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Bod-Inc: V-025

Valla, Georgius

De ratione scribendi.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Valla, Georgius: [De ratione scribendi, dedicated to] Antonius Simoneta. [Also known as De orthographia.] Incipit: ‘[A]ssiduis uocibus tuis clarissime adolescens . . .’ The work takes the form of a letter addressed to Antonius Simoneta.


Imprint: [Milan: Printer for Boninus Mombritius, c.1476-7]. 8°.

Remarks: As assigned by Sheppard and IGI, Sheppard identifying the printer; unassigned by Pr.


Collation: [a–c8 d10].

Types: Type: 107 R.

Leaves: 34 leaves.

Line number: 25 lines ([a3r]).

Type area: Type area: 133 ×85 mm ([a3r]).


ISTC: iv00047000

Hain: H [not C] 15798;

Goff: Goff V‑47;

Proctor: Pr 7397;

Others: Domenico Fava, Catalogo degli incunabuli della R. Biblioteca Estense di Modena, Biblioteca di bibliografia italiana, 7 (Florence, 1928), 1321; Sheppard 4915.

LCN: 14800562


Copy number: V-025(1)

Bound with P‑120; see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 204 × 136 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf [d10].

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.58(2).

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