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Bod-Inc: V-013

Valerius Maximus, Gaius

Facta et dicta memorabilia.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Table.] ‘Rubricae'. Incipit: ‘Primi libri. De religione . . .’

[a2v] Valerius Maximus, [Gaius]: ‘Prologus' [dedicating the work to] Tiberius Caesar. V. Max. Proem.

[a2v] Valerius Maximus, [Gaius]: Facta et dicta memorabilia. ‘Factorum ac dictorum Romanorum et exsterorum'. ‘De religione capitulum i'. V. Max.

[r8v] [Titius Probus, Gaius: De praenominibus.] Incipit: ‘[V]arro simplicia in Italia fuisse nomina . . .’ See V‑007.

[r10r] [Registrum.] Incipit: ‘P. Valerii M., Hetruriae . . .’


Imprint: Bologna: [Hannibal Malpiglius], for Sigismundus de Libris, 24 Dec. 1476. Folio.

Remarks: As assigned by BMC, CIBN, and Sheppard; Pr assigns to [Zampol Zaffone].


Collation: [a10 b6 c–e8 f6 g h8 i6 k–m o8 p6 q8 r10].


ISTC: iv00028500

Hain: HR 15779;

BMC: BMC VI 812;

Proctor: Pr 6541;

Others: CIBN V‑20; Sheppard 5318.

LCN: 14802646


Copy number: V-013(1)

Wanting gathering [g].

Binding: Late eighteenth-century half mottled calf over marbled paper boards; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Title in gilt on the spine. Sprinkled black- and red-edged leaves.

Size: 296 × 208 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 292 × 201 mm.

A few marginal notes in a c.1500 Italian hand, supplying underlining, variants, and comments on the text. On [a3r] in the same hand, the note: ‘Passio domini nostri jesu christi secundum ioanem in illo tempore'.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3796. purchased for £1. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 28.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.23.

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