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Bod-Inc: C-460

Cornelius Nepos

Vitae imperatorum, sive De vita illustrium virorum.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Aemilius Probus; [Cornelius Nepos: Vitae imperatorum, sive De vita illustrium virorum.] ‘De vita excellentium imperatorum'. Nep. Milt.; Them.; Ar.; Paus.; Cim.; Lys.; Alc.; Thr.; Con.; Di.; Iph.; Cha.; Timoth.; Dat.; Ep.; Pel.; Ag.; Eum.; Phoc.; Timol.; Ham.; and Han.


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 8 Mar. 1471. 4°.


Collation: [a–f10.8].


ISTC: ic00915000

GW: Not in GW;

Hain: HC *5733;

Goff: Goff C‑915;

BMC: BMC V 167;

Proctor: Pr 4068;

Others: Hillard 668; Oates 1625-6; Sheppard 3240.

LCN: 14515759


Copy number: C-460(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1], leaf [a10], and the blank leaf [f8].

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf (c.1790), for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 285 × 198 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 277 × 188 mm.

Black stamped initials.

Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); Morelli (1787), II 2858; sale (1789), lot 7759. Purchased through Peter Elmsley for £11. 0 0; see the annotated sale catalogue and Books Purchased (1789), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 3.13.

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