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Bod-Inc: D-148

Donatus, Aelius

Rudimenta grammatices: Ianua.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Carmen.] Wolfgang O. Schmitt, ‘Die Ianua (Donatus) - ein Beitrag zur lateinischen Schulgrammatik des Mittelalters und der Renaissance', Beiträge zur Inkunabelkunde, 4 (1969), 43-80, at 74. See Remigius, Schleswig 1486. A Latin Grammar in Facsimile Edition, with postscript by Jan Pinborg, Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Historisk-filosofiske Meddelelser, 50/4 (Copenhagen, 1982), 65 and Walther, Initia, 9780.

a1r Donatus, Aelius [pseudo-]: [Rudimenta grammatices: Ianua]. Incipit: ‘[P]oeta que pars est? Nomen est. Quare est nomen? Quia significat substantiam . . . | Quid est coniunctio . . . partes orationis in oratione'. Partly printed in Schmitt 74-80.

b8r [Epistola Catonis.] Disticha Catonis, ed. Marcus Boas (Amsterdam, 1952), 4.

b8r [Breves sententiae.] Disticha Catonis, ed. Boas, 11-30.

b8v [Disticha Catonis.] Disticha Catonis, ed. Boas, 34-261. See Walther, Initia, 17703.


Imprint: Venice: Theodorus de Ragazonibus, 22 Oct. 1491. 4°.


Collation: a b8 c4.


ISTC: id00342350

GW: GW 9004;

Hain: H 6379;

Proctor: Pr 5267;

Others: Sheppard 4345.

LCN: 14886983


Copy number: D-148(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) blue calf, with triple fillets on each cover, gold-tooled turn-ins, and gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 205 × 151 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 144 mm.

Provenance: George Hibbert (1757-1837); see sale (1829), lot 2840; Heber's note on recto of front endleaf: ‘2840 Hibbert's sale 1829'; purchased by Heber for £0. 5. 0 according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); stamp on recto of front endleaf; see Catalogue, 1 (1834), lot 2266. Purchased for £0. 13. 0; see Books Purchased (1834), 9.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.67.

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