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REUCHLIN, Johannes (1455-1522). Vocabularius breviloquus. - GUARINUS Veronensis (1374-1460). Ars diphthongandi. - JOHANNES DE LAPIDE (c.1428/31-1496). De arte punctandi. -De accentu. Strassburg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (George Husner)], 6 November 1489.
Chancery 2° (269 x 191mm). Collation: Aa6 a-d8 e6 f-o8.8.6 p-z A-C8.6 D-M6.6.8 N6 O-R8.6 S6 T-Y8.6 (A/1r title, A/1v preface, contents, A2r text, Y5v colophon, Y6 blank). 321 (of 322, without final blank) leaves. 53 lines and headline, double column. Type: 1:160G, 4:80G. 2- to 7-line initial spaces with guide-letters, sporadically rubricated, a few pointing hands. (Some light dampstaining and spotting, small wormhole at beginning, outer bifolia of several quires strengthened at hinge.) Early 17th-century goatskin over bevelled wooden boards, sides panelled with heads-in-medallion rolls, leaf ornament stamps at centre and in spine compartments, turn-ins tooled with heads-in-medallion roll, two fore-edge clasps (tear at head of spine, clasp catches worn, a little rubbed). Provenance: Jacobus Maximilianus Proiksche 'Brisoviensis' (17th-century title inscription) -- Jos. Nève (armorial bookplate).
CR 6294 = C 2819; BMC I, 139 (IB. 2021); Polain(B) 3344; Goff R-167.
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