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Bod-Inc: N-110

Niger, Franciscus

Modus epistolandi.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [List of types of letter.]

a2r Niger, [Pescennius] Franciscus: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus Geroldus. Incipit: ‘[N]uma Pompilius qui post Romulum secundus Romani regni . . .’ Explicit: sumatur exordium

a2v Niger, [Pescennius] Franciscus: Modus epistolandi [addressed to] Jacobus Geroldus. Incipit: ‘[S]cribendarum epistolarum initium licet multi uariis causis . . .’ Explicit: libentissime exequi

d7v Niger, [Pescennius] Franciscus: ‘Peroratio' [addressed to] Jacobus Geroldus. Incipit: ‘Iam annuente deo, magnifice Jacobe, ad peroptatum finem . . .’

d8r Jacobus Geroldus: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Niger. Incipit: ‘Excogitabam mecum ipse diebus istis, Francisce charissime . . .’

d8r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, [c.1495.] 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard from use of type 81 RB.


Collation: a–d8.

Types: Type: 81 RB.

Leaves: 32 leaves.

Line number: 40 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 161 ×121 mm (a2r).

Remarks: Leaf a1r, title-page: ‘FRANCISCVS NIGER DE | MODO EPISTOLANDI'. a1v: ‘Opuſculum epiſtolarum familiarium & artis . . .'; a2r: ‘Opuſculum ſcribendi Epiſtolas Franciſci Nigri incipit fœliciter. | Franciſcus Niger: Venetus: Doctor: . . .'; l. 5: ‘[N]Vma Ponpilius: [qui] poſt Romulū . . .'; a2v, l. 11: ‘ . . . Præfatio. | [S]Cribendarum epiſtolarū initiū licet . . .'; d8r, colophon: ‘Impreſſum Venetiis per Simonem | papienſem dictum Beuilaqua.’


ISTC: in00246000

Hain: HR 11862;

Goff: Goff N‑246;

Proctor: Pr 5417;

Others: Sheppard 4472.

LCN: 14537964


Copy number: N-110(1)

Leaf a1v, l. 1: ‘ . . . familiarium', not as HR.

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) half purple morocco; marbled paper boards.

Size: 217 × 152 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 211 × 139 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear notes, including comments on and corrections to the text.

Some paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 1. 0: see Books Purchased (1858), 78.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.27.

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