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Bod-Inc: A-437

Ars Epistolandi


Analysis of Content

a1r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Qui petis absentis animum tibi iungere verbis | hanc lege que breuibus plurima summa docet. | Statu quenque suo deponit in ordine et illum | nomine virtutis qua valet ipsa vocat'; 2 elegiac distichs.

a1r [Ars epistolandi.] Incipit: ‘[L]ectitanti mihi Marci Tulii Ciceronis preclaram egregiamque sententiam . . .’


Imprint: [Paris: Antoine Caillaut, c.1485]. 4°.

Remarks: On a5r one of the model epistles is dated 1484.


Collation: a b6.


ISTC: ia01085500

GW: GW 2564;

Proctor: Pr 7929;

Others: Sheppard 6187.

LCN: 13978388


Copy number: A-437(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century French(?) marbled pasteboards.

Size: 208 × 145 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 140 mm.

Early interlinear and marginal notes.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes, underlining, and marks.

Provenance: Purchased at an anonymous sale (25 Feb. 1886), lot 898, for £0. 7. 0.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.37.

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