Rudimenta grammatices (ed. Franciscus Rolandellus).
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Perottus, Nicolaus: Rudimenta grammatices [dedicated to] Pyrrhus Perottus. Edited by Franciscus Rolandellus, as stated in the colophon. Incipit: ‘[D]a litteras. A. b. c . . .’ See P‑110; on this edition, based on di Pietro's 1475 edition (Pr 4195; P‑112), see Milde, ‘Zur Druckhäufigkeit' 36 no. 16; Percival, ‘Early Editions', 221 and 225 no. 12.
[x1r] [Perottus, Nicolaus ?: Forms of address for letters.] Incipit: ‘Principium: quo vti possumus ad sumnum(!) pontificem. Sanctitati . . .’
Imprint: Treviso: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 1476. 4°.
Collation: [a b10 c–n8 o–t10 u8 x4].
Hain: HR 12652;
Goff: Goff P‑307;
BMC: BMC VI 885;
Proctor: Pr 6465;
Others: CIBN P‑126; Rhodes, Treviso, no. 22; Sheppard 5493.
Copy number: P-120(1)
2. Georgius Valla, De ratione scribendi. [Milan: Printer for Boninus Mombritius, c.1476-7] (V‑025).
Gathering [c] bound after [d].
Binding: Eighteenth-century (c.1789) English gold-tooled diced russia, with the arms of Wodhull on the upper cover; marbled pastedowns and light blue silk bookmark.
Size: 212 × 155 × 38 mm.
Size of leaf: 206 × 138 mm.
A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early hand. Manuscript foliation ‘1-182' in an early hand, partly rewritten by Wodhull. Name of the author written along the fore-edge.
Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); Morelli (1787), III 7394; sale (1789), lot 12299, sold for £2. 0. 0. Michael Wodhull (1740-1816); on recto of front endleaf, note signed ‘M. Wodhull', and dated 16 May 1789, giving provenance, price, and bibliographical information: ‘Pinelli Auction by commission' and ‘2 - - | bind[ing] - 9 - | [total] 2 9 -'. John Edmund Severne (1826-1899); sale (1886), lot 1923; purchased for £1. 9. 0: see Library Bills.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.58(1).
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