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Bod-Inc: M-004

Macrobius, Aurelius Theodosius

In somnium Scipionis expositio, et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Somnium Scipionis: De republica [extract]. Cic. Rep. 6. 9-29; Macrobius, Commentarii in somnium Scipionis, ed. Willis, 155-63.

a3r Macrobius, Aurelius Theodosius: In somnium Scipionis expositio. Macrobius, Commentarii in somnium Scipionis, ed. Willis, 1-154.

e2r Macrobius, Aurelius Theodosius: Saturnalia. Macr.


Imprint: Venice: [Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis], 29 June 1492. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–f6 g6-1+2 h–o6 p4.

Illustrations: Woodcut diagrams, and, on d3r a map, for which see Campbell.


ISTC: im00012000

Hain: HC *10429;

Goff: Goff M‑12;

BMC: BMC V 417;

Proctor: Pr 5131;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑4; Campbell, Maps, 89; CIBN M‑9; Rhodes 1136; Sander 4074; Sheppard 4120. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.

LCN: 14479215


Copy number: M-004(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century quarter calf with paper boards.

Size: 323 × 224 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 315 × 213 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations by Lampugnanus.

Provenance: Laurentius Lampugnanus (1458-1527); inscription on a2r: ‘De libris fratris Laurentii Lampognani de Milano'. Bocca, booksellers, Milan, Turin, Florence, Rome; ticket on the inside of the upper cover. Purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 25.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 2.15.

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