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Bod-Inc: P-123

Perottus, Nicolaus

Rudimenta grammatices.


Analysis of Content

a1v Calphurnius Brixiensis, [Johannes: Prefatory letter addressed to] Antonius Moretus Brixiensis. Incipit: ‘Quae ad altioris disciplinae cognitionem pertinere videntur . . .’ See P‑122.

a2r Perottus, Nicolaus: Rudimenta grammatices [dedicated to] Pyrrhus Perottus. Incipit: ‘[D]a litteras. A. B. C . . .’ See P‑110; on this edition, presumably based on di Pietro's 1475 edition (Pr 4195; P‑112), see Milde, ‘Zur Druckhäufigkeit', 36 no. 13; Percival, ‘Early Editions', 225 no. 13.


Imprint: [Venice]: Gabriele di Pietro, 3 Aug. 1476. Folio.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed a1.


Collation: a10 b–i l–n8 o p6.

Types: Types: 114 R, 114 Gk.

Leaves: 110 leaves.

Line number: 36 lines (a4r).

Type area: Type area: 206 ×117 mm (a4r).

Remarks: Capital spaces with guide-letters.


ISTC: ip00306000

Hain: H *12654;

Goff: Goff P‑306;

Proctor: Pr 4198;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑223; CIBN P‑126; Sheppard 3374.

LCN: 14493177


Copy number: P-123(1)

Wanting a1.

Binding: Contemporary quarter calf over wooden boards, much worn; remains of one leather clasp, the other and two catches lost. ‘451' in red ink on a small rectangular paper label at head of the upper cover, adjacent to the spine; for another of such labels see S‑136.

Size: 305 × 207 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 294 × 202 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in a humanist hand; other marginal notes, extracting key words, pointing hands, and ‘diff[erenti]a' marks in a seventeenth-century hand. On the front endleaf, a poem in Italian, in a seventeenth-century hand: ‘Nel tuo magior furore | non m'accusare sig[nore] | ne ira di danno apreso | quando sei d'ira acceso'; 12 lines of verse dedicated to ‘All'Illustre et Cavaliere(?) Signor mio il Signor Francesco Maria Capitano(?) di Remini'.

Provenance: Giovanni C[re?]ssi[ ]tini, Frontin di Massa; inscription on p6v in a late sixteenth-century hand: ‘Questo libro è di mj No(?) Giovanni C[re?] ssi[ ]tini habitante a Frontin di Massa che perdendo detto libro ognuno che lo trovarra sia obligato alla restituzione perche è peccato a tenere la robba d'altri, et è contro il precetto di Dio che quando dice non deside<ra>re la robba d'altri quase si dice prendendolo. Data Frontin sesto decimo calend . . .’ Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1858), 83.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 3.18.

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