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Bod-Inc: I-025


Introductorium linguae Latinae.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

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].


Collation: A–F6.

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.


ISTC: ii00173200

Hain: H 9261;

Proctor: Pr 9718;

Others: Duff 232; Sheppard 7463; STC 13810.

LCN: 14503765


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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