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Whittington, Robert, -approximately 1560

Praeterita verbo[rum] : Gra[m]matic[ae] prima pars Roberti Whitintoni. L.L. nuperrime rece[n]sita. Liber quintus, de verboru[m] pr[ae]teritis & supinis cu[m] co[m]me[n]to necno[n] interliniari dictionu[m] interpretatione. Eiusdem Roberti Whitin. tetrastichon. Aucti[us] exit opus. facit hoc mihi Zoilus acer. Arbiter. is credit nil sine teste mihi. Imprudens peragit quod nolit. nanq[ue] nocendo prosit. quod cupio co[n]ciliatq[ue] mihi. Humiliabit calumniatorem.

Additional Title(s):

Praeterita verborum

Verborum praeterita et supina

Lo[n]dini : In [ae]dib[us] Wina[n]di de Worde, xxi. supra ses[qui]millesimu[m] nostr[ae] redemptionis anno [1521]
Physical Description:
[40] pages ; 21 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.
Signatures: A-D⁴·⁶.
Title printed within illustrated border.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 25558.5
English short title catalogue, 25558
Grolier Club. Fifty-five books printed before 1525 (1968), 30
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 third 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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