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Bod-Inc: S-020

Sallustius Crispus, Gaius

Opera: Bellum Catilinae; Bellum Iugurthinum, et al.


Analysis of Content

A2r [Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Catilinae.] Sal. Cat.

C3r Sallustius [Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Iugurthinum.] Sal. Iug.

H1r [Sergius] Catilina, Lucius [pseudo-]: ‘Oratio responsiua in Marcum Tullium Ciceronem'. Incipit: ‘Omnis homines qui in maximis principatibus uitam agunt aut qui de rebus publicis . . .’ See S‑013.

H5r [Squarzaficus, Hieronymus]: ‘Crispi Salustii oratoris clarissimi uita.’ Allenspach–Frasso 277–8. See S‑013.

H6v Sallustius Crispus, [Gaius pseudo-]: ‘in M. T. Ciceronem Inuectiua'. [Sal.] Cic. See S‑013.

H8r Cicero, M[arcus] T[ullius pseudo-]: ‘In Crispum Salustium Responsio seu inuectiua'. [Cic.] Sal.

I3r [Table.] Following the table and order of texts in S‑015.

I3v [Registrum.]


Imprint: Milan: Philippus de Lavagnia, 27 Nov. 1476. 4°.


Collation: A10 B–H8 I4.

Remarks: Leaf A2 is signed A1.

Types: Type: 107 R.

Leaves: 70 leaves.

Line number: 35 lines (A2r).

Type area: Type area: 186 ×109 mm (A2r).

Remarks: Leaf A1 blank; A2r: ‘[ ]MNIS HOMINES QVI ſeſe | ſtudent præſtare . . .'; I3r, l. 5: ‘ . . . effari poſſum. | .: FINIS :. | Libello inſcripta huic: ſi quiſpiam noſcere petat | . . . | . . .'; l. 16: ‘Hæc Criſpi Saluſtii opera ˜[qui] optime emendata Mediolani | fuere impreeſſa: ductu & impenſa Philippi Lauanii An- | no a natali chriſtiano MccccLxxvi quinto klas. Decem- | bres.'; I3v: ‘Principia cartharum Primi quaternionis | . . .'; l. 27: ‘quis in ipſius'; I4 blank.


ISTC: is00061000

Hain: HC 14204;

Goff: Goff S‑61;

Proctor: Pr 5853;

Others: CIBN S‑31; Sheppard 4812.

LCN: 14028231


Copy number: S-020(1)

Wanting the blank leaves A1 and I4.

Binding: Eighteenth-century (Netherlandish or French?) gold-tooled red morocco; gilt title on a black leather label on the spine; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; watermark on the endleaves reads ‘Pro Patria GR'.

Size: 281 × 187 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 269 × 175 mm.

‘936' on verso of front endleaf; cf. ‘936' in S‑025.

On A2r a six-line Italian epigraphic initial ‘O' is supplied in gold on a square blue ground with white pen-work; within the body of the initial a fleuron design painted in red and gold, surrounded by green with yellow pen-work; foliate extensions in red, green, and blue, with gold dots, in the inner and upper margins; see Pächt and Alexander II, 108 no. pr 46. In the lower margin a coat of arms: azure, a lion rampant or, encircled with a gold band is inserted within a lozenge-shaped white vine-stem border on a blue, green, and red ground with gold dots. On C3r a six-line initial ‘F' in the same style is supplied in gold on a square ground of green and red with yellow pen-work, and blue with white pen-work. Elsewhere two- to three-line initials are supplied in blue.

Provenance: Unidentified coat of arms; see note (above). Purchased for £5. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1836), 30.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 5.37.

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