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Bod-Inc: T-237

Traversanus, Laurentius Guilelmus de Saona

Rhetorica nova sive Margarita eloquentie castigatae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Traversanus], Laurentius Guilelmus, de Saona: Rhetorica nova sive Margarita eloquentie castigatae. ‘Prohemium in nouam rethoricam'. Lorenzo Guglielmo Traversagni, Margarita eloquentiae castigatae, ed. G. Farris, Quaderni di civiltà letteraria, 18 (Savona, 1978), 27-241; see J. Ruysschaert, ‘Les manuscrits autographes de deux oeuvres de Lorenzo Guiglielmo Traversagni imprimées chez Caxton', Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, 36 (1953/4), 191-7; J. Ruysschaert, ‘Lorenzo Guglielmo Traversagni de Savone (1425-1503), un humaniste franciscain oublié', Archivum franciscanum historicum, 46 (1953), 195-210; Giovanni Farris, Umanesimo e religione in Lorenzo Guglielmo Traversagni (1425-1505) (Milan, 1972); Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 1014.

z5v [Explicit and colophon.]


Imprint: St Albans: [Schoolmaster Printer], 1480. 4° and 8°.


Collation: a–y8 z6.


ISTC: it00427760

GW: GW 12071;

Hain: HC 14327;


Proctor: Pr 9824;

Others: Duff 369; Oates 4210; Rhodes 1562; Sheppard 7570-1; STC 24190. Microfiche: Unit 22: Rhetoric Part I, RH 68.

LCN: 14718900, 14718939


Copy number: T-237(1)

Bound with C‑249; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 207 × 141 mm.

Early pagination 1-364, in brown ink. Some marginal notes in the same early English hand that annotated item 2. Also a few marginal notes, in a different sixteenth-century English hand.

Initials, paragraph marks, and some capital strokes are supplied in red ink, also paragraph marks to the marginal notes, up to b4 only.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.8(1).

Copy number: T-237(2)

Wanting gatherings a–c, d1, f4,5, and z1.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half blue(?) morocco over cloth.

Size: 199 × 145 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 191 × 135 mm.

‘32' in brown ink in the upper right-hand corner of d2r. ‘Duplicate' and collation of the copy signed by ‘HC(?)', in brown ink, on the front endleaf. Manuscript foliation: 1-8 only. A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and ‘nota' marks in an early English hand, in light brown ink, probably in the hand that wrote ‘Berkeley' on z6v.

Provenance: [ ] Berkeley (fifteenth/sixteenth century); repeatedly written on z6v. Thomas Tanner (1674-1735); signature on d2r: ‘Thom. Tanner'. Bequeathed in 1735 by Tanner.

SHELFMARK: Tanner 950.

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