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Whittington, Robert, -approximately 1560
De heteroclitis no[min]ibus. Editio Roberti Whittintoni lichfeldiensis grammatice magistri: et prothouatis anglie i[n] florentissima Oxoniensi achademia laureati: de heteroclitis nominibus et gradibus comparationis. Tetrastichon eiusdem ad lectorem Protheos vt possis varios dinoscere vultus Tyresie sexus ambiguosq[ue] senis. Salmacidos ne vndis coeant heteroclita mixta hoc whittintoni voluito lector opus. Distichon eiusdem in zoilum Cornua rhinoceros, dente[m] ni zoile ponas. Sanguinolenta feret tela hecatebeletes.
Additional Title(s):
De heteroclitis nominibus
Londini : Impressa per wyna[n]du[m] de worde in vico anglice nu[n]cupato (the fletestrete) ad signum solis co[m]morante[m] explicit, [1515?]
Physical Description:
[20] pages ; 20 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA2075 .S736
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Imprint from colophon; possible date of publication from STC.
Printer's device on verso of final leaf - McKerrow, 23b.
Signatures: A⁶ B⁴.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 25459.5
English short title catalogue, S95804
Grolier Club. Fifty-five books printed before 1525 (1968), 25
Selected exhibitions: "Fifty-five Books Printed before 1525: Representing the Works of England's First Printers, an Exhibition from the Collection of Paul Mellon" (Grolier Club, 17 January-3 March 1968).
BAC PA2075 .S736: The sixth of eight early-16th century tracts on grammar, bound together. The volume is annotated on the front flyleaf (in three separate hands): "Iste liber pertinet ad petru marti"; "Lionel Tollemache, 1621"; "This book is in [the] original binding. I found it amongst my old books at Helmingham, 1727." The last note is probably by Lionel Tollemache, 4th Earl of Dysart. Bound in contemporary vellum. The two vellum flyleaves at end are from a 14th-century grammatical manuscript in verse.
Subject Terms:
Latin language -- Grammar.
Tollemache, Lionel, 1591-1640 -- Autograph.
Tollemache, Lionel, 1708-1770 -- Ownership.
Worde, Wynkyn de, -1534?, printer.

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