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Bod-Inc: V-016

Valerius Maximus, Gaius

Facta et dicta memorabilia.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] [Table.] ‘Rubricae'. Incipit: ‘Capitula Primi libri. De religione . . .’

a1r Valerius Maximus, [Gaius]: ‘Prologus' [dedicating the work to] Tiberius Caesar. V. Max. Proem.

a1r Valerius Maximus, [Gaius]: Facta et dicta memorabilia. ‘Factorum et dictorum memoralium(!)'. ‘De cultu deorum capitulum primum'. V. Max.

r6v [Registrum.]


Imprint: Venice: [Nicolaus Girardengus, de Novis], 1480. Folio.


Collation: [*2] a–p8 q r6.


ISTC: iv00032000

Hain: HCR 15782;

Goff: Goff V‑32;

BMC: BMC V 272;

Proctor: Pr 4466;

Others: CIBN V‑22; Sheppard 3622.

LCN: 14802627


Copy number: V-016(1)

Sheets r2.5 and r3.4 have been transposed in binding.

Binding: Quarter red morocco over green paper boards. The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Manuscript number ‘109' on paper label at base of spine. Red-edged leaves.

Size: 285 × 199 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 281 × 190 mm.

The pencilled number ‘68o’ upside down on the front pastedown. The number ‘20' in black ink on the rear pastedown.

Provenance: Lucca, Chierici Regolari della Madre di Dio, S. Maria Curtis Orlandingorum [= Corteorlandini]; see book-stamp with surrounding inscription: ‘S. P. Coelicoae de Luca'. Giacomo Lucchesini (1753-1820); erased name on front pastedown. Purchased in Florence via D. A. Talboys, Oxford, for £0. 9. 0; see Books Purchased (1832) 23, and Library Bills (1829-32), no. 446.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. N extra 1.2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.22.

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