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Bod-Inc: N-115

Niger, Franciscus

Modus epistolandi.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Niger, [Pescennius] Franciscus: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus Geroldus. Incipit: ‘[N]uma Pompilius qui post Romulum secundus Rhomani regni . . .’ Explicit: sumatur exordium

A2v ‘In laudem compositoris hexastichon'. Incipit: ‘Franciscus Niger hic que carpsit numine diuo | Palladis ex adito perspice quisquis ades'; 3 elegiac distichs.

A2v Niger, [Pescennius] Franciscus: Modus epistolandi [addressed to] Jacobus Geroldus. Incipit: ‘[S]cribendarum epistolarum initium licet multi variis causis . . .’ Explicit: libentissime exequi. Vale

E7r Niger, [Pescennius] Franciscus: ‘Peroratio' [addressed to] Jacobus Geroldus. Incipit: ‘Iam annuente deo, magnifice Jacobe, ad peroptatum finem . . .’

E7v Jacobus Geroldus: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Niger. Incipit: ‘Excogitabam mecum ipse diebus istis, Francisce charissime . . .’

E7v [Table of contents, including list of types of letter.]


Imprint: [Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger], 1499. 4°.


Collation: A B8 C D4 E8.

Illustrations: Title-page woodcut: see Schreiber–Heitz no. 58.


ISTC: in00252000

Hain: H *11883;

Goff: Goff N‑252;

BMC: BMC II 374;

Proctor: Pr 1803;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑197; Schreiber V 4856; Sheppard 1307.

LCN: 14540282


Copy number: N-115(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century red cloth, bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 204 × 139 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 192 × 131 mm.

Provenance: Joseph Baer & Co., Catalogue 143 (1884), no. 174. Purchased in 1884 for 5 Marks: see Library Bills, 7 May.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.32.

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