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Bod-Inc: R-058

Reuchlin, Johannes

Vocabularius breviloquus, et al.


Analysis of Content

Aa1r [Title-page.]

Aa1v [Amerbach, Johannes(?): Address to the reader and list of contents.] Incipit: ‘Sunt qui sibi iam plurima comparare volumina statuerunt . . .’ See R‑057.

Aa2r Guarinus Veronensis: [Letter addressed to] Valerius Florus. Incipit: ‘[N]on sine causa factum esse certo scio quod diphthonganda vocabula . . .’

Aa2r Guarinus Veronensis: De diphthongis. Incipit: ‘Diphthongus est duarum vocalium . . .’ See Sabbadini 48-49.

Aa3v [Johannes de Lapide pseudo-; Fichetus, Guilelmus]: De arte punctandi. ‘Compendiosus de arte punctandi dialogus'. Incipit: ‘[D]iscipulus. Salue magister egregie. Magister. Et tu charissime adolescens . . .’ See R‑055.

Aa3v ‘Tractatus de accentu'. Incipit: ‘[A]ccentus est artificiosa modulatio vocis in significatiua prolatione . . .’

a1r [Reuchlin, Johannes]: Vocabularius breviloquus. Incipit: ‘  “[A]aa domine deus ecce nescio . . .” Hieremie primo [Ier 1,6]. Licet istud verbum propheticum ab ipso propheta alio fine sit enarratum . . .’ See R‑055.


Imprint: Basel: Nicolaus Kesler, 1486. Folio.


Collation: Aa6 a10 b c δ d e–p pp q r [2-shaped r] ſ s ſſ t–z A–M8.


ISTC: ir00163000

Hain: C 6291;

Goff: Goff R‑163;

Proctor: Pr 7658;

Others: Benzing 9; BSB‑Ink R‑149; Hillard 1734; Oates 2811; Sack, Freiburg, 3054; Sheppard 2472.

LCN: 14113135


Copy number: R-058(1)

Wanting the blank leaf M8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) gold-tooled quarter red morocco over red pasteboards. Yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 303 × 220 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 293 × 196 mm.

On a1r, C5r and L4v, the principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue. Other initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1819), 7.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 4.18.

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