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Bod-Inc: N-111

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 Rhomani regni . . .’ Explicit: sumatur exordium

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

e4v Niger, [Pescennius] Franciscus: ‘Peroratio' [addressed to] Jacobus Geroldus. Incipit: ‘Iam annuente deo, magnifice Jacobe, ad peroptatum finem . . .’

e5r Jacobus Geroldus: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Niger. Incipit: ‘Excogitabam mecum ipse diebus istis, Francisce charissime . . .’

e5r [Colophon.]

e5v ‘Ars epistolandi Francisci Nigri in laudem hexastichon'. Incipit: ‘Franciscus Niger hic que cerpsit numine dio | Palladis ex adito perspice quisquis ades'; 3 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Paris]: Félix Baligault, [c.1493.] 4°.


Collation: a–d8 e6.


ISTC: in00238000

Hain: C 4429;

Goff: Goff N‑238;


Proctor: Pr 8253;

Others: Sheppard 6420.

LCN: 14538054


Copy number: N-111(1)

Bound with H‑034; see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 202 × 134 mm.

Provenance: Acquired after 1738: not in Hyde, Catalogus (1674), but appears as a manuscript entry in the copy of Fysher, Catalogus in Duke Humfrey's Library.

SHELFMARK: 4o D 20(1) Jur.

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