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Bod-Inc: Q-021

Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius

Declamationes Minores (ed. Thaddaeus Ugoletus).


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1r] Ugoletus, Thaddaeus: [Prefatory letter addressed] to Georgius Anselmus Nepos. Incipit: ‘M. Valerium Probum grammaticum acutum et diligentem quam pluribus contractis exemplaribus ueteres libros . . .’

[*2r] ‘Elenchus Declamationum'.

a2r Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius(?): Declamationes [Minores]. ‘Ex Declamatione CCLII.’ Incipit: ‘[E]xcuciamus, submisit raptorem, habuit enim causam, eundem honorem uirgines competebant . . .’ Edited by Thaddaeus Ugoletus, as stated in his preface. Quint. Decl., p. 32, l. 14–p. 441, l.38. On the authorship see C. Ritter, Die quintilianischen Declamationen (Freiburg and Tübingen, 1881), 3-7; M. Winterbottom, The Minor Declamations ascribed to Quintilian (Berlin, 1984), pp. xii–xv; on the edition's place in the textual tradition see M. W[interbottom], in Texts and Transmission, 337.


Imprint: Parma: Angelus Ugoletus, 3 July 1494. Folio.


Collation: [*]2 a–g8 h–n6 o4.


ISTC: iq00022000

Hain: HC 13659;

Goff: Goff Q‑22;


Proctor: Pr 6871;

Others: BSB‑Ink Q‑20; Rhodes 1489; Sheppard 5682.

LCN: 14063981


Copy number: Q-021(1)

Binding: Early eighteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco; the author's name on a green leather label on the gold-tooled spine. Gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 300 × 215 × 29 mm.

Size of leaf: 300 × 197 mm.

Occasional marginal and interlinear notes in a sixteenth-century French(?) hand, correcting the text and punctuation, and supplying missing text.

Provenance: Charles Spencer (1674-1722), 3rd Earl of Sunderland; sale, lot 10456, and numbers on spine and front endleaf. Purchased through Quaritch for £0. 12. 0; see Library Bills, 13 Dec. 1882.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 2.9.

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