Las introduciones latinas / del maestro A[n]tonio de Nebrissa.

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PML 22116
Nebrija, Antonio de, 1444?-1522.
[Salamanca] : [Printer of Nebrissensis, 'Introductiones'], [approximately 1486]
[78] leaves ; 31 cm (fol.)
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Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1923.

Title from incipit caption, leaf a1r: Comiencan las i[n]troduciones latinas del maestro a[n]tonio de nebrissa contrapuesto el roma[n]ce al latin por mandado de su alteza.
Imprint from ISTC.
Printed in type 1:90G.
PML Checklist attributes printing to "Printer of Antonius Nebrissensis, Introductiones Latinae, Gothic Group I."
Signatures: a-h⁸ I¹²: 78 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio.
Incipit caption printed in red, leaf a1r.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29.9 x 21 cm.

Contemporary Spanish blind-tooled calf over wooden boards (31 x 21 cm), sewn on 4 supports; repaired. Plain paper pastedowns; plain modern endbands. 2 clasps, missing (clasp to rear board).
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Introductiones latinae


Hand decoration: Contemporary Spanish illuminated initial and foliate border (leaf a1r) and rubrication, alternating red and blue initials with filigree decoration and paragraph marks. Annotations: 15th/16th-century underlining and marginal brackets and stars in preface only (leaves a1r-a2r). Extensive pentrials and doodles (leaves a1r, I12r-v, and rear pastedown).

Multiple unidentified Spanish inscriptions, crossed out or abraded, 16th-18th century (leaves a1r, I12r-v, and rear pastedown); unidentified shelf mark: No. 120 (leaf I12r); unidentified ink stamp armorial (leaf I12v); Juan Antonio de Larriátegui, inscription: "Es de Joan Ant. de Larriategui y Mezeta," 18th century, crossed out and appended with abraded inscription: "[inscription crossed out] In Vittoria anno de MDCCXX," 1720 (leaf I12r); Miguel Velasco y Mendieta (of Seville?), inscription: "Este libro es de Sn. Mig. de Velasco y Mendieta," 18th century (front pastedown); Fernando José de Velasco y Cevallo (1707-1788), armorial bookplate "Ex Bibl. D. Ferdin. Josephi a Velasco. In Aula Criminali Sup. Castellae Senatus Fiscalis" (front pastedown); J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased from Joseph Baer, Oct. 1923.