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Bod-Inc: S-282

Stanbridge, John

Long Accidence [English].


Analysis of Content

A1r [Stanbridge, John: Long Accidence]. ‘Accedence'. Early Printed Editions of the Long Accidence and Short Accidence Grammars, ed. Hedwig Gwosdek, Anglistische Forschungen, 213 (Heidelberg, 1991), 152-64; see also Gwosdek, English Grammatical MSS, no. 14.1; for a full description of this edition see D. Thomson, ‘A Study of Middle English Treatises of Grammar', unpublished D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford, 1977, 655-6 and D. Thomson, A Descriptive Catalogue of Middle English Grammatical Texts (New York, 1979), 283-4.


Imprint: Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, [c.1495]. 4°.


Collation: A8 B6.

Types: Types: 135 and 95.

Leaves: 14 leaves.

Line number: 29 lines (A2r).

Type area: Type area: 138 ×94 mm (A2r).

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: is00688600

Hain: H 34;

Proctor: Pr 9723;

Others: Duff 133; Sheppard 7438; STC 23153.4.

LCN: 14007056


Copy number: S-282(1)

Bound with D‑139; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 208 × 139 mm.

On B5v –B6r of item 2, two sets of notes in a sixteenth-century hand, the first a mnemonic line summarizing the preceding passage, ‘Ram rim ro mutant. I. [in E]. Sem sem se retinent. I', and the second, on comparisons, the comparative and superlative, with incipit, ‘Wat ys a comparyson? A lykenes, what nowys may receyue that lykenes nownys, adiectyfys . . .' (29 lines).

SHELFMARK: Douce D 238(2).

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