De octo partibus orationis, et al.
Analysis of Content
a1r Omnibonus Leonicenus: [Letter addressed to] Federicus Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua. Incipit: ‘[E]n tibi, humanissime princeps, grammaticae libellus erudiendis liberis tuis . . .’
a1v [Omnibonus Leonicenus: De octo partibus orationis.] Incipit: ‘[L]itterarum aliae sunt uocales, aliae consonantes. Vocales sunt quinque: a, e, i, o, u . . .’
i4v 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: Padua: [Bartholomaeus de Valdezoccho and Martinus de Septem Arboribus], 14 Jan. 1474. 4°.
Hain: HC (+ Addenda) 10024;
Goff: Goff L‑174;
BMC: BMC VII 906;
Proctor: Pr 6762;
Others: CIBN L‑149; Sheppard 5561-2.
Copy number: L-093(1)
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century black crushed morocco, with a single gold fillet on each cover, and marbled pastedowns.
Size: 206 × 149 × 26 mm.
Size of leaf: 200 × 135 mm.
Occasional marginal annotations.
Provenance: Anonymous sale (London: Evans, 7 Jan. 1838), lot 70. Purchased for £1. 7. 0: see Library Bills (1837-8), no. 138, and Books Purchased (1838), 18.
SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.59.
Copy number: L-093(2)
Wanting sheet h4.7.
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century Italian quarter red morocco, with red paper and marbled pastedowns; bound for Boutourlin.
Size: 212 × 153 × 22 mm.
Size of leaf: 203 × 145 mm.
Occasional early annotations.
On a1r a four-line epigraphic initial ‘E' is supplied in red, with red and black pen-work decoration and extensions into the margins; other three- and four-line epigraphic initials (some with black pen-work decoration), and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capitals occasionally touched with yellow wash.
Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); shelfmark no. 92, see catalogue (1831); purchased at his sale for £1. 0. 0: see catalogue (1839), lot 882, and Books Purchased (1840), 19.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.32.
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