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Bod-Inc: A-005


De accentibus syllabarum.


Analysis of Content

a1v ‘Prologus in librum de accentibus.’ Incipit: ‘[C]onsiderans quod plerique sacerdotes ac clerici in quantitatibus sillabarum ac earundem pronunciatione deficientes . . .’

a2r De accentibus syllabarum. Incipit: ‘[V]ocalis ante vocalem in latinis dictionibus corripitur . . .’ See Bursill-Hall 45.9.2, 53.8.14 and 67.5.2, where this work is entitled ‘De accentu'; Leonhardt no. B10.

d6r ‘Quedam regule generales.’ ‘De preteritis dissillabis.’ Incipit: ‘Item est regula quedam de preteritis verborum que talis est . . .’


Imprint: [Deventer: Richard Pafraet, c.1477-9]. 4°.


Collation: a–d8.

Remarks: Leaf a3 is signed aii, b3 bii, c3 cii and d3 dii.


ISTC: ia00016200

GW: GW 137;

Hain: C 5090;

Proctor: Pr 8956;

Others: Campbell–Kronenberg 1473a; HPT II 497; ILC 5; Proctor, Campbell III 23, 1473A; Sheppard 6928.

LCN: 14502332


Copy number: A-005(1)

Bound with:
2. Jacobus Publicius, Ars conficiendi epistolas. Deventer: [Richard Pafraet], 12 Dec. 1488 (P‑534);
3. Johannes de Garlandia, Composita Verborum. Deventer: Richard Pafraet, 7 May 1489 (G‑035).

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century half parchment over pasteboards, with sprinkled red-edged leaves.

Size: 208 × 142 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 136 mm.

Early marginal notes, providing a heading for each section. On a1r: ‘Vocalis ante vocalem' written twice in a fifteenth-century hand.

Provenance: Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 13 (1837), lot 955. Purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.41(1).

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