M. Fab. Quintiliani Declamationes, quae ex CCCLXXXVIII. supersunt, CXLV. : Ex vetere exemplari restitutae. Calpurnii Flacci excerptae X. rhetorum minorum LI. Nunc primùm editae. Dialogus de oratoribus, siue de causis corruptae eloquentiae. / Ex bibliotheca P. Pithoei I.C.
Marcus Fabius Quintilian (c.35-c.100).
Place of origin
Blickling Hall, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
, 458,  p. ; 8vo. Running number: 4977. Provenance: manuscript initial on front fly-leaf: "M." [i.e. catalogue code of John Mitchell (ca. 1685-1751), librarian to Sir Richard Ellys (1682-1742)]; with Mitchell's manuscript code at foot of leaf: "β'." [i.e. beta' = Greek number 2]. Binding: sixteenth-century calf, sewn on four tawed leather supports; blind thin thick thin fillet border; blind oval centrepiece stamp; single blind fillet on board edges; spine has four raised bands, with blind fillets around and across the bands and at head, and blind roll decoration at head (foot of spine missing). Binder's waste (manuscript Latin on vellum, fifteenth or sixteenth-century) and printer's waste (leaf from 4to. English Bible) at front and back.
Makers and roles
Marcus Fabius Quintilian (c.35-c.100)., author Flaccus Calpurnius (fl.2nd century AD), author Cornelius Tacitus (c.55-after 115), author Pierre Pithou (1539-1596), editor