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Bod-Inc: C-344

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Paradoxa stoicorum.


Analysis of Content

[A1r] [Title-page.]

[A1v] Grünspech (Grünspeck), Joseph: [Preface to Paradoxa stoicorum, addressed to] Christoph Schachner, Bishop of Passau. Incipit: ‘Cum memoria complector, reuerendissime presul, clarissima maiorum nostrorum . . .’ Explicit: ornandam exardescent

[A2r] [Celtis, Conradus?]: ‘Sodalitas litteraria Danubiana ad lectorem'. [Sodalitas Celtica.] ‘Qui cupidus stoice cognoscere dogmata secte | Clara per argolicas que micuere scolas'; 4 elegiac distichs.

[A2v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Paradoxa stoicorum. Cic. Parad.


Imprint: Ingolstadt: Georg Wirffell and Marx Ayrer, 26 Sept. 1496. 4°.


Collation: [A8] B C6.

Remarks: Gathering [A] numbered but not signed.


ISTC: ic00620000

GW: GW 7017;

Goff: Goff C‑620;

Proctor: Pr 3163;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑393; Sheppard 2221; Stalla, ‘Ingolstadt', 81 VI no. b1.

LCN: 14839632


Copy number: C-344(1)

Sheet B3.4 misbound before B2.5.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards, by [Charles] Hering [Junior].

Size: 192 × 135 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 186 × 127 mm.

Early interlinear notes providing synonyms and marginal notes commenting on the text.

Provenance: Alexander James Beresford-Hope (1820-1887); armorial book-plate: perhaps Howe, Book Plates, 15281 or 15282. Edward W. Stibbs; stock sale: Catalogue of the Valuable and Extensive Stock of the Late Mr. Edward W. Stibbs (London: Sotheby's, 8 July 1892), lot 438. Purchased through Bernard Quaritch for £5; see Library Bills (1892).

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. G35.1496.1.

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