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Bod-Inc: S-169


Sententiae antiquorum philosophorum.


Analysis of Content

a1r ‘Sententiae antiquorum philosophorum'. Incipit: ‘Antisthenes omnibus qui se incolumes cupiunt opus esse aiebat . . .’ Extracts from the Ἐκλογαί of Stobaeus in a Latin translation; see O. Hense, ‘Die Reihenfolge der Eklogen in der Vulgata des Stobaïschen “Florilegium”  ’, Rheinishes Museum für Philologie, 39 (1884), 373 note, supplying details of this edition.


Imprint: [Paris: Ulrich Gering, c.1478-82]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; Sack dates [c.1490]; Hillard ascribes to [Johannes Higman] and dates [1484-8].


Collation: a6 b4.

Types: Type: 80 R.

Leaves: 10 leaves.

Line number: 39 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 156 ×94 mm (a2r).

Remarks: Leaf a1r: ‘Sententie antiquorum philoſophorum. || Antiſthenes | Antiſthenes omībus qui ſe incolumes cupiunt op9 eſſe aiebat | vel fidis amicis . . .'; b4v, l. 38, end: ‘Idem qui in re ſua mala ſibi conſulit nunꝗ̃ poterit recte alienis | conſulere'.


ISTC: is00443800

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: Hillard 1835; Sack, Freiburg, 3215; Sheppard 6145-6.

LCN: 14051444


Copy number: S-169(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 198 × 138 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 127 mm.

Provenance: Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 3040. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. S 9.8.

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