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Bod-Inc: S-016

Sallustius Crispus, Gaius

Opera: Bellum Catilinae; Bellum Iugurthinum, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: ‘De Coniuratione Catilinae'. Sal. Cat.

[c1r] [Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Iugurthinum.] Sal. Jug.

[h1r] [Squarzaficus, Hieronymus]: ‘Crispi Salustii Oratoris Clarissimi Vita.’ Allenspach–Frasso 277-8. See S‑013.

[h2r] Sallustius Crispus, [Gaius pseudo-]: ‘in M. T. Ciceronem Inuectiua'. [Sal.] Cic. On the authorship see S‑013.

[h3r] Cicero, M[arcus] T[ullius pseudo-]: ‘in Crispum Salustium Responsio siue Inuectiua'. [Cic.] Sal. On the authorship see S‑013.


Imprint: [Fivizzano: Jacobus de Fivizzano], 1474. 4°.

Remarks: Format as Sheppard rather than Pr (folio).


Collation: [a10 b12 c–g8].

Types: Type: 106 R.

Leaves: 62 leaves.

Line number: 35 lines ([a3r]).

Type area: Type area: 185 ×112 mm ([a5r]).

Remarks: Leaf [a2r]: ‘CRISPI SALVSTII DE CONIVRATIone | Catilinę LibeR Incipit. | [ ]MNIS Homines Qui ſeſe ſtudent p̓ſtare | . . .'; h6r, l. 23: ‘ . . . debeat audire: ſed ut ea | dicam ſiqua ego honeſte effari poſſum. | FINIS. M.CCCC.LXXIIII.'; h6v blank.


ISTC: is00057000

Hain: R 1052;

Goff: Goff S‑57;

Proctor: Pr 6879;

Others: CIBN S‑25; Sheppard 5713.

LCN: 14028172


Copy number: S-016(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

On [a2r] l. 3: ‘[O]MNIS . . .' (not as R).

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco for Boutourlin; azure pastedowns.

Size: 292 × 214 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 207 mm.

Some marginal and interlinear notes in a contemporary Italian hand, supplying pointing hands, paragraph marks, synonyms, and lexical and geographical information.

Two- to six-line initials are supplied in red or blue, some with reserved white decoration.

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate and shelfmark no. 98; Catalogue (1831); sale catalogue (1839), lot 2171; purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 28.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 3.7.

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