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Sallustius Crispus, Gaius

Opera: Bellum Catilinae (comm. Laurentius Valla); Bellum Iugurthinum, et al. (ed. Pomponius Laetus).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Laetus, Julius Pomponius: [Letter addressed to] Augustinus Maffeus. Incipit: ‘M. Valerius Probus unicae uetustatis amator cum animaduertisset . . .’ On this preface see S‑028.

a2r Sallustius Crispus, G[aius]: Bellum Catilinae. ‘De coniuratione L. Ser. Catilinae'. All works in this volume are edited by Pomponius Laetus; see his prefatory letter and title-page. Sal. Cat.

a2r Valla, Laurentius: ‘In C. Crispi Salustii Catilinarium Comentarii'. Incipit: ‘[O]mnis homines [Sal. Cat. I.1] Patritia gente Crispus Salustius Romae natus . . .’ See S‑028.

e2r Porcius Latro, [Marcus pseudo-]: ‘Declamatio contra Lucium Sergium Catilinam'. Incipit: ‘[S]i quid precibus apud deos immortales sanctissimi iudices uobiscum aliquando ualuissemus . . .’ See S‑028.

e5r Sallustius Crispus, G[aius]: Bellum Iugurthinum. ‘De bello Iugurthino'. Sal. Jug.

g4r Sallustius Crispus, G[aius]: Ex libris Historiarum [orationes]. ‘Oratio Lepidi consulis ad populum'. Sal. Hist. See S‑028.

h1r [Sallustius Crispus, Gaius pseudo-(?): Epistulae] ad Caesarem senem de re publica. Sal. Epist. For the attribution of authorship to Sallust see S‑028.

h2v [Laetus, Julius Pomponius]: ‘C. Crspi(!) Salustii Vita’ Ullman, ‘Dedication Copy', 368. On the authorship see S‑028.

h2v Sallustius [Crispus], G[aius pseudo-]: ‘Inuectiua in Ciceronem'. [Sal.], Cic. On the authorship see S‑013.

h2v [Cicero, Marcus Tullius pseudo-: Responsio contra C. Salustium.] [Cic.], Sal. On the authorship see S‑013.


Imprint: Venice: Theodorus de Ragazonibus, 9 July 1492. Folio.

Remarks: BMC suggests that this edition is a revised version of Venice: Philippus Pincius, 11 May 1491 (S‑028), but notes some differences.


Collation: a–g6 h4.


ISTC: is00077000

Hain: HCR, Addenda 14223;

Goff: Goff S‑77;

BMC: BMC V 478;

Proctor: Pr 5268;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑45; Rhodes 1548; Sheppard 4347.

LCN: 14077128


Copy number: S-029(1)

Wanting the blank leaf h4

Leaf a1r, l. 8: ‘ . . . eiuſdē'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 329 × 226 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 318 × 211 mm.

A few marginal notes in a contemporary humanist hand, mainly extracting key words and supplying brackets, pointing hands, and underlining.

Provenance: Sebastianus Zacharia (†1531); ‘Ex dono D. Sebastianj Zacharie fauentini . . .' Faenza, Dominicans, S. Andrea in Vineis; ‘Est Conuentus sancti Andreae de Fauentia ordinis predicatorum'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3488; number on label on front cover; purchased for £0. 6. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 25.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 2.6.

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