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Niavis, Paulus

Elegantiae latinitatis una cum modo epistolandi.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Niavis, Paulus: [Letter addressed to] Erasmus [Stella?], priest in Chemnitz. Incipit: ‘Paulus Niauis artium . . . [S]cio me iamdudum graui persecutum . . .’ Explicit: cognosces vale The dedicatee is mentioned in another letter by Niavis; see Paulus Niavis, Epistole breues. Epistole mediocres. Epistole longiores, ed. Rand H. Johnson (Kalamazoo, Mich., 1995), 217.

A2v Niavis, Paulus: Elegantiae latinitatis una cum modo epistolandi. [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[C]um epistolarem scripturi essemus . . .’ Explicit: aggrediamur

A4r Niavis, Paulus: Elegantiae latinitatis una cum modo epistolandi. Incipit: ‘[P]rimam preceptionis legem arbitramur . . .’ A. Bömer, ‘Paulus Niavis, ein Vorkämpfer der deutschen Humanismus', Neues Archiv für sächsische Geschichte und Altertumskunde, 19 (1898), 51-94, at 85-6; see VL VIII 777-85, at 781 (based on Augustinus Datus, Elegantiolae).


Imprint: Leipzig: Martin Landsberg, [c.1495]. 4°.


Collation: A–C8 D E6.

Types: Types: 156 G (leaded), title, headings; 88 G, text. Capital spaces.

Leaves: 36 leaves, the last blank.

Line number: 34 lines (A3r).

Type area: Type area: 147 ×95 mm. (A3r).

Remarks: Device a.


ISTC: in00020000

Hain: H *11723;

Goff: Goff N‑20;

Proctor: Pr 2969;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑36; Sheppard 2113.

LCN: 14465205


Copy number: N-011(1)

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

Size of leaf: 202 × 143 mm.

Leaves E3 and E4 bound in reverse order.

Copious marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and commenting on the text, in the early German hand that annotated item 3 as well. On E5v ‘die stat Windeche'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.47(5).

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