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Bod-Inc: L-090

Leonicenus, Omnibonus

De arte metrica.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Omnibonus Leonicenus: [De arte metrica.] ‘De uersu heroico.’ Cristina Leitner, Ognibene da Lonigo und sein Traktat über Metrik und Prosodie (Vienna, 1988), with an edition of the text; corrections and additions in Leonhardt no. B119.


Imprint: Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 25 Oct. 1473. 4°.


Collation: [a12].


ISTC: il00176500

Hain: HC 10027;

BMC: BMC VI 710;

Proctor: Pr 5777;

Others: CIBN L‑145; Sheppard 4827.

LCN: 14538581


Copy number: L-090(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a11-12].

Outer margins repaired throughout.

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf (c.1825); bound for the Bodleian Library; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 197 × 144 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 189 × 140 mm.

A (washed) note addressed to ‘Paulo' on [a10v] in Italian in a sixteenth-century hand. Manuscript foliation in black ink: 1-10.

Two- and three-line epigraphic initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Anonymous sale (London: Evans, 11 Mar. 1825), lot 316. Purchased for £2. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.38.

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