Tacitus, Publius Cornelius
Analysis of Content
[a1r] 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: [Rome: Johannes Schurener de Bopardia?, c.1475]. 4°.
Remarks: As dated by Sheppard.
Collation: [a b8].
Hain: HCR 15223;
Goff: Goff T‑9;
BMC: BMC IV 59;
Proctor: Pr 3516;
Others: Rhodes 1659; Sheppard 2804.
Copy number: T-008(1)
Wanting leaves [a3–6], in place of which are bound duplicates of [b2-7].
Binding: Late eighteenth-century blind-tooled crushed red morocco; the blind-tooled stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; navy silk bookmark.
Size: 200 × 140 × 10 mm.
Size of leaf: 193 × 131 mm.
Folio numbers in arabic figures are supplied in a seventeenth-century(?) hand.
On [a1] a four-line epigraphic initial ‘G' is supplied in red.
Provenance: Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1797), 2.
SHELFMARK: Auct. L 4.4.
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