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.
Hain: HR 14216;
Goff: Goff S‑72;
BMC: BMC V 371;
Proctor: Pr 4867;
Others: BSB‑Ink S‑40; CIBN S‑38; Sheppard 3974.
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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