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A2r Accursius Pisanus, Bonus: [Letter addressed 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 . . .’
2a1r Ambrosius Regiensis: [Letter addressed to the] ‘studiosi'. Incipit: ‘[S]ententia illa celebratissima: homines non solum sibi natos uerum partim amicos partim patriam uendicare . . .’
2a1v [Index of important cited authors.] ‘Auctorum loca quaeppiam scitu digna'. Incipit: ‘Ciceronis locus 190 . . .’
2a2r Ambrosius Regiensis: [Index of Latin words.] Incipit: ‘Ab. 29. 67. 179. 238 . . .’
2e6r Ambrosius Regiensis: ‘Errata reformanda'. Incipit: ‘Adhortor insacio 182. pro insanio . . .’
2e6r Manius Regiensis, Lucius: ‘Scazon'. Incipit: ‘Laetare lector; en libellum quem dudum | Moraris, et politus et naeuos tersus'; 12 choliambics.
Imprint: Modena: Dionysius Bertochus, 1499-1500. Folio.
Remarks: In two parts, dated: (I) 20 Oct. 199; (II) [not before 5 July 1500].
Collation: A B8 C–F6.8 G–Y6 Z8 [et]6 [con] ꝶ8 a b6 c8 d e6 f–h8 i–m6 n8 2a–c8 2d 2e6.
GW: GW 7815;
Hain: H *5814;
Goff: Goff C‑961;
BMC: BMC VII 1067;
Proctor: Pr 7214;
Others: BSB‑Ink C‑692; Sack, Freiburg, 1189; Sheppard 5977-8.
Copy number: C-473(1)
The Latin index of Ambrosius Regiensis dated 1500 bound first.
Binding: Nineteenth-century calf with gold-tooled spine; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.
Size: 325 × 210 × 50 mm.
Size of leaf: 311 × 198 mm.
A few contemporary marginal notes, mainly noting the Latin authors which are employed, but also making a few lexicographical observations; in continuation of the printed foliation, foliation in arabic numerals, from folio 128.
Provenance: Purchased at Joseph Sams (10-15 Nov. 1830), lot 364, through Payne and Foss for £0. 17. 0; see Bills (1829-32), no. 289 and Books Purchased (1831), 4.
SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 1.15.
Copy number: C-473(2)
Wanting the blank leaf A1, leaf n8 and all from2 a; leaf n7 slightly defective.
Binding: Eighteenth-century red morocco by Kalthoeber, with his label inside front endleaf; a narrow, a wide, and a narrow fillet form a frame; in the centre, stamped with the arms of Spencer impaling Bingham quartering Turberville; single fillets on edges of boards; Greek key tool on turn-ins; edges of leaves gilt; marbled pastedowns.
Size: 320 × 210 × 40 mm.
Size of leaf: 304 × 188 mm.
In continuation of the printed foliation, foliation in roman numerals, from folio 128.
Provenance: George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); accession number possibly covered by Kalthoeber's label. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘XI.M.j.2': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt V, lot 1717. Sir Edward Sullivan (1822-1885); book-plate; cutting from his sale (1890), lot 1711; annotated with the price £3. 10. 0. Johannes Gennadius (1844-1932); sale (28 Mar. 1895), lot 867; cutting from the catalogue annotated with the price £2. 15. 0. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 995. Bequeathed in 1914.
SHELFMARK: Byw. B 5.11.
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