Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Tacitus, [Publius] Cornelius: Germania. ‘Cai Cornelii Taciti. Equitis Ro. Germania'. See T‑004. In the title Tacitus is given the praenomen Caius. See CTC VI 93 for this edition.
Imprint: [Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, c.1473-4]. Folio.
Hain: HC *15224;
Goff: Goff T‑10;
BMC: BMC II 447;
Proctor: Pr 2173;
Others: BSB‑Ink T‑8; Rhodes 1660; Sheppard 1562.
Copy number: T-007(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century azure paper boards.
Size: 279 × 200 × 8 mm.
Size of leaf: 267 × 191 mm.
On [a1r] the title in a round German hand. A few marginal notes in the same hand, extracting key words, personal names, and in two cases supplying contemporary place-names. On [a12v] notes in a sixteenth-century German hand. ‘11 leaves as in Brunet' in black ink in a nineteenth-century hand on the rear pastedown.
Provenance: Purchased by Heber for £5. 10. 0, according to the price in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue; ‘£5. 18. 0' in black ink on the front pastedown. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 3713; paper label on front cover. Purchased for £3. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 27.
SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.30.
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