Cicero, "Orationes," Rome, 1471, showing variant state of
                        folio 1, line 4.

The First Twenty-five Years of Printing, 1455-1480: An Exhibition

CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Orationes. Rome: Sweynheym and Pannartz, [between May and July] 1471.

Folio 1: Io. an. Episcopi Aleriensis in Corsica ad Paulum .II. Venetum Pont. Maximum Epistola. M. Tullii quot potuimus orationes Pater beatissime Paule .II. Venete Pont. Maximus [sic!] num [sic!] in corpus nuper congregauimus. . . . (Edited by Joannes Andreae, Bishop of Aleria.) 357 leaves (of 358), lacking the terminal blank; blank folio 7 is present. Roman type, 46 lines to the page; initial spaces without printed guides. Folio, 18th-century vellum with endpapers of the period, flyleaves preserved from an earlier binding or (more probably) inserted. Leaves measure 407 x 290 mm. Folios 1 and 357 repaired and soiled, light dampstains and foxmarks elsewhere. (See illustration.)

PA 6279 .A2 A6 vault

Cicero, "Orationes," Rome, 1471, showing variant state of folio 1, line 4.

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