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Bod-Inc: C-331

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De officiis [German] Von allen Ampten und Staender der welt.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.] ‘Tullius von allen ampten und staender der welt als er geschrieben hat zu seim sun marco gen Athenis'.

[*1v] [Table of contents.]

a1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De officiis [German]. Incipit: ‘[O] Marce, sun mein, wie wol du yetz daz jar die kunstlichen weißheit . . .’ See VL 1274-82, at 1279-80.


Imprint: Augsburg: Johann Schobsser, 28 Jan. 1488. Folio.


Collation: [*2] a b8 c d6 e–h8.6 i6.


ISTC: ic00617000

GW: GW 6975;

Hain: H *5235;

Goff: Goff C‑617;

BMC: BMC II 377;

Proctor: Pr 1862;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑313; Sack, Freiburg, 1011; Sheppard 1314.

LCN: 14883128


Copy number: C-331(1)

Wanting the blank leaf i6.

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled quarter calf over wooden boards, with remains of clasp. On both covers a very worn floral roll forms a border, inside which fillets form concentric frames. The inner rectangle is decorated with a second, very worn floral roll.

Size: 267 × 193 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 255 × 185 mm.

Initials are supplied in red. Some underlining in red. Woodcut initial on a1r coloured in red.

Provenance: Nicolaus Tecini (eighteenth century?); inscription on [*1r]: ‘Nicolaus Tecini curatus Eppani'. Purchased for 60 Marks from Joseph Hess, Catalogue 33 (1891), no. 49.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P inf. 2.22.

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