Collation: [1¹⁰ 2¹² 3¹⁰ 4¹² 5¹⁰ 6¹² 7¹⁰ 8¹² 9¹⁰ 1¹²0 11¹⁰ 12¹² 13-14¹⁰ 15¹²]: 164 leaves, leaves /11-12 blank.
Colophon (leaf /10v): Hoc ego nicoleos gallus cognomine ienson / Impressi: mirae quis neg[et] artis opus. / At tibi dum legitur docili suetonius ore: / Artificis nomen fac rogo lector ames. .M.CCCC.LXXI.
Paper format: Royal quarto
PML copy leaf dimensions: 26.4 x 18 cm
PML copy missing 2 leaves: /11-12 (blanks).
Preliminary Versus by Ausonius before Life of Julius Caesar, leaf /1r.
Printed in type 1:115R.
The book was on sale in Germany by 6 July 1471: M. Cortesi in Vestigia. Studi in onore di Giuseppe Billanovich, I (Rome, 1984), p. 213.
Title from incipit (leaf /1r): Caii Suetonii Tranquilli de vita .XII. Caesarum liber primus divus Iulius Caesar incipit foeliciter.
Vitae XII Caesarum
Hand decoration: Pen and ink wash border (leaf /1r) and large initials on blue and yellow ground with putti, animals, and foliage, in the style of Girolamo da Cremona; alternating red and purple 2-line lombards (some unrealized). Annotations: No marginal notations in text. 17th/18th-century ink foliation.