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Valla, Laurentius

Elegantiae linguae latinae, et al.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Alphabetical list of contents.]

a2r Valla, Laurentius: ‘Epistola' [addressed to] Johannes Tortellius. Incipit: ‘Libros de linguae latinae elegantia . . .’ See V‑026.

a3v Valla, Laurentius: Elegantiae linguae latinae. [Preface to book I.] See V‑026.

a5v Valla, Laurentius: Elegantiae linguae latinae. See V‑026; Ijsewijn–Tournoy 36 [group B].

&7v Valla, Laurentius: De reciprocatione ‘sui' et ‘suus' [dedicated to] Johannes Tortellius. ‘De pronomine sui'. ed. Sandström 4-74, 77: this edition belongs to the Venice tradition.

[rum10r] [Colophon.]

[rum10r] Calphurnius [Brixiensis, Johannes: Verse addressed to] Antonius Pasqualinus de Sancto Germano Campaniae. Incipit: ‘Restituit quondam patriae uexilla Camillus | Et raptas gallis solus ademit opes'; 5 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Venice]: Jacobus Rubeus, [after 5 Mar.] 1476. Folio.


Collation: A a–m8 n O6 o–z &8 [rum]10.


ISTC: iv00055000

Hain: HC *15806;

Goff: Goff V‑55;

BMC: BMC V 216;

Proctor: Pr 4245;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑29; CIBN V‑40; Oates 1697; Sheppard 3424.

LCN: 14801894


Copy number: V-031(1)

Wanting the preliminary gathering A.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; red lower edge.

Size: 281 × 210 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 190 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, numbering the paragraphs, providing running book numbers and manuscript foliation, in both arabic and roman numerals: ‘1-cc6' in a sixteenth-century hand in brown ink.

Provenance: Purchased from Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Catalogue (1830), no. 3735, for £2. 2. 0: see Books Purchased (1830), 23.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 1.13.

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