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Bod-Inc: L-122

Livius, Titus

Historiae Romanae decades (ed. Lucas Porrus).


Analysis of Content

a1r Bussis, Johannes Andreas de: [Letter addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. Bussi 29-34.

a2r Florus: [Periochae.] See L‑114.

c1r ‘Capita operum.’

c1v Livius, Titus: Historiae Romanae decades. ‘Ab urbe condita.’ [Edited by Lucas Porrus.] Liv. 1-32, 34-40. 37. 3. Liv. 33 not included in this edition. Porrus is named in the colophon.


Imprint: Treviso: Johannes Rubeus, Vercellensis, 1485. Folio.


Collation: a10 b6 c10 d–n8 aa–ii8 kk ll6 A–G8 H10.


ISTC: il00244000

Hain: HC *10136;

Goff: Goff L‑244;

BMC: BMC VI 897;

Proctor: Pr 6499;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑192; CIBN L‑183; Rhodes 1099; Rhodes, Treviso, no. 90; Sack, Freiburg, 2254; Sheppard 5541.

LCN: 14501537


Copy number: L-122(1)

Wanting the blank leaf H10.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled calf with the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 340 × 245 × 57 mm.

Size of leaf: 330 × 223 mm.

On c2r a 13-line initial ‘I' is supplied in red, decorated with blue; other three- to 12-line initials, with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; running headings and book numbers are supplied in red, also foliation numbers: 1-250; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Erased ownership or library stamp on a1r. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854)(?); possibly the copy purchased at his sale (1835), lot 2599, for £0. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1835). 18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 2.1.

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