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The Resource In hoc uolumine haec insunt Theodori Introductiuae gra[m]matices libri quatuor ; : Eiusdem de mensibus opusculum sanequa[m]pulchtu[m] ..

In hoc uolumine haec insunt Theodori Introductiuae gra[m]matices libri quatuor ; : Eiusdem de mensibus opusculum sanequa[m]pulchtu[m] ..

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In hoc uolumine haec insunt Theodori Introductiuae gra[m]matices libri quatuor ; : Eiusdem de mensibus opusculum sanequa[m]pulchtu[m] ..
Title
In hoc uolumine haec insunt Theodori Introductiuae gra[m]matices libri quatuor ;
Title remainder
Eiusdem de mensibus opusculum sanequa[m]pulchtu[m] ..
Title variation
In hoc volumine haec insunt Theodori Introductiuae grammatices libri quatuor
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Language
grc
Summary
First ed. of Greek grammar by Theodōros Gazēs, who fled his native Thessalonica before its capture by the Turks in 1430, and later became the first professor of Greek at Ferrara.
Member of
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/1834-1918
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Citation location within source
  • no. 5
  • p. 4, no. 2
  • V:553 (IB.24400)
  • 5002
  • G-110
  • *7500
Citation source
  • UCLA Library. The Aldine press: catalogue of the Ahmanson-Murphy Collection
  • Renouard, A.A. Annales de l'imprimerie des Alde
  • BM 15th cent.
  • Pellechet
  • Goff
  • Hain
Language note
Text in Greek; title-page, dedication, and colophon in Latin
Summary expansion
Also included are the first printed eds. of treatises by two second-century Greek grammarians, Apollonius Dyscolus, and his son, Herodianus
Label
In hoc uolumine haec insunt Theodori Introductiuae gra[m]matices libri quatuor ; : Eiusdem de mensibus opusculum sanequa[m]pulchtu[m] ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures (in parallel arabic and Greek characters): a-l8 a8 b10 A-L8 M4
  • Woodcuts: head-pieces by Benedetto Bordone, the one at head of text on leaf [alpha]2r featuring the "leafy old man," a motif already used by Aldus in headpieces included in the first volume of the 1495 Aristoteles; see entry no. 5 in the catalog "Benedetto Bordon: a life in the world of books," published by PRPH Books in conjunction with the 2015 exhibition "In praise of Aldus Manutius (ca. 1452-1515);" ornamental initials
  • Printed in the first of Aldus' four greek types, and roman type; 31 lines per page
Contents
(from t.p.) Theodori Introductiuae gra[m]matices libri quatuor -- Eiusdem de Mensibus opusculum sanequa[m]pulchtu[m] -- Apollonii gra[m]matici de constructione libri quatuor -- Herodianus de numeris
Dimensions
32 cm (fol.)
Extent
[198] leaves
Note
  • UCLA copies read "sanequāpulchtū" (recto of leaf [1]) and end first line of first colophon "DEXIOTĒTIALDOU" (leaf [88a]) as distinguished from description in Brit. Mus. Cat. Spaces left for the words "mesa" and "pathē" have been filled, the former with type and the latter in pen-and-ink. The woodcut borders on leaves [108]b and [196]b are strapwork, not flowered as described in Pellechet and the summary at head of text on leaf [108]b consists of three lines instead of two.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: brown morocco binding, signed in upper left-hand corner of front pastedown with inkstamp of Clarke & Bedford; gilt and blind-ruled center panel, with embossed lozenge centerpiece and matching corner-pieces; gilt fleurons in outer corners of panel; small gilt strapwork ornaments in spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Grammat. Antiqui. Graeci. T. Gaza, Appolonius, et Herodianus. Aldus MCCCCXCV; all edges gilt. In modern black cloth clamshell box, with gold-stamped box title "Incunabulum. Gaza. Grammatica introductiva. Venice. Aldus Manutius 1495."
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: 18th-century tan calf binding; gilt fillets; elaborate gilt floral spine panels; gold-stamped red and brown spine labels, with title "Theodorus Appollonius Herodianus. Aldus 1495; marbled endpapers; blue mottled edges. Marginal annotations in several early hands; ms. reference on verso of front free endpaper to catalog of Richard François Philippe Brunck. Bookplates on front pastedown of Samuel Parr, Jos. Cavalieri, and Templeton Crocker. In brown marbled paper slipcase edged in brown leather along spine.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)319988753
  • ucoclc319988753
Label
In hoc uolumine haec insunt Theodori Introductiuae gra[m]matices libri quatuor ; : Eiusdem de mensibus opusculum sanequa[m]pulchtu[m] ..
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures (in parallel arabic and Greek characters): a-l8 a8 b10 A-L8 M4
  • Woodcuts: head-pieces by Benedetto Bordone, the one at head of text on leaf [alpha]2r featuring the "leafy old man," a motif already used by Aldus in headpieces included in the first volume of the 1495 Aristoteles; see entry no. 5 in the catalog "Benedetto Bordon: a life in the world of books," published by PRPH Books in conjunction with the 2015 exhibition "In praise of Aldus Manutius (ca. 1452-1515);" ornamental initials
  • Printed in the first of Aldus' four greek types, and roman type; 31 lines per page
Contents
(from t.p.) Theodori Introductiuae gra[m]matices libri quatuor -- Eiusdem de Mensibus opusculum sanequa[m]pulchtu[m] -- Apollonii gra[m]matici de constructione libri quatuor -- Herodianus de numeris
Dimensions
32 cm (fol.)
Extent
[198] leaves
Note
  • UCLA copies read "sanequāpulchtū" (recto of leaf [1]) and end first line of first colophon "DEXIOTĒTIALDOU" (leaf [88a]) as distinguished from description in Brit. Mus. Cat. Spaces left for the words "mesa" and "pathē" have been filled, the former with type and the latter in pen-and-ink. The woodcut borders on leaves [108]b and [196]b are strapwork, not flowered as described in Pellechet and the summary at head of text on leaf [108]b consists of three lines instead of two.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: brown morocco binding, signed in upper left-hand corner of front pastedown with inkstamp of Clarke & Bedford; gilt and blind-ruled center panel, with embossed lozenge centerpiece and matching corner-pieces; gilt fleurons in outer corners of panel; small gilt strapwork ornaments in spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Grammat. Antiqui. Graeci. T. Gaza, Appolonius, et Herodianus. Aldus MCCCCXCV; all edges gilt. In modern black cloth clamshell box, with gold-stamped box title "Incunabulum. Gaza. Grammatica introductiva. Venice. Aldus Manutius 1495."
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: 18th-century tan calf binding; gilt fillets; elaborate gilt floral spine panels; gold-stamped red and brown spine labels, with title "Theodorus Appollonius Herodianus. Aldus 1495; marbled endpapers; blue mottled edges. Marginal annotations in several early hands; ms. reference on verso of front free endpaper to catalog of Richard François Philippe Brunck. Bookplates on front pastedown of Samuel Parr, Jos. Cavalieri, and Templeton Crocker. In brown marbled paper slipcase edged in brown leather along spine.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)319988753
  • ucoclc319988753

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