Caij Crispi Salustij, de Lucij Catiline coniuratione liber felicit[er] incipit.

Accession number: 
PML 223
Sallust, 86 B.C.-34 B.C.
[Basel : Martin Flach (printer of Basel), about 1474]
[60] leaves ; 28 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from caption, leaf [1]/1r.
Imprint from ISTC.
Printed in Flach's type 1:117G.
Checklist has publication date: "[1475]."
Collation: [1-2¹⁰; 3-4¹⁰ 5⁸ 6-7⁶]: 60 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio.
Chancery folio. 1 column, 34 lines. Capital spaces, without guide letters.
Copies with Bellum Jugurthinum bound first, see BSB-Ink, S-28.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28 x 20.2 cm.
PML copy is Bellum Catalinae only.

19th-century embossed calf over paper boards (29 x 21 cm.), sewn on 4 supports; repaired by Duprez Lahey. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves.
Variant Title: 

De Lucii Catiline coniuratione


Hand decoration: Majority of rubrication unrealized, one red lombard (leaf [1]/1r). Annotations: A few contemporary marginal notations, including catchword (leaf [1]/10v) and pen trials (rear fly leaf verso).

German state library duplicate, inscription: "Dup" (leaf [1]/1r); unidentified English sale catalogue description, lot 683 (front pastedown); William Morris (1834-1896), Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, booklabel (front pastedown); Richard Bennett (1849-1930), purchased Morris's library in August 1896, armorial bookplate (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.