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Bod-Inc: C-328

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De officiis, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Marsus, Petrus: ‘Recognitio commentariorum in Officia Ciceronis', [addressed to] Cardinal Raphael Riarius. Incipit: ‘[V]etus et amplissimo dignum praeconio fuit institutum . . .’ Explicit: et venerantur et colunt’

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

a2r [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 61 no. 17.

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

p3v [Marsus, Petrus: Letter addressed to the readers.] Incipit: ‘Haec habui, candidi lectores, quae in his commentariolis . . .’ Explicit: tempus haberit’

p4r Omnibonus Leonicenus [pseudo-: Preface to commentary on De amicitia.] Incipit: ‘[O]pusculum hoc de amicitia in duas consumi partes a lectoribus . . .’

p4r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De amicitia. Cic. Amic.

p4r Omnibonus Leonicenus [pseudo-: Commentary on De amicitia.] Incipit: ‘  “[M]utius”. Ex Mutiorum familia fuit Scaeuola . . .’ See C‑326.

r3v Phileticus, Martinus: [Preface to commentary on De senectute.] Incipit: ‘[M]arcus Tullius Cicero linguae Romanae decus et splendor non in eloquentia . . .’

r4r Phileticus, Martinus: [Commentary on De senectute.] Incipit: ‘  “[O] Tite, si quid ego adiuto”. Frequentatiuum a iuuo uas ab ultimo supino . . .’

r4r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De senectute. Cic. Sen.

t6r [Omnibonus Leonicenus: Introduction to the commentary on Paradoxa stoicorum.] Incipit: ‘Titulus huius opusculi est Marci Tulli Ciceronis Paradoxorum liber. Paradoxa dicuntur . . .’

t6v [Omnibonus Leonicenus: Commentary on Paradoxa stoicorum.] Incipit: ‘  “[A]nimaduerti, Brute”. Scribitur autem hoc opusculum ad Brutum . . .’ See C‑323.

t6v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Paradoxa stoicorum. Cic. Parad.


Imprint: [Venice: Philippus Pincius], 3 Mar. 1496. Folio.


Collation: a–t8 u6.


ISTC: ic00610000

GW: GW 6966;

Hain: HC *5280 = H 5250;

Goff: Goff C‑610;

BMC: BMC V 497;

Proctor: Pr 5309;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑374; Oates 2074; Sack, Freiburg, 1010; Sheppard 4399.

LCN: 14883940


Copy number: C-328(1)

Binding: Seventeenth-century(?) English calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of the upper cover.

Size: 302 × 215 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 294 × 198 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations, mainly chapter numbers, and underlining in the text in black ink.

Provenance: Joshua Reynolds (1675/6-after 1716); inscription on pastedown: ‘J. R. C. C. C. March 26 1698'; also pencil note on pastedown: ‘J. Rainolds'. Acquired by 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus, I 281, with the shelfmark G 4.14. Art.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: G 4.14 Art; N 1.1 Art.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.29.

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