Analysis of Content
a2r Accursius Pisanus, Bonus: [Letter to] Johannes Franciscus Turrianus. Incipit: ‘[N]emo potest, mea sententia, satis eruditus existimari apud nostros homines . . .’ Saxius 543.
a3r Crastonus, Johannes: Lexicon Graeco-latinum. ‘ Λεξικὸν κατὰ στοιχει̂ον ’. Incipit: ‘Alpha. cum A. [ Ἀ ] αγὴς έος . ὁ . ἡ . infrangibilis . . .’
Imprint: Vicenza: Dionysius Bertochus, 10 Nov. 1483. Folio.
Collation: a10 b–z [et] [con] ꝶ A–F8 G6.
GW: GW 7813;
Hain: HCR 5813;
Goff: Goff C‑959;
BMC: BMC VII 1049;
Proctor: Pr 7177;
Others: Oates 2687; Sack, Freiburg, 1187; Sheppard 5941-2.
LCN: 14424538, 14424546
Copy number: C-471(1)
Leaf a3r, l. 2 reads: ‘Alpha . um . A'; see GW (Anm.).
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pasteboards; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 310 × 210 × 70 mm.
Size of leaf: 298 × 200 mm.
Title along the lower edge, upside down.
A ten-line initial is supplied in red ink on A3r; paragraph marks and capital strokes are supplied in red in the letter on A2. In the sections of the alphabet covering Αand Βsubdivisions are marked in contemporary black ink; pointing hands.
Provenance: On G6r a stamped eighteenth-century monogram B D G L (T?). Count Ercole Giuseppe de Silva (1756-1840); see Gelli 376; on front endleaf his armorial stamp lettered ‘Comes Hercules Silva'. Purchased for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1828), 8.
SHELFMARK: Auct. K 4.43.
Copy number: C-471(2)
Leaf a3r, l. 2 reads: ‘Alpha . cum . A' .
Binding: Seventeenth-century parchment; sheet E4 is bound before sheet E1.
Size: 275 × 195 × 55 mm.
Size of leaf: 268 × 185 mm.
Provenance: Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); purchased for £3. 0. 0 from Wilfrid Michael Voynich; cutting from catalogue inside the upper cover and on front flyleaf; Elenchus, no. 995a. Bequeathed in 1914.
SHELFMARK: Byw. D 1.19.
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