Analysis of Content
[a2r] Perottus, Nicolaus: Rudimenta grammatices [dedicated to] Pyrrhus Perottus. Incipit: ‘[D]a litteras. A. b. c . . .’ See P‑110; on this edition see Milde, ‘Zur Druckhäufigkeit', 37 no. 55.
Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of the 1481 ‘Legenda Aurea', c.1482]. 4°.
Remarks: For the dating of this book and its possible attribution to the press of Johann Muscatblut von Nördlingen see V. Scholderer, ‘Early Bolognese Type-faces in Germany', Gb Jb (1929), 127-33, at 128.
Collation: [a–r8 s12].
Hain: C 4678;
BMC: BMC I 97;
Proctor: Pr 417 = Pr 7633;
Others: Sack, Freiburg, 2723; Sheppard 337.
Copy number: P-117(1)
Bound with M‑184(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.
Size of leaf: 200 × 144 mm.
Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands in an early hand.
On [a2r] a four-line initial ‘D' is supplied in interlocked red and blue with red pen-work decoration; other initials, paragraph marks, and chapter heading underlining are supplied in red or blue. Capital strokes in red.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.1(2).
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