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. 56.
[t4r] [Registrum.] ‘Comincia la tavola deli quaterni e carti'.
Imprint: [Rome: Stephan Plannck, c.1483]. 4°.
Remarks: As dated in IGI. Pr dates [c.1481]; his dating appears to be taken from a note pencilled in this copy and written on the spine.
Collation: [a–s8 t4].
Types: Types: 102 G, headings; 101 R; 103 Gk, Ulrich Han's type.
Leaves: 148 leaves, the first blank.
Line number: 32 lines ([a3r]).
Type area: Type area: 162 ×98 mm ([a3r]).
Remarks: Leaf [a2r]: ‘Nicolai Perotti. ad pirrum perottum ne- | potem ex fratre ſuauiſſimum: Rudimenta | grammatices. Incipiunt. || [D]A litteras . . .'; [t3v], l. 24, end: ‘ . . . ſuperis | iuuantibus in ſummū uirum euaſurum. Vale. || FINIS.'; [t4r]: ‘¶ Comincia la tauola | deli quaterni e carti. || ¶ Primum uacat || . . .'; col. 2: ‘Finis Tabule'.
Hain: H 12635;
Proctor: Pr 3629;
Others: IGI 7468; Sheppard 2994.
Copy number: P-118(1)
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century quarter parchment over pasteboards. Title gold-tooled on a rectangular red leather label at head of the spine. ‘Date 1481', in brown ink, also on the spine. ‘7339 liber' in brown ink at head of the upper cover.
Size: 238 × 175 × 38 mm.
Size of leaf: 233 × 163 mm.
‘Liber rarus S. P.' in brown ink on the front endleaf. ‘This book is 314 years old 1795' in brown ink on the front pastedown. ‘515' in pencil on front endleaf.
Initials, paragraph marks, and chapter heading underlining are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Unidentified coat of arms in the upper margin of a2r, drawn in red: a shield bearing three fusils in bend; to the left and right, H M, above, a letter cropped, possibly B, below, V. George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); accession number ‘7391'; not found in sale (1821). Remains of booksellers' labels at the head and tail of the spine. Purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1844), 36.
SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.5.
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