on De amicitia.] Incipit: ‘  “[M]utius”. Ex Mutiorum familia fuit Scaeuola . . .’ Explicit: nihil prestabilius existimetis The ascription to Leonicenus is declared spurious by Monfasani, ‘First Call', 29.

u6r [Phileticus, Martinus: Preface to commentary on De senectute.] Incipit: ‘[M]arcus Tullius Cicero linguae Romanae decus et splendor non in eloquentia . . .’ Explicit: talibus versiculis consolatur

u6v [Phileticus, Martinus: Commentary on De senectute.] Incipit: ‘  “[O] Tite, si quid ego adiuto”. Frequentatiuum a iuuo uas ab ultimo supino . . .’

u6v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De senectute. Cic. Sen.

&5v [Omnibonus Leonicenus: Introduction to the commentary on Paradoxa stoicorum.] Incipit: ‘Titulus huius opusculi est Marci Tulli Ciceronis Paradoxorum liber. Paradoxa dicuntur . . .’

&5v [Omnibonus Leonicenus: Commentary on Paradoxa stoicorum.] Incipit: ‘  “[A]nimaduerti, Brute”. Scribitur autem hoc opusculum ad Brutum . . .’ See C‑323.

&5v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Paradoxa stoicorum. Cic. Parad.


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 13 Mar. 1484. Folio.


Collation: a–p8 q6 r4 s8 t–z &6 [con]8.


ISTC: ic00600000

GW: GW 6953;

Hain: H *5273;

Goff: Goff C‑600;

Proctor: Pr 4623;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑360; Sack, Freiburg, 1008; Sheppard 3844.

LCN: 14883980


Copy number: C-326(1)

Binding: Gold-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns, the end-papers with a watermark dated 1795; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 325 × 223 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 314 × 203 mm.

Some early marginal notes.

Manuscript foliation is supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Franz Grambecke (†1536); inscription on a1r: ‘Liber Francisci Grambecke ex gouta Cimbri'. Lüder Kulenkamp (1724-1794); sale catalogue (1796), p. 453, lot 7. Purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1796), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.28.

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