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Bod-Inc: D-022

Dares Phrygius

De excidio Troiae historia.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Genealogical note.] Incipit: ‘[O]rigo Troianorum Dardanus fuit . . .’

[a1v] Cornelius Nepos: [Letter addressed to] Sallustius Crispus. See D‑021.

[a2r] Dares Phrygius [pseudo-]: De excidio Troiae historia. ‘Historia de origine Troianorum'. Dares, De excidio Trojae historia, ed. Meister, 2-52, with variations at the end.


Imprint: [Venice: Florentius de Argentina, c.1472]. 4°.


Collation: [a b10 c8].


ISTC: id00041000

GW: GW 7987;

Hain: H 5960;

Goff: Goff D‑41;

BMC: BMC V 204;

Proctor: Pr 4208;

Others: Sheppard 3381.

LCN: 14815582


Copy number: D-022(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold- and blind-tooled green morocco; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 188 × 142 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 182 × 134 mm.

Provenance: Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (1771-1823); armorial book-label on front pastedown; sale (1824), lot 861. Purchased for £5. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1824), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 4.22.

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