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Bod-Inc: D-023

Datus, Augustinus



Analysis of Content

[a1r] Datus, Augustinus: [Elegantiolae.] Incipit: ‘[C]redimus iamdudum a plerisque viris etiam disertissimis . . .’ Explicit: assequere ad exercitationem accomoda’

[c12v] [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Quisquis amat dulcem, placidum clarumque dicendi | Eloquium Datti scripta notanda legat'; 2 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Venice]: Adam de Ambergau, [1472]. 8°.

Remarks: GW records as 4°.


Collation: [a b10 c12].

Types: Type: 113 R unmixed.


ISTC: id00053500

GW: GW 8034;

Proctor: Pr 4148;

Others: Sheppard 3316.

LCN: 14815501


Copy number: D-023(1)

Binding: Quarter calf over marbled pasteboards.

Size: 209 × 150 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 199 × 141 mm.

On the first three leaves short summaries or headings in red ink in an early hand, possibly that of the rubricator; occasional early marginal and interlinear annotations in black ink and on [a1v] a pointing hand in red.

Some paragraph marks and marginal rubrics are supplied in red. Some capital strokes in red. In the headline of [a1r] alternate capitals are traced in red ink by the rubricator. Manuscript numeration 657-783, with two numbers to each page.

Provenance: Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); sale (1819), lot 410, for £0. 4. 0; note by Heber on front endleaf. Purchased by Heber for £0. 4. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); stamp on front endleaf; see Catalogue, 2 (1834), lot 1675. Purchased for £0. 14. 0; see Books Purchased (1834), 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.11.

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