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Bod-Inc: S-024

Sallustius Crispus, Gaius

Opera: Bellum Catilinae; Bellum Iugurthinum, et al.


Analysis of Content

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

c4r Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Iugurthinum. Sal. Jug.

h4r [First colophon.]

h4v [Squarzaficus, Hieronymus]: ‘Crispi Sallustii uita'. Allenspach–Frasso 277-8. See S‑013.

h5r Sallustius Crispus, [Gaius pseudo-]: ‘In M. T. Ciceronem inuectiua'. [Sal.] Cic. On the authorship see S‑013.

h6r Cicero, M[arcus] T[ullius pseudo-]: ‘In Crispum Salustium Responsio seu inuectiua'. [Cic.] Sal. See S‑013.

h8v ‘Registrum.’

h8v [Second colophon.]


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 23 Dec. 1481. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–g6 h8.


ISTC: is00068000

Hain: HC 14211;

Goff: Goff S‑68;

BMC: BMC V 321;

Proctor: Pr 4609;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑39; CIBN S‑35; Sheppard 3822.

LCN: 14028245


Copy number: S-024(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

The margins of several leaves in the last two gatherings have been cut away. Leaves a3, a8, and h1 repaired.

Binding: Blind-tooled English sprinkled calf, c.1700. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover. The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; mottled red-edged leaves.

Size: 308 × 213 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 302 × 202 mm.

In gathering a, frequent annotations in a seventeenth-century hand, including corrections to the text; also some early marginal notes, including titles, extraction of key words, ‘nota' marks and pointing hands, and a note on h3r in a c.1500 hand. On h8v a note in a c.1500 Italian hand, with incipit ‘Hospes et deico paulum est asta ac pellige hic est sepulcrum . . .’

Provenance: Edward Bernard (1638-1697); not identified in Wanley's list. Presumably among the books purchased in 1697 from Bernard's widow.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: C 8.19 Art; C 4.11 Art (`11' on fore-edge in black ink).

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 3.25.

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