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Bod-Inc: S-015

Sallustius Crispus, Gaius

Opera: Bellum Catilinae; Bellum Iugurthinum, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Catilinae.] Sal. Cat.

[d1r] [Sergius] Catilina, Lucius [pseudo-]: ‘Oratio responsiua in Marcum Tullium Ciceronem'. Incipit: ‘Omnis homines qui in maximis principatibus uitam agunt aut qui de rebus publicis . . .’

[e1r] Sallustius [Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Iugurthinum.] Sal. Jug.

[l1r] [Squarzaficus, Hieronymus]: ‘Crispi Salustii oratoris clarissimi uita.’ Allenspach–Frasso 277–8. See S‑013.

[l2r] Sallustius Crispus, [Gaius pseudo-]: ‘In M. T. Ciceronem inuectiua'. [Sal.] Cic. On the authorship see S‑013.

[l3r] Cicero, M[arcus] T[ullius pseudo-]: ‘In Crispum Salustium Responsio seu inuectiua'. [Cic.] Sal. See S‑013.

[l1v] [Table.] The texts are listed in the order: Sallust, Catilina, and Vita Sallustii.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 23 Mar. 1474. 4°.


Collation: [a b8 c d6 e8 f–h6 i k8 l6].


ISTC: is00056000

Hain: HC 14201;

Goff: Goff S‑56;

BMC: BMC V 229;

Proctor: Pr 4287;

Others: CIBN S‑23; Rhodes 1544; Sheppard 3457.

LCN: 14028250


Copy number: S-015(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Gathering [d] containing the Oratio responsiva in M.T. Ciceronem is bound at the end, not in the order given in the colophon.

Binding: Nineteenth-century French gold-tooled red morocco, bound by Simier: vine border, spine powdered with gold; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; green silk bookmark.

Size: 270 × 182 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 263 × 168 mm.

Folio numbering in roman figures supplied in a seventeenth-century(?) hand.

Provenance: Partially obliterated armorial stamp ([ ]. A. L.?). Antoine Augustin Renouard (1765-1853); sale (1830), lot 1053. Purchased at the Renouard sale for £2. 0. 0; ‘Auct. 1830' on verso of the front endleaf; Books Purchased (1830), 21.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 5.35.

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