Accession number: 
PML 129351
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.
Venice : Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1474.
[88] leaves ; 28.5 x 21 cm. (4to)
Credit Line: 
Purhcased on the Curt F. Bühler Fund, 2003.

Title from incipit (leaf a3r): .M. Tul. Cicerionis. In. M. Antonium orationes qu[a]e Demosthenis in Rege[m] Philippum Macedonem exe[m]plo Philippice nuncupantur.
Colophon (leaf l7r): M. Tulii Ciceronis in .M. Antonium Orationes qu[a]e philippic[a]e nuncupantur .cura & sollicitudine Johannis de Colonia agripinensi necno[n] Johannis Manthe[n] de Gherretshem Venetiis impress[a]e ea[rum] finem cuiq[ue] hic pr[a]estant.
Printed in type 1:110r.
Collation: a¹⁰ b-c⁸ d⁶ e-l⁸: 88 leaves, leaves a1-2 and l8 blank.
Paper format: Royal quarto
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.9 x 20.1 cm.

19th-century vellum-like paper over paper boards (28.5 x 21 cm.), sewn on 3 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves.
Variant Title: 

Orationes Philippicae


Hand decoration: Ferrara, illuminated foliate borders (leaf a3r) and initials, with black filigree penwork. Annotations: Early manuscript fore edge title: "Vocab. utr. IV. Teitsch. Rethorica."

Unidentified armorial, Italian: blue, a wyvern (or a griffin?) (leaf a3r); Donaueschingen, Fürstlich Fürstenbergische Hofbibliothek, Inc. no. 157, previously bound with Goff V-358, VD16 G1892, Goff P-641 (see Donaueschingen sale catalogue, lot 322 and App. Inc. 389); Donaueschingen sale, Sotheby's London, 1 July 1994, lot 95; H.P. Kraus, cats. 200 (1995), no. 83, 209 (1998), no. 77, and 220, no. 85; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Kraus on the Curt F. Bühler Fund, June 2003.