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Whittington, Robert, -approximately 1560
Roberti Whitintoni L. Secunda grammatic[ae] pars de syllabaru[m] quantitate, acce[n]tu : & varijs metroru[m] generibus. nu[per]rime rece[n]sita, limatius polita, adiectis co[m]plusculis, & no[n]nullis calcographoru[m] elimatis erratis. ...
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Roberti Whitintoni L. Secunda grammaticae pars de syllabarum quantitate, accentu

Roberti VVhitintoni L. Secunda grammatice pars de syllabaru quantitate, accetu

De syllabarum quantitate

Secunda pars grammatices

Whittintoni editio cum interpretame[n]to Francisci nigri

De syllabarum quantitate
Londini : In aedibus Wina[n]di de Worden, vicesimo primo supra sesquimillesimu[m] nostrae salutis anno [1521]
Physical Description:
[152] pages ; 19 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA2075 .S736
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Imprint from colophon.
An edition of: Whittington, Robert. De syllabarum quantitate.
In this edition the first title has: Calco-/gra-/phoru[m]; the second title has: obserua[n]da.
In two parts, each with separate register. Part 2 has the caption title: Whitintoni editio cum interpretame[n]to Francisci nigri. Diomedes de accentu in pedestri or[ati]one potius [que] soluta obserua[n]da.
Signatures: A-M⁴·⁶; A⁴ B-C⁶.
Titlepage has border McKerrow 50.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 25515a
English short title catalogue, S95830
Grolier Club. Fifty-five books printed before 1525 (1968), 31
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 eighth 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 -- Metrics and rhythmics -- Early works to 1800.
Tollemache, Lionel, 1591-1640 -- Autograph.
Tollemache, Lionel, 1708-1770 -- Ownership.
Negri, Francesco, 1452-approximately 1523, editor.
Worde, Wynkyn de, -1534?, printer.

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