Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: S-021

Sallustius Crispus, Gaius

Opera: Bellum Catilinae; Bellum Iugurthinum, et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Squarzaficus, Hieronymus: ‘Crispi Salustii historici atque oratoris clarissimi uita.’ Allenspach–Frasso 277-8. The author is named at the end. See S‑013.

a3r [Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Catilinae.] Sal. Cat.

c2v [Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Iugurthinum.] Sal. Jug.

g4v Martialis: ‘Distichon in Sallustium'. Mart. 14. 191.

g5r Sallustius Crispus, [Gaius pseudo-]: ‘In M. T. Ciceronem inuectiua'. [Sal.] Cic. On the authorship see S‑013.

g6r Cicero, M[arcus] T[ullius pseudo-]: ‘In Crispum Salustium Responsio seu inuectiua'. [Cic.] Sal. On the authorship see S‑013.


Imprint: [Venice]: Filippo di Pietro, 22 June 1478. Folio.


Collation: a–c8 d e6 f g8.


ISTC: is00063000

Hain: HC 14207;

Goff: Goff S‑63;

BMC: BMC V 220;

Proctor: Pr 4268;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑37; CIBN S‑32; Oates 1700; Rhodes 1546; Sheppard 3444.

LCN: 14028222


Copy number: S-021(1)

Wanting a8 and the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; bound for the Bodleian Library; ‘Sallustius 1778' on a green leather label on the spine; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 298 × 200 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 291 × 187 mm.

Copious marginal and interlinear notes on Bellum Catilinae and Invectiuae in a contemporary Italian hand, supplying brackets, underlining, synonyms and historical information, and extracting key words and phrases. Notes on the Inuectiuae in another contemporary Italian hand supplying historical information. A note in a sixteenth-century Italian hand, summarizing a passage. ‘J' on g8v. ‘5516' on a paper label on a2r.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1834), 26.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.2.

Go to top of page