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Perottus, Nicolaus

Rudimenta grammatices.


Analysis of Content

a1v Calphurnius Brixiensis, [Johannes: Prefatory letter addressed to] Antonius Moretus Brixiensis. Incipit: ‘[Q]uae 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. To the lists of Latin words French glosses have been added after the Italian ones. Greek words and phrases printed in Greek characters; the same characteristics are found in Gering's other edition bearing the same date (C 4682), discussed in K. Rosen, ‘On the Publication of the Rudimenta Grammatices in France', Res Publica Litterarum, 4 (1981), 265-71, at 268. Rosen does not include this edition; nor does Milde, ‘Zur Druckhäufigkeit'; Percival, ‘Early Editions', 221 mistakingly associates the Pr number of this edition (Pr 7862) with the other Gering's edition bearing the same date (C 4682, Hillard 1546).


Imprint: Paris: Ulrich Gering, 1479. 4°.

Remarks: Distinct from Gering's edition bearing the same date, Copinger 4682 (Sheppard).


Collation: a b10 c–m8 n10.

Types: Type: 100 R.

Leaves: 110 leaves.

Line number: 36 lines (a3r).

Type area: Type area: 180 ×113 mm (a3r).

Remarks: Capital spaces with guide-letters. Leaf a1v: ‘Calphurnius Brixienſis Antonio Moretto | Brixienſi Amico optimo Salu. Plu.'; a2r: ‘Nicolai Perotti Pon. Sypontini ad Pyrrhum Perottū nepo | tē ex fratre | ſuauiſſimū rudimenta grāmatices. || dA litteras. A.B.C.D . . . O.P. | Q . . .'; n10r, colophon: ‘Nicolai Perotti Pon. Sypontini ad Pyrrhum Perottum Nepo | tem ex Fratre Suauiſſimum Rudimentorū Grāmatices Finis. | Impreſſum quidem eſt hoc opus Pariſius per magiſtrū vdalri- | cum Gering Anno dn̄i .M. cccc. lxxix'.


ISTC: ip00315100

Proctor: Pr 7862;

Others: Pellechet MS. 9206 (9028e–f); Sheppard 6133-4.

LCN: 14495458


Copy number: P-125(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Libary; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 285 × 193 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 275 × 180 mm.

Erased early inscription on front endleaf. Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and pointing hands in a humanist hand.

Provenance: ‘De Castro vetere' in an early hand on the recto of the front endleaf; probably to be identified with Simon de Vitericastro. Purchased for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1847), 27.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 4.16.

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