Ad Herennium rethoricorum novorum.

Accession number: 
PML 16227.1
Uniform title: 
Rhetorica ad Herennium.
Published: 
[Venice?] : [Printer of Datus, 'Elegantiolae' (H 5969)], [about 1475]
Description: 
[54] leaves ; 28.5 x 20 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1909.
Notes: 

Attributed to Pseudo-Cicero.
Collation: a-f⁸ g⁶: 54 leaves. Signatures are stamped by hand.
Explicit (leaf g6v): MARCI Tullii Ciceronis Rhetorico[rum] Novo[rum] Ad Herennium Liber Ultimus Finit.
Often found with Goff C-645 and probably issued at the same time (ISTC).
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.7 x 19 cm
Printed in type 1:113R.
Title from incipit (leaf a1r): M.T.C. ORATORIS CLARISSIMI AD HERENNIUM RETHORICORUM NOVORUM LIBER PRIMUS FOELICITER INCIPIT.

Binding: 
19th-century gilt-tooled red morocco over paper boards (28.5 x 20 cm), sewn on 5 supports by Charles Smith. Marbled paper pastedowns and fly leaves with plain paper fly leaves; plain endbands; gilt edges.
Variant Title: 

Checklist title: Rhetorica nova

Inscriptions/Markings: 

Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

Provenance: 
Sir John Hayford Thorold (1773-1831), Syston Park, bookplate and monogram booklabel (front pastedown); his sale, Sotheby's, 12 Dec. 1884, lot 371; Henry White, armorial bookplate (front fly leaf recto); his sale, James Tregaskis, 1902; Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased from Leo Olschki, Sept. 1909.
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