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Bod-Inc: C-497

Curtius Rufus, Quintus

Historiae Alexandri Magni (ed. Bartholomaeus Merula).


Analysis of Content

a1v Merula, Bartholomaeus: [Letter to] Franciscus Georgius Cornelius. Incipit: ‘[Q]uum in amoenissimis hortis tuis deambularemus . . .’ Dated Venice, 5 July 1494.

a2r Curtius Rufus, Quintus: Historiae Alexandri Magni. See C‑493.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Tacuinus, de Tridino, 17 July 1494. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–l6.


ISTC: ic01002000

GW: GW 7875;

Hain: HC *5885;

Goff: Goff C‑1002;

BMC: BMC V 528;

Proctor: Pr 5433;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑721; Oates 2109; Sheppard 4517.

LCN: 14428284


Copy number: C-497(1)

Formerly bound with an edition of Paulus Orosius; see the letter pasted in before a1.

Binding: Nineteenth-century cloth.

Size: 310 × 223 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 302 × 207 mm.

Copious early interlinear and marginal notes in a humanist hand, mainly providing synonyms and lexicographical observations.

Provenance: Petrus Sulm; on l6r an inscription: ‘Liber hic est [ ] fratris Petri Sulm' quem ad usum sui emit uiginti bonenis secundo idus septembris 1517'. Siena, Biblioteca Comunale; on l6r an inscription: ‘Ad Bibliothecam Publicam transfertur die 18 Junii 1811. Aloisio De Angelis Biblioth.’ Acquired in 1922 from D. K. Hopkyns; see letter pasted in before a1.

SHELFMARK: Inc. b. I4.1494.1.

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