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Bod-Inc: S-354

Sulpitius Verulanus, Johannes

De moribus puerorum carmen iuvenile.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Libellus elegans de moribus puerorum et regimine mense'.

a1v Distichon. Incipit: ‘Hec lege Sulpicii mense documenta libelli | O puer ad claras qui cupis ire domos'; 1 elegiac distich.

a1v ‘Ad iuuenes carmen'. Incipit: ‘Quos iuuat assidue tetricos audire Cathones | Oblectant animum sepe iocosa grauem'; 4 elegiac distichs.

a2r Sulpitius Verulanus, Johannes: De moribus puerorum carmen iuvenile. Incipit: ‘[Q]uos decet in mensa mores seruare docemus | Virtuti ut studeas litterulisque simul'; elegiac distichs. expl: queque suo. See S‑349.

a5r ‘Aliud mense regimen breuissimum'. Incipit: ‘Vultus hylares habe | Sal cultello capi'; 12 lines of verse.


Imprint: [Paris]: Félix Baligault, [between 1497 and 7 May 1500]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN; Sheppard dates [not before 1495].


Collation: a6.

Types: Type: 99 B, leaded throughout, except on the title-page.

Leaves: 6 leaves.

Line number: 20 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 148 ×82 mm (a2r).

Remarks: Leaf a1r: ‘Sulpicii Verulani libellus elegans de morib9 | puerorum et regimine menſe.' [Device: Polain, Marques, no. 90]; a1v: ‘Diſtichon. | Hec lege ſulpicii menſe documenta libelli. | . . .'; a2r: ‘¶ Sulpicius de moribus puero [et] regimine mēſe. | [ ]Vos decet in menſa mores ſeruare do= | cemus. | . . .'; a5r, l. 19: ‘Modicum ſed crebro bib | Grates chriſto refer'; a5v: ‘Ad diuum rochum carmen. | . . .'; l. 6: ‘ . . . orgia cantu. | Si meritis ſerues corpora noſtra tuis.'; a6 blank.


ISTC: is00848400

Hain: C 5683;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: CIBN S‑498; Sheppard 6434.

LCN: 14006965


Copy number: S-354(1)

Bound with A‑040; see there for details of binding, manuscript notes, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 190 × 129 mm.

SHELFMARK: Buchanan e.66(3).

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