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Bod-Inc: P-096

Perger, Bernardus

Grammatica nova.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Moretus, Matthaeus]: ‘Prologus' [addressed to Johannes Cassis]. Incipit: ‘[C]um magis atque magis animaduerto fulgeus(!) atque perutile opusculum . . .’ Explicit: etiam obsecro

a1v [Cassis, Johannes]: ‘Prefatio'. Incipit: ‘Cum iam pridem ad tradenda prima artis grammatice elementa in celebri studio . . .’ Explicit: non pepercit

a2r Perger, Bernardus: Grammatica nova. Incipit: ‘[G]rammatica que et litteraria dicitur et certe loquendi scribendique scientia . . .’ Explicit: de via iusta Adaptation of Nicolaus Perottus, Rudimenta grammatices. See P. Simoniti, ‘Der Humanist Bernhard Perger und seine "Grammatica Noua”  ’, Ziva antika. Antiquité vivante, 25 (1975), 210-16; see also Hans-Christian Klupak, Personalbibliographien der Lehrkörper der Wiener Universität der Zeit von 1450 bis 1545 mit biographischen Angaben, Diss. Erlangen-Nürnberg (1974), 115-19; VL VII 404-8, esp. at 405-6 for the Grammatica nova.

g4r [Wimpfeling, Jacobus: Tractatus perutilis prosodiae et arti metrorum subseruiens. Also known as De arte metrificandi.] Incipit: ‘[P]rosodia quedam species grammatice est dicta a pros . . .’ Explicit: vide dominusue dixit, etc. The form of the title ‘Tractatus perutilis . . .' is given in the author's colophon (see below). See Leonhardt no. B164.2.

h4r [Author's colophon.]


Imprint: [Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger, c.1497-9]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; Sack, Freiburg, and BSB‑Ink date to [c.1499].


Collation: a b8 c d4 e–h8.4.

Illustrations: ‘Accipies' woodcut on a1r: see Schreiber and Schreiber–Heitz no. 22.


ISTC: ip00281000

Hain: H *12603 (var.);

Goff: Goff P‑281;

BMC: BMC II 375;

Proctor: Pr 1813;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑206; Sack, Freiburg, 2716; Schreiber V 4907; Sheppard 1308.

LCN: 14493163


Copy number: P-096(1)

Bound with D‑031; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 196 × 136 mm.

Early marginal annotations, including corrections to the text, also underlining in the text in black ink.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.78(4).

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