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Bod-Inc: J-213

Johannes Petrus Lucensis

Regulae de declinationibus, generibus et praeteritis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Johannes Petrus Lucensis: Regulae de declinationibus, generibus et praeteritis. ‘De Prima declinatione.’ Incipit: ‘[P]rima declinatio habet terminationes in nominatiuo tres. a. as. et es . . .’ See Mariarosa Cortesi, ‘Alla scuola di Gian Pietro d'Avenza in Lucca', Quellen und Forschungen aus italienischen Archiven und Bibliotheken, 61 (1981), 109-67, at 129 n. 60.


Imprint: [Venice: Printer of Brunus Aretinus (H 1565), c.1472]. 4°.

Remarks: This press, designated the ‘Printer of Terentius', BMC VII 1142, in IGI, is located by BMC at Venice; by GW tentatively at Milan.


Collation: [a–e10 f4].

Leaves: 54 leaves, the last blank.


ISTC: ij00469800

Hain: H 12853;

Proctor: Pr 7351;

Others: IGI 7632; Sheppard 4738.

LCN: 14484186


Copy number: J-213(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pasteboards. ‘Regulae' along the fore-edge.

Size: 240 × 159 × 16 mm.

Size of leaf: 231 × 152 mm.

Marginal note, commenting on the text, in an early Italian(?) hand. Manuscript signatures partly visible.

On [a1r] an initial ‘P' (Venice) is supplied in purple-edged in white on a gold ground; the area defined by the letter is blue with purple and green foliate decoration. In the margin pen-work decoration with gold dots; see Pächt and Alexander II, 110 no. pr. 71. Other initials are supplied in red or purple.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 3. 6; see Books Purchased (1832), 13; and Financial Statements (1828-32, Library Records b. 4), no. 16, ‘Books Purchased by the Librarian'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.44.

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