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, . 8°.
Remarks: GW records as 4°.
Collation: [a b10 c12].
Types: Type: 113 R unmixed.
GW: GW 8034;
Proctor: Pr 4148;
Others: Sheppard 3316.
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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