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Bod-Inc: S-036

Sallustius Crispus, Gaius

Bellum Catilinae.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.] ‘Bellum Catilinarium'.

A2r Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: Bellum Catilinae. ‘De Lucii Catilinae coniuratione'. Sal. Cat.


Imprint: Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, [not before 10 Apr. 1497]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by ILC; Sheppard and HPT date [1492-6].


Collation: A8 B C6.

Types: Type: 80 G (`in second state', Sheppard).

Leaves: 13 leaves.

Line number: 37 lines (A3r).

Type area: Type area: 148 ×89 mm (A3r).

Remarks: Leaf A1r: ‘Bellum Catilinariū Sa | luſtii oratoris preſtantiſ | ſimi.' [Device; see BMC IX p. 65]; A2r: ‘¶Caii Criſpi Saluſtii de lucii Catiliņ | cōiuratione liber fȩliciter incipit. | [ ]Mnis homines qui | ſeſe . . .'; C5v, l. 15: ‘¶ C. Criſpi Saluſtii de coniuratiione Cati= | linę Liber fȩliciter finit. Dauentrię opera [et] im- | penſis Iacobi de breda emendate Impreſſus'; C6 blank(?).


ISTC: is00088650

Hain: C 5226;

Proctor: Pr 9109;

Others: Campbell–Kronenberg 1500a; HPT II 414; ILC 1915; Nijhoff–Kronenberg 3832; Proctor, Campbell, III p. 39; Sheppard 6994.

LCN: 14074275


Copy number: S-036(1)

Wanting gathering B and the blank(?) leaf C6.

Leaves A7-8 are bound after A2.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; parchment endleaves; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 205 × 141 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 196 × 131 mm.

Provenance: Unread name in a sixteenth-century English hand, obliterated, at the head of A1r. ‘J. D. D. Cantab.' on verso of the front parchment endleaf; possibly John Doe Dent (†1875) or John Dixon Dyke (†1871). Purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1857), 65.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.18.

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