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Bod-Inc: S-166

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

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


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 quattuor virtutibus cardinalibus, sive De formula honestae vitae. See S‑134.

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


Imprint: Paris: [Michel Tholoze, for] Denis Roce, [c.1500]. 4°.


Collation: a8 b c6.

Types: Types: 77 R; 108 R (leaded to 134).

Leaves: 20 leaves.

Line number: 35 lines (a3r).

Type area: Type area: 159 ×85 mm.

Illustrations: Capital ‘Q' on a2r about 36 mm square, a merman with a sword and shield: see BMC VIII p. 208; other capitals cf. BMC. Printer's device on a1r; see Polain, Marques, 156 no. 162.


ISTC: is00422300

Hain: HC 14619;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Sheppard 6525.

LCN: 14050439


Copy number: S-166(1)

Bound with A‑139; see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 190 × 127 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf c8.

SHELFMARK: Douce O 126(7).

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