Fundamentum scholarium.

Impresse Colonie : Per me Henricum Quentell, Anno nostre salutis M.cccc.xcij. [1492]
[42] leaves : 1 ill. (woodcut) ; 21 cm.


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Multi-title collection including Fundamentum scholarium and 4 other(s).
  • Woodcut is title vignette with motto: Accipies tanti doctoris dogmata sancti. Cf. R. Proctor. "The accipies woodcut," in Bibliographica v. 1, 1895, p. 53-55.
  • Commonly ascribed to Remigius, but the ascription is erroneous. Edited by Johannes Kerckmeister - see E. Droz, in Ex officina literaria (Münster, 1968) pp. 1-8.
With: Rhetorica pro conficiendis epistolis accommodata. Ingolstadt : [Printer of Lescherius, 'Rhetorica' (Bartholomaeus Golsch?)], [14]87 -- Grammatica nova. Argentine : [Martin Schott], 1488 -- Textus equiuocorum cum co[m]mento. [Cologne : Heinrich Quentell, ca. 1487] -- Tracta[tus] m[a]g[ist]ri iohannis gomorre orthographie pre[ce]pta complectens. [Germany], 1487.
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Includes: Regula: Dominus quae pars. Regulae de figuratis constructionibus grammaticis. Regulae impedimentalium. Regulae de constructionibus grammaticis. Regulae orthographiae et artis metrificandi.
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ExI copy: Contemporary binding (probably German but possibly Italian) of oak boards backed in sheep in the 20th century, sewing guards from a medieval ms. (Justinian, Corpus juris civilis), hasp mark on lower cover, part of early paper contents label at head of upper cover; clasps and catches renewed, "Barnheim" inscribed on upper cover in a 19th century hand.
  • ExI copy: From the library of Johannes Protzer (d. 1528); Protzer's ownership inscription dated 1488 appears on the first leaf of the first work, stating that he bought it in Germany for three pounds: "Johannis Protzer I[uris] V[triusque] Lic[entia]tus Mcccclxxxviii Con[paravi]t in germania iii lib." His further ownership inscription, in mirror writing, appears at the end of the third work: "Johaniss protzer ex Noerdling[en].
  • ExI copy: Signature "Barnheim" on t.p., in a hand matching that on cover.
Multi-title collection including Fundamentum scholarium and 4 other(s).
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