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Bod-Inc: D-072

Diodorus Siculus

Bibliothecae historicae libri VI (ed. Bartholomaeus Merula).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

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

a2v ‘Tituli primi libri'.

a2v Diodorus Siculus: Bibliothecae historicae libri VI. Translated by Poggius Florentinus. Edited by Bartholomaeus Merula, as stated in the colophon. Incipit: ‘[M]agnas merito gratias rerum scriptoribus homines debet . . .’

n5v [Colophon.]


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Tacuinus, de Tridino, 20 Sept. 1496. Folio.


Collation: a–n6.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed a, etc.


ISTC: id00213000

GW: GW 8377;

Hain: H *6191;

Goff: Goff D‑213;

BMC: BMC V 530;

Proctor: Pr 5441;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑151; Rhodes 682; Sheppard 4532.

LCN: 14815904


Copy number: D-072(1)

Wanting a1, and n6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf.

Size: 319 × 214 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 310 × 200 mm.

Provenance: J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837), 1835; signature dated 1835 on the recto of the front endleaf; purchased at his sale (1837), lot 189, for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 11.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 2.17.

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