Sallustius Crispus, Gaius: Opera.
Contents: De coniuratione Catilinae; De bello Jugurthino. Add: Vita Sallustii. [Pseudo-] Sallustius: Invectiva in Ciceronem. [Pseudo-] Cicero: Responsio in Sallustium.
[Fivizzano: Jacobus de Fivizzano, Lunensis], 1474.
4to. [110 212 3-78 86].  leaves, the first blank.
ISTC is00057000; Goff S57; Bod-inc S-016.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll Hunterian Bw.2.23 (see main library entry for this item )|
|Provenance:||Joseph Smith (1682-1770), British Consul in Venice: armorial book-plate (overlaid with Hunterian book-plate); sale (1773), lot 1781.
William Hunter (1718-1783), physician and anatomist: purchased at the Smith sale for £3.4.0; see annotated British Library copy of the sale catalogue.
|Binding:||Italy, 18th-century vellum, black leather title label on spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves; green silk bookmark; inner leaves of each gathering guarded with thin vellum strips. Size: 275 x 197 mm.|
|Leaf size:||268 x 190 mm.|
|Annotations:||Early catchwords in ink on the final verso of each gathering; traces of early signatures; a few leaves have an early foliation; occasional marginal and interlinear annotations in an early hand (many faded); a few pointing hands; seven lines of Italian verse in a humanist hand at foot of 8/6r (f. 68r).|
|Decoration:||Many initials and a few paragraph marks supplied in red; some capitals and the roman numerals of the date on 8/6r (f. 68r) supplied with red strokes.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the first blank leaf; worming in final two leaves affecting a few letters.|