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Bod-Inc: N-114

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 initium licet multi variis causis . . .’ Explicit: libentissime exequi. Vale

i2r Niger, [Pescennius] Franciscus: ‘Peroratio' [addressed to] Jacobus Geroldus. Incipit: ‘Iam annuente deo, magnifice Jacobe, ad peroptatum finem . . .’

i2r Jacobus Geroldus: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Niger. Incipit: ‘Excogitabam mecum ipse diebus istis, Francisce charissime . . .’

i2v ‘In laudem compositoris hexastichon'. Incipit: ‘Franciscus Niger hic que carpsit numine diuo | Palladis ex adito perspice quisquis ades'; 3 elegiac distichs.

i3r [Table of contents.] ‘Tabula epistolarum'.


Imprint: [Freiburg im Breisgau]: Friedrich Riedrer, 1499. 4°.


Collation: a–h6 i4.


ISTC: in00251000

Hain: H *11879;

Goff: Goff N‑251;


Proctor: Pr 3221;

Others: Sheppard 2260.

LCN: 14538000


Copy number: N-114(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century marbled paper boards with paper spine dyed pink.

Size: 191 × 142 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 185 × 129 mm.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dpl' in pencil on the verso of the front endleaf; shelfmark on a slip of paper ‘Inc. 1939', and ‘1939' attached to the rear pastedown. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.9.

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