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Bod-Inc: Q-019

Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius

Declamationes Maiores (ed. Jacobus Grasolarius).


Analysis of Content

a1r Grasolarius, Jacobus: [Prefatory letter addressed] to Christoforus Priolus. Incipit: ‘Iacobus Grasolarius Christoforo de Priolis amicorum optimo salutem dicit. Marcus Cicero eius beneuolentiae . . .’

a2r Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius [pseudo-]: Declamationes [Maiores]. Incipit: ‘Argumentum. Quidam cui erat filius caecus, quem haeredem instituerat, induxit illi nouercam . . .’ Edited by Jacobus Grasolarius, aided by Georgius ‘Alexandrinus' (i.e. Georgius Merula), as stated in the prefatory letter. [Quint.], Decl. See Q‑018.


Imprint: Venice: Lucas Dominici F., Venetus, 5 June 1482. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–o6.


ISTC: iq00020000

Hain: HC 13658 = 13649; C 5010;

Goff: Goff Q‑20;

BMC: BMC V 281;

Proctor: Pr 4495;

Others: BSB‑Ink Q‑18; Rhodes 1488; Sheppard 3652.

LCN: 14063958


Copy number: Q-019(1)

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

Size: 315 × 225 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 307 × 211 mm.

A few brackets supplied in a contemporary hand.

Provenance: Pietro-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna (1735-1792); printed label of the sale (1789), part III, lot 3343; in the annotated catalogue marked down to Thomas Payne for Fl. 8. Purchased [through Payne?] for £0. 14. 0; see Books Purchased (1790), 7.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 3.20.

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