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Bod-Inc: S-247

Solinus, Gaius Iulius

Polyhistor, siue Collectanea rerum memorabilium.


Analysis of Content

a2r Solinus, Gaius Iulius: [Preface addressed to] Adventus. Collectanea rerum memorabilium, ed. Mommsen, 1-2; on this preface see S‑243.

a3r [Table.]

b1r Solinus, Gaius Iulius: [Polyhistor, sive] Collectanea rerum memorabilium. ‘Rerum memorabilium collectanee'. Collectanea rerum memorabilium, ed. Mommsen, 3-216; see S‑243. The text is divided into 63 sections. See also CTC VI 75.


Imprint: Parma: Andreas Portilia, 20 Dec. 1480. 4°.


Collation: a4 b–m8 n5.


ISTC: is00619000

Hain: HC 14878;

Goff: Goff S‑619;


Proctor: Pr 6850;

Others: CIBN S‑306; Sack, Freiburg, 3255; Sheppard 5645.

LCN: 14124845


Copy number: S-247(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1r.

Binding: Eighteenth-century quarter red morocco, the spine gold-tooled, over yellow paper boards.

Size: 205 × 152 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 144 mm.

A note in a contemporary Italian hand, extracting a keyword on b1v.

Provenance: Johannes Baptista Caietanus (sixteenth century); ‘Joannis Baptistae Caietani Baroni' erased on a2r. Giacomo Lucchesini (1753-1820); inscription ‘Di Giacomo Lucchesini' on front pastedown. Thomas Thorpe (1791-1851); Catalogue (1833), pt II, no. 2977. Purchased for £1. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1833), 23.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.10.

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