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Bod-Inc: L-091

Leonicenus, Omnibonus

De arte metrica.


Analysis of Content

A1r Omnibonus Leonicenus: De arte metrica. [Also known as De versu heroico.] Incipit: ‘[P]es in metro dicitur quod pedis officio fungatur. Metra enim per pedes . . .’


Imprint: [Verona: Boninus de Boninis, c.1483]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard.


Collation: A12.

Types: Types: 114 R, Gk.

Leaves: 12 leaves.

Line number: 25 lines (A1v).

Type area: Type area: 140 ×96 mm (A1v).


ISTC: il00170000

Hain: C 3545;

Goff: Goff L‑170;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Sheppard 5706.

LCN: 14538680


Copy number: L-091(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter dark blue morocco, with dark blue paper boards.

Size: 211 × 154 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 148 mm.

Early marginal annotations in black ink in a single fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand, including comments on the text, extraction of key words, and ‘nota' marks, also some corrections to the text.

Provenance: Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1931. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. P 2.17.

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