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Bod-Inc: F-079

Florus, Lucius Annaeus

Epitomae rerum Romanarum (ed. Philippus Beroaldus).


Analysis of Content

a1v Beroaldus, Philippus: [Letter addressed to] Petrus Maria Rubeus Parmensis. Incipit: ‘[Q]uemadmodum Dinocrates architectus, clarissime vir, procera statura facie aut . . .’ The letter suggests that Beroaldus did the editorial work at the request the printer whose name has here been changed to that of Henricus de Colonia.

a2r Florus, Lucius Annaeus: Epitomae rerum Romanarum. Edited by Philippus Beroaldus. Flor. Epit.


Imprint: Siena: Sigismundus Rodt, for Henricus de Colonia, [1486-7]. 4°.

Remarks: On the dating of this edition see BMC VII, p. lxxxiii.


Collation: a–g8.


ISTC: if00236000

GW: GW 10098;

Hain: H *7201;

Goff: Goff F‑236;

BMC: BMC VII 1102;

Proctor: Pr 7290;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑169; Oates 2714; D. E. Rhodes, ‘The Incunabula of Siena', in Essays in Honour of Victor Scholderer (Mainz, 1970), 337-48, no. 11; Sheppard 6044.

LCN: 14828643


Copy number: F-079(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf, with gold-tooled spine and turn-ins, gilt-edged leaves, and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 197 × 140 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 191 × 130 mm.

Some marginal notes, now washed out.

Provenance: Purchased for £2. 2. 0: see Books Purchased (1843), 19.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.49.

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