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Bod-Inc: S-139

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

Quaestiones naturales.


Analysis of Content

AA1r [Title-page.]

AA2r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Quaestiones naturales. ‘De Quaestionibus naturalibus'. Sen. Nat.; see VL VIII 1082.


Imprint: Leipzig: Arnoldus de Colonia, [1492-5]. 4°.


Collation: AA–RR6.

Types: Types: 160, first line of title, headings, and headlines; 81 (leaded except in title and colophon). The headlines give the title and the number of the book.

Leaves: 102 leaves, the last blank.

Line number: 26 lines (leaded) and headline (AA3r).

Type area: Type area: 149 ×87 mm (AA3r).

Remarks: Capital spaces.


ISTC: is00408200

Hain: HC 14613;

Proctor: Pr 3007;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑265; Sheppard 2135.

LCN: 14051550


Copy number: S-139(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled half calf, with brown cloth, over pasteboards; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 222 × 155 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 212 × 137 mm.

Frequent marginal notes in a late sixteenth-century(?) German hand, supplying underlining, key words, and comments on the text.

Initials are supplied in red ink.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl.' and ‘3109' in pencil on AA1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, judging from the shelfmark probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.95.

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