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Bod-Inc: L-112

Liporita, Antonius

Formule exordiorum.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Liporita, Antonius: Formule exordiorum. ‘Exordum(!) pro Publio Scipione Affricano in genere iudiciali in causa dubia.’ Incipit: ‘[S]i summa ac (vt ita loquar) immortalia . . .’

[d1v] Guarinus Veronensis: Regulae de rhetorico dictamine. Incipit: ‘[N]am etsi dicendi venustas duas . . .’

[d3v] Synonyma. Incipit: ‘Tametsi, etsi, quamquam, quamuis . . .’

[d8r] [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Exiguum qui cernis opus ne temne libellum | Perlege sed meritis verba minora suis'; 3 elegiac distichs. See Polain.


Imprint: [Paris: Petrus Caesaris, 1476-7]. 4°.


Collation: [a b10 c d8].

Types: Type: 110 GR is here in the fourth state (upright d).


ISTC: il00224800

Hain: HC 10115;

Proctor: Pr 7896A;

Others: Polain 2496; Sheppard 6101; Veyrin-Forrer, ‘Cesaris et Stol', 24.

LCN: 14503660


Copy number: L-112(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1]; leaf [a9] bound after [b10].

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind- and gold-tooled russia, with gold turn-ins, gilt-edged leaves, and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 200 × 136 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 129 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and correcting the text, in an early hand. ‘149' and ‘38' in pencil on the rear endleaf.

On [a2r] a four-line initial ‘S' is supplied in red edged in gold on a square ground made of brown pen-work decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Richard Heber (1773-1833); stamp offset on front endleaf; see Catalogue, 1 (1834), lot 4047, sold for £0. 5. 0. Date of acquisition unknown; most books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired during the 1840s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.47.

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