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Mancinellus, Antonius



Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1r Palladius Soranus, Domicius: Carmen [in laudem Mancinelli]. Incipit: ‘Mos Cynici laudandus erat collecta docentis | Omnia discipulos sub breuitate suos'; 4 elegiac distichs. See M‑041.

a1v Mancinellus, Antonius: [Letter addressed to] ‘Amicorum filiis'. Incipit: ‘[L]atini sermonis elegantiam cupientes . . .’ Dated Venice, 15 Mar. 1493.

a2r Mancinellus, Antonius: Epitoma Elegantiarum Laurentii Vallae. Incipit: ‘[A]b cum duabus liquidis . . .’ See Sabbadini, Antonio Mancinelli, 34.

i5r Mancinellus, Antonius: [Letter addressed to] Nicolaus Rubeus. Incipit: ‘[B]enigni(!) (sapientissime praesul Nicolae Rubee . . .’ Dated Venice, ‘28 Kal. Iulii' 1497.

i5v Mancinellus, Antonius: Lima in Vallam. [Prologue addressed to] the reader. Incipit: ‘Laurentius Vallensis sexti elegantiarum noluminis(!) . . .’ Dated Venice, 18 Mar. 1493.

i6v [Table of contents.]

i7r Mancinellus, Antonius: Lima in Vallam. Incipit: ‘Filius filia filiabus. Antonius Mancinellus titulo primo. A filia filiabus et filiis legitur . . .’ See Sabbadini, Antonio Mancinelli, 33-4.

l2r Mancinellus, Antonius: Commentariolus in Rhetoricam ad Herennium Ciceronis. [Letter addressed to] Hieronymus Omphredus Justinianus. Incipit: ‘Rhetoricen ad Herennium esse Ciceronis. [A] quo uerba in ordinem primum redacta . . .’ Dated Venice, 6 Nov. 1493.

l3r [Table of contents.]

l3v Mancinellus, Antonius: Commentariolus in Rhetoricam ad Herennium Ciceronis. Incipit: ‘[E]t si negociis familiaribus impediti, primum beniuolentiam captat a persona sua . . .’ See Sabbadini, Antonio Mancinelli, 34-5.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Tacuinus, de Tridino, 8 Aug. 1497. 4°.


Collation: a–n8.


ISTC: im00119500

Hain: H *10602;

BMC: BMC V 532;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑82; Sheppard 4540.

LCN: 14478471


Copy number: M-042(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century tan cloth over coloured paper wrappers; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 215 × 155 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 149 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and pointing hands in a contemporary humanist hand. A piece of paper containing a description of the book, given as item ‘36' and priced £35, pasted on a1r.

Initials coloured in red and red capital strokes, up to a5 only.

Provenance: On a1r ‘Angeli et amicorum' in a contemporary hand in red ink. Percy Mordaunt Barnard. Purchased in 1914, before 15 Dec. (dated stamp on a1v); see Annual Report of the Curators of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University Gazette, 10 Mar. 1915, 477.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I4.1497.1.

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