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Bod-Inc: D-070

Diodorus Siculus

Bibliothecae historicae libri VI.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] [Table of contents.]

a2r Poggius Florentinus: [Introductory letter.] ‘Prohemium', [addressed to Nicolaus V, Pont. Max.] Incipit: ‘[N]ullus antea quantum vis praeclarus rerum scriptor . . .’

a2v [Table of contents.]

a2v Diodorus Siculus: Bibliothecae historicae libri VI. Translated by Poggius Florentinus. Incipit: ‘[M]agnas merito gratias rerum scriptoribus homines debet . . .’

q1r Tacitus, [Publius] Cornelius: Germania. Tac. Ger.


Imprint: Venice: Andreas de Paltasichis, 31 Jan. 1476/7. Folio.


Collation: [*2] a10 b–k8 l6 m n8 o6 p q8.


ISTC: id00211000

GW: GW 8375;

Hain: HC *6189;

Goff: Goff D‑211;

BMC: BMC V 251;

Proctor: Pr 4421;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑149; Sheppard 3554.

LCN: 14815883


Copy number: D-070(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century(?) parchment over pasteboards, sewn onto five raised cords.

Size: 282 × 204 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 276 × 190 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations, extracting key words, and some ‘nota' marks in black ink.

Provenance: Marcello de Vero (sixteenth century?); a cancelled inscription on [*1r]: ‘Del Sor Marcello de Vero'. Naples, Benedictines, for the use of Jacobus; an inscription on [*1v]: ‘SSm Seuerini et Sossii de Neap. Cong. Cas. Ad usum Domini Jacobi á Neap.’ Purchased from R. F. Sweetinburgh for £1. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1832), 7 and Library Bills, 1829-32, no. 366.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. N extra 1.5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 1.22.

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