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Bod-Inc: S-164

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

De quattuor virtutibus cardinalibus, sive De formula honestae vitae (comm. anon.), et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Life of Seneca.] Incipit: ‘[S]eneca cordubensis philosophus uir doctissimus Stratini stoici . . .’ For Vitae of Seneca see VL VIII 1088.

a2r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus [pseudo-; Martinus de Braga]: ‘De formula honestae uitae siue De quattuor uirtutibus cardinalibus'. See S‑134.

a2r [Commentary.] Incipit: ‘Pro generali noticia presentis libri ista sunt tenenda . . .’


Imprint: [Cologne]: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, [c.1493]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard and CIBN; BSB‑Ink dates [c.1490].


Collation: a6 b4 c6.


ISTC: is00415530

Hain: HC 14624;

Goff: Goff S‑414;

BMC: BMC I 232;

Proctor: Pr 1091;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑212; CIBN S‑212; Oates 564; Schreiber V 5236; Sheppard 823-4.

LCN: 14050379


Copy number: S-164(1)

Bound with E‑072; see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 137 mm.

Some underlining is supplied.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.18(5).

Copy number: S-164(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper boards, backed with parchment; bound for Kloß.

Size: 205 × 141 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 132 mm.

Initials, pilcrows, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); see sale (1835), lot 3284. Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932); see inscription ‘Paget Toynbee. Dec. 1895'. Bequeathed in 1932.

SHELFMARK: Toynbee 1048.

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