Analysis of Content
a1r Datus, Augustinus: [Elegantiolae.] ‘Liber de dictamine et modo orandi'. Incipit: ‘[C]redimus iandudum a plerisque viris etiam disertissimis . . .’
d10r [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Eia quibus restat pueri spes unica patrum | Discite nam facilis nunc uia monstrat iter'; 2 elegiac ditichs.
Imprint: Parma: Andreas Portilia, [c.1478-9]. 4°.
Collation: a–c8 d10.
GW: GW 8056;
Hain: HR 5985;
Goff: Goff D‑65;
Proctor: Pr 6848;
Others: Sheppard 5643.
Copy number: D-028(1)
1. Nicolaus Perottus, Rudimenta grammatices. [Treviso]: Bernardinus Celerius, 12 May 1480 (P‑115).
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century English diced russia, attributed to Roger Payne in the 1886 Severne sale catalogue; marbled pastedowns, bound for Wodhull, the upper cover stamped with his arms.
Size: 224 × 157 × 35 mm.
Size of leaf: 215 × 144 mm.
Marginal notes extracting key words and supplementing the text, in one early hand, which appears to be very similar to the hand of some annotations of item 1. Notes in another early hand extracting a few key words in red ink.
Provenance: Padua, Carthusians, SS. Hieronymus et Bernardus; an inscription on a1r: ‘Domus sanctorum Jeronimi et Bernardi prope Paduam ordinis Cartus.' Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), part III, no. 7395; sale (1789), lot 12300, purchased by Wodhull for £0. 7. 6; ‘[James] Robson's sale': A Catalogue of Books, Comprehending Many Libraries, Particularly that of Robert Butler, Esq. and a General Officer, Lately Deceased; also the Valuable Articles at the Pinelli Sale, Intended for Abroad (London, 1791), 1274, priced ‘7s 6d'. Michael Wodhull (1740-1816); annotations and signature on front endleaf: ‘M. Wodhull Feb. 21st 1791'; rebound at cost of £0. 9. 0; see note on front endleaf; second date on back endleaf, 1 July 1791. John Edmund Severne (1826-1899); sale (1886), lot 1925; purchased for £1. 11. 0; see Library Bills.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.60(2).
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