Ars minor.

Accession number: 
PML 2991A
Author: 
Donatus, Aelius.
Description: 
[14] leaves ; 6.5 cm
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, by 1908.
Notes: 

Title and imprint from ISTC.
GW dates as: not before 1465, not after 1480. Previously attributed to [Utrecht?: Printer of the Speculum (perhaps Laurens Koster), about 1470-1471].
Printed in type 5:123/124G.
Collation: [1⁸ 2⁶]: 14 leaves.
PML copy on vellum. A fragment of leaf [1]/1, including part of first 9 lines of text.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 6.5 x 12.5 cm.

Variant Title: 

Checklist title: De octo partibus orationis

Inscriptions/Markings: 

Hand decoration: Contemporary rubrication, but large incipit initial has faded. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

Provenance: 
Samuel Sotheby (1771-1842) and Samuel Leigh Sotheby (1805-1861), the leaves were reproduced in Samuel Leigh Sotheby's Principia Typographica, with the originals included in the author's extra-illustrated copy (PML 3776-85), which was purchased by Pierpont Morgan by 1908.
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