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Bod-Inc: S-162

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

De quattuor virtutibus cardinalibus, sive De formula honestae vitae, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus, pseudo-; Martinus de Braga: De quattuor virtutibus]. ‘De forma ac honestate uitae'. See S‑134.

[a5r] Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus]: De remediis fortuitorum. ‘Ad Gallionem de remediis fortuitorum'. See S‑140.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis, c.1474]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; Polain dates [c.1473], CIBN [c.1475], BSB‑Ink [c.1472-5].


Collation: [a10].

Types: Type: 120 G.

Leaves: 10 leaves.

Line number: 33 lines ([a2r]).

Type area: Type area: 198 ×125 mm ([a2r]).


ISTC: is00410000

Hain: H 14633 = 14614 + H [not C] 14656;

Goff: Goff S‑410;

Proctor: Pr 315;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑210; CIBN S‑210; Ohly, ‘Reyser', 22; Polain 3496; Sheppard 244.

LCN: 14053399


Copy number: S-162(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß; the title on a red leather label on the upper cover; a red leather index tab on [a1]; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 293 × 214 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 286 × 208 mm.

Comma strokes are added in pen and ink.

A six-line initial is supplied in red on [a1r]; elsewhere two- to four-line initials are supplied in red or black ink. Pilcrows, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance: Werden an der Ruhr (now Essen-Werden), North Rhine-Westphalia, Benedictines, S. Ludgerus, S. Salvator et BVM; sixteenth-century inscription: ‘Liber Sancti Lugderi Episcopi in Werdena'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3521; purchased for £0. 9. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 26.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.18.

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