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Bod-Inc: L-097

Lescherius, Paulus

Rhetorica pro conficiendis epistolis accomodata.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Lescherius, [Paulus]: Rhetorica pro conficiendis epistolis accomodata. Incipit: ‘  “Accedite ad eam et illuminamini et facies vestre non confundentur,” etc. [Ps 33.6] Tametsi verba ista sint theologica sacra atque penitus . . .’ See L‑096.

d5r [Verse colophon addressed to students.] Incipit: ‘Plaudite vos iuuenes mecum gaudete studentes | Lescherii rhesis finis amatus adest'; 6 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 27 Jan. 1490. 4°.


Collation: a–d6.

Types: Types: 180 G, title-page, line 1 of a1r; 63 G, text; 80 G, headings.}

Leaves: 24 leaves.

Line number: 44 lines (a4r).

Type area: Type area: 140 ×85 mm (a4r).


ISTC: il00181000

Hain: H 10036;

Goff: Goff L‑181;

Proctor: Pr 1297;

Others: Sheppard 976; Voulliéme, Köln, 745.

LCN: 14450796


Copy number: L-097(1)

Bound with B‑138; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 200 × 140 mm.

Some early marginal annotations, also underlining and cancellation in the text in black ink. On d5v a note in a sixteenth-century German hand entitled ‘Hec precepta ex Erasmo Rotherodamo', with incipit ‘In primis res ipsa aptis atque electis verbis est explicanda . . .', also pen-trials and scribbles on this leaf and on d6v.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.47(2).

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