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Bod-Inc: C-343

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Paradoxa stoicorum, et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Paradoxa stoicorum. Cic. Parad.

a8v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De amicitia. Cic. Amic.

c4v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De senectute. Cic. Sen.

e1v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Somnium Scipionis. Cic. Rep. 6. 9-26.


Imprint: [Brescia: Statius Gallicus, before Sept. 1475]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by Veneziani; Bodleian's first copy has a buyer's note dated 24 Dec. 1475 (see below).


Collation: a10 b–d8 e4.

Remarks: 38 leaves, not 46 as indicated in GW, which however gives the same collation as Bodleian copy.


ISTC: ic00618600

GW: GW 7011;

Hain: H 5294;

Proctor: Pr 6948;

Others: Sheppard 5737-8; Veneziani, Brescia, 25.

LCN: 14886516


Copy number: C-343(1)

Bound with C‑241(1); see there for details of the binding and former shelfmarks.

Size of leaf: 277 × 203 mm.

Signatures cut away. Lower margins repaired.

Early marginal notes and ‘nota' marks.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Henricus (fl. 1475); inscription on a1r: ‘M. T. Paradoxa, De Amicicia. De Senectute et De So[m]n[i]o Scipionis. Et habui hunc librum ab Henrico Traiecti [erasure] die 24 mensis Decembris 1475 pro sex bol[ogninis] et sunt quinque quinterni'. A note: ‘Const: 1: 15'. Edward Bernard (1638-1697). Purchased in 1697, along with other books, from Edward Bernard's widow.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.6(1).

Copy number: C-343(2)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Quarter parchment with paper boards.

Size: 323 × 223 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 314 × 211 mm.

Some early marginal notes extracting key phrases, and ‘nota' marks in red ink.

Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), I no. 1473; sale (1789), lot 6384. Samuel Tyssen (1755-1800); purchased at Pinelli's sale for £1. 16. 0; see the annotated sale catalogue and a note in this book in Heber's hand: ‘1.16.0 at Pinelli. Bought by Mr. Tyssen. 6384'; Tyssen's sale, 7 Dec. 1801, lot 611. Purchased by Heber for £1. 16. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 1281, sold for £0. 4. 6. J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837); signature on the recto of the front endleaf; purchased at his sale (1837), lot 186, for £0. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 9.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 3.2.

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