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 [Second colophon.]
Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 23 Dec. 1481. Folio.
Collation: a8 b–g6 h8.
Hain: HC 14211;
Goff: Goff S‑68;
BMC: BMC V 321;
Proctor: Pr 4609;
Others: BSB‑Ink S‑39; CIBN S‑35; Sheppard 3822.
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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