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Bod-Inc: S-026

Sallustius Crispus, Gaius

Opera: Bellum Catilinae; Bellum Iugurthinum, et al.


Analysis of Content

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

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

g4v [Squarzaficus, Hieronymus]: ‘Crispi Salustii oratoris clarissimi uita.’ Allenspach–Frasso 277-8. See S‑013.

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. See S‑013.


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus Benalius et Socii, 23 Apr. 1485. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–f6 g8.


ISTC: is00072000

Hain: HR 14216;

Goff: Goff S‑72;

BMC: BMC V 371;

Proctor: Pr 4867;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑40; CIBN S‑38; Sheppard 3974.

LCN: 14077066


Copy number: S-026(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century diced russia; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 305 × 215 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 295 × 203 mm.

Marginal notes in a contemporary Italian hand, summarizing the text and supplying historical information. Notes in Latin and German in two very different sixteenth-century German hands in red or black ink, supplying underlining, pointing hands, brackets, comments on the text, and (on the verso of the front endleaf) a note on the author, and extracting key words and personal names.

Provenance: Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (1771-1823); armorial stamp; purchased by Heber for £6. 6. 0, according to the price in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 3304; ‘3304' on label on the front cover. Purchased for £2. 13. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 25.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 3.24.

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