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Sulpitius Verulanus, Johannes

Commentariolus in Quintilianum de compositionis ratione.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Sulpitius Verulanus, Johannes: [Dedicatory letter addressed to] Falco Sinibaldus. Incipit: ‘[Q]uamuis corpore exiguum . . .’ On the work's wholesale reproduction in the 1494 commentary on Quintilian by Laurentius Valla, Pomponius Laetus, and Sulpitius, see Alessandro Perosa, ‘L'edizione veneta di Quintiliano coi commenti del Valla, di Pomponio Leto e di Sulpizio da Veroli', in Miscellanea Augusto Campana, Medioevo e umanesimo, 44-5 (Padua, 1981), II 575-610, at 579-80, 610.

[a2r] Sulpitius Verulanus, Johannes: Commentariolus in Quintilianum de compositionis ratione. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam omnis oratio et eloquendi figura constat . . .’ Explicit: affectate petiti

[d4v] Sulpitius Verulanus, Johannes: [Explicit.] Incipit: ‘Ab hoc ego capite quod uisum est . . .’

[d4v] Sulpitius Verulanus, Johannes: [Errata.]

[d4v] [Colophon.]

[e1r] Quintilianus, [Marcus Fabius]: Institutiones oratoriae [extract]. ‘De compositionis ratione'. Quint. Inst. 9. 4.


Imprint: Rome: Eucharius Silber, 22 Oct. 1487. 4°.


Collation: [a–c8 d4 e6 f8].


ISTC: is00845000

Hain: HC *15166;

Goff: Goff S‑845;

BMC: BMC IV 108;

Proctor: Pr 3829;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑623; CIBN S‑499; Sheppard 3027. Microfiche: Unit 22: Rhetoric Part I, RH 63.

LCN: 14006862


Copy number: S-353(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [f8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled green paper boards; yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 208 × 146 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 139 mm.

Occasional underlining in red ink.

Provenance: Purchased in 1823 from Joseph Sams; see ‘Catalogus Bibliothecae Novae', fol. 172v; not identified in Books Purchased.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.25.

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