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Tardivus, Guilelmus

Compendiosissima grammatica cum commentario.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Tardivus, Guilelmus: Compendiosissima grammatica. ‘Gulliermi Tardivi Aniciensis Compendiosissima Grammatica'. Incipit: ‘[G]rammatica artis compendiosissimum hunc libellum optimis doctissimorum autorum sententiis . . .’ See E. Beltran, ‘L'humaniste Guillaume Tardif', Bibliothèque d'humanisme et de renaissance: Travaux et documents, 48 (1986), 7-39, at 11.

[b3r] [Tardivus, Guilelmus: Table of verbal moods]. Incipit: ‘presenti tempore. amo. mas. at. plura. mus tis ant . . .’

[c1r] Tardivus, Guilelmus: [Commentary]. ‘Super eiusdem grammatica commentarium'. Incipit: ‘[G]rammaticus qui uult esse, hec octo sciat. Horum octo ordinis . . .’

[c11v] Ludovicus [de Rochechouart]: Poem addressed to] Guilelmus Tardivus. Incipit: ‘Lauda et mirare hec impressa uolumina lector | Scripta quibus cedit pagina queque manu'; 2 elegiac distichs. See S‑245.

[c11v] Simon de Recomadoris: [Poem addressed to] Guilelmus Tardivus. Incipit: ‘Arte noua pressos si cernis mente libellos | Ingenium totiens exuperabit opus |'; 4 elegiac distichs. BMC VIII 14; see also S‑245.


Imprint: [Paris: Au Soufflet Vert (Louis Symonel et Socii), c.1474]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard.


Collation: [a8 b6 c12].

Types: Type: 107 GR.

Leaves: 26 leaves.

Line number: 25 lines ([a2r]).

Type area: Type area: 132 ×86 mm ([a2r]).

Remarks: Leaf [a1r]: ‘GUILLERMI TARDIVI ANI | CIENSIS COMPENDIOSIS= | SIMA GRAMMATICA; | PREFATIO; | [ ]Rammatice artis compendioſiſſimū | hunc libellum / optimis . . .'; [b1r]: ‘pol. edepol. caſtor. herculeſ. hercle mediuſfidius. | Prohibēdi. vt ne. . . .'; [c11v], l. 17: ‘Gaſpar / ruſſangis / tardiue viue magis; | FINIS;’


ISTC: it00016300

Hain: C 5705;

Proctor: Pr 7898A;

Others: Oates 2897; Sheppard 6108.

LCN: 14101283


Copy number: T-010(1)

Wanting the (presumably) blank leaf [c12].

Binding: Late nineteenth-century black marbled paper boards; gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 215 × 156 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 149 mm.

On [a1r] a four-line initial ‘G' is supplied in interlocked red and blue. Elsewhere initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue ink.

Provenance: Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone, Conte Libri Carrucci della Sommaia (1803-1869); sale (1 Aug. 1859), lot 2578 (‘2578' in manuscript on a circular paper label on the spine). Purchased for £1. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 105.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.38.

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