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Bod-Inc: S-184

Serpus, Franciscus



Analysis of Content

a2r Serpus, Franciscus: Grammatica [dedicated to] the octumvirate of the republic and the town of Vicenza. ‘Grammatices libellum'. [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘[F]ertur grauissimi Vincentini patres octumuiri Rodon ciuitatem . . .’

a3r Serpus, Franciscus: Grammatica. Incipit: ‘[L]ittera est minima pars compositae uocis . . .’ NO EDITION


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona, 19 Apr. 1492. 4°.


Collation: a–i8.

Types: Type: 108 R.


ISTC: is00475600

Hain: HR 14702;

Proctor: Pr 5219;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑360; Sheppard 4300.

LCN: 14050737


Copy number: S-184(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century Italian half green morocco over green marbled paper; bound for Boutourlin; sprinkled red-edged leaves.

Size: 220 × 163 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 215 × 152 mm.

Modern manuscript foliation in pencil: 129-210 (with errors).

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate and shelfmark no. 499; see Catalogue (1831); purchased at his sale for £0. 10. 0: see sale catalogue (1841), lot 669, and Books Purchased (1842), 39.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.71.

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