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Bod-Inc: P-121

Perottus, Nicolaus

Rudimenta grammatices (ed. Petrus Justinus Philelphus).


Analysis of Content

a2r Perottus, Nicolaus: Rudimenta grammatices [dedicated to] Pyrrhus Perottus. Edited by Petrus Justinus Philelphus, as noted in the colophon. Incipit: ‘[D]a litteras. A. b. c . . .’ See P‑110; on this edition see Milde, ‘Zur Druckhäufigkeit', 37 no. 47.

o6r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Milan: Antonius Zarotus, for Johannes de Legnano, 18 July 1481. 4°.


Collation: a10 b–n8 o6.


ISTC: ip00318600

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: Accurti II 56; CIBN P‑130; Ganda 89; IGI 7462; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14495432


Copy number: P-121(1)

Wanting a1, probably blank, and o6 which is supplied in facsimile from a copy in the Biblioteca Nazionale Vittorio Emanuele, Rome.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter blind-tooled leather (fillets only) over original wooden boards, two catches and clasps lost.

Size: 291 × 214 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 280 × 199 mm.

Marginal notes, now mostly washed, mainly extracting key words, in an early hand.

On a2r a five-line initial ‘D' is supplied in red with green foliate pen-work decoration. A few other initials are supplied in red or green. a2r only fully rubricated.

Provenance:  Purchased in 1974-5 from Quaritch from the Funds of Bodley's American Friends.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I3.1481.1.

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