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Bod-Inc: Q-014

Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius

Institutiones oratoriae.


Analysis of Content

a1r Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius: [Letter dedicating the Institutiones Oratoriae to] Victorius Marcellus. Quint. Inst.

a1r Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius: [Institutiones Oratoriae.] Quint. Inst. The text is preceded by an 11-line summary of the work.


Imprint: Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 9 June 1476. Folio.


Collation: a–z [con]8 [rum]6.


ISTC: iq00027000

Hain: HCR 13648;

Goff: Goff Q‑27;

BMC: BMC VI 713;

Proctor: Pr 5794;

Others: Sheppard 4841.

LCN: 14063670


Copy number: Q-014(1)

Leaf a8 bound between a1 and a2.

Binding: Nineteenth-century purple mottled calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; marbled pastedowns; green silk bookmark.

Size: 299 × 229 × 43 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 200 mm.

A few brackets and pointing hands in a sixteenth-century hand at the beginning of the book.

Provenance: ‘M. R. J. Piatti' (seventeenth/eighteenth century?) on a1r. Date of acquisition unknown.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 3.15.

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