Analysis of Content
a2r [Balbus], Johannes: Catholicon. Incipit: ‘[P]rosodia quedam pars grammatice nuncupatur, partes siquidem grammatice sunt quattuor . . .’
Imprint: Lyons: [Perrinus Lathomi, Bonifacius Johannis, and Johannes de Villa Veteri], 7 Jan. 1496. Folio.
Remarks: GW ascribes to Bonifacius Johannis alone.
Collation: a–x8 y6 A–P8 Q6.
Illustrations: Woodcut initials.
GW: GW 3202;
Hain: H 2265;
BMC: BMC VIII 320;
Proctor: Pr 8706;
Others: CIBN B‑25; Sheppard 6597.
Copy number: B-018(1)
Leaf n4 is signed Niiii, as BMC, not as CIBN.
Binding: Nineteenth-century paper boards.
Size: 340 × 255 × 65 mm.
Size of leaf: 332 × 238 mm.
Occasional early marginal notes.
Paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.
Provenance: Andres Embhart (sixteenth century); name on a1r in a sixteenth-century hand; ‘1 Daler'. Date of acquisition unknown; probably between 1847 and c.1892; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 2.16.
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