Introductorium linguae Latinae.
Analysis of Content
A1v [Horman, Guilelmus]: Introductorium linguae Latinae. Incipit: ‘Nominatiuo singularis: primus, prima, primum; genitiuo primi, prime, primi, etc., sicut bonus . . .’ Explicit: litteratiores perraro reperitur breuis On the authorship see Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 2085.
Imprint: [Westminster]: Wynkyn de Worde, [c.1499]. 4°.
Remarks: Sheppard dates [before 4 Dec. 1499].
Types: Types: 95 G (GfT 1793); title-type not identified.
Leaves: 36 leaves.
Line number: 29 lines, with headlines and foliation (A1v).
Type area: Type area: 135 (144) × 88 mm (A1v).
Illustrations: Woodcut on A1r showing a teacher sitting on a high-backed chair and holding a switch of birch twigs in his right hand, with three pupils sitting in front of him on a bench, each reading from a book; see Hodnett no. 919.
Hain: H 9261;
Proctor: Pr 9718;
Others: Duff 232; Sheppard 7463; STC 13810.
Copy number: I-025(1)
The state of the woodcut and the device is earlier than in Sulpitius, 4 Dec. 1499.
Binding: Nineteenth/twentieth-century calf.
Size: 197 × 139 × 12 mm.
Size of leaf: 190 × 135 mm.
Correction to the text in red ink on B1r; pointing hands in pencil on B3v –B4r.
Provenance: [ ] Smyth (sixteenth century); inscription on A1r: ‘Smyth. pretii vi d’. Acquired before 1898: seen by Proctor.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. QQ sup. 2.19.
SHELFMARK: Arch. G e.3.
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