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[Promptorius paruulorum siue clericorum].; Promptorius parvulorum sive clericorum; Incipit liber q[ui] dicitur Promptorium paruulorum siue clericorum; Incipit prologus in libellu[m] qui dicitur promptorius puerorum; Medulla gra[m]matice; Promptorius puerorum, sive Medulla grammaticae

[Promptorius paruulorum siue clericorum]. Promptorius parvulorum sive clericorum Incipit liber q[ui] dicitur Promptorium paruulorum siue clericorum Incipit prologus in libellu[m] qui dicitur promptorius puerorum Medulla gra[m]matice Promptorius puerorum, sive Medulla grammaticae
1499 (15 May)
Leaf size: 263 x 190 mm.; Kislak Collection copy without rubrication.; Kislak Collection copy has ms. shelf-mark ("III. 4[?]. 6"), probably of the North Library at Shirburn Castle, Shirburn, England, in brown ink on verso of front free endpaper; ms. shelf-mark ("III-e-VI") in pencil on blank leaf following front free endpaper; early ms. underline in brown ink on leaf a1v; early ms. marginal note in brown ink on leaf b6v.; Presented to the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts by the Jay I. Kislak Foundation in 2014.; Kislak Collection copy formerly held in the library of the Earls of Macclesfield at Shirburn Castle, Shirburn, England. (Cf. Sotheby's (Firm). The library of the Earls of Macclesfield removed from Shirburn Castle: Part eleven, English books and manuscripts (13 March 2008), lot 3995.) With armorial bookplate (arms of the Earls of Macclesfield) of the North Library at Shirburn Castle with ms. shelf-mark ("III. E. 6") on front pastedown; armorial blind stamp of the Earls of Macclesfield on leaf a1.; Kislak Collection copy bound in 18th-century full mottled calf; boards ruled in gold; gold-tooled cover edges; 6 raised, gold-tooled bands on spine; gold-tooled spine panels; evidence of spine label; marbled endpapers; silk marker (now tan). Boards detached; spine and edges of boards damaged.; Kislak Collection copy imperfect: leaf t4 (blank) wanting.; Kislak Collection copy: leaves a1 and t3 each mounted on a blank leaf, the former on recto and the latter on verso (with excision to frame woodcut printer's device); leaves a2-a7 mended at inner margin; head outer corner of leaves a3 and s3-t3 each torn off and mended with blank leaf; head outer corner of leaf a1 torn off; portion of tail margin of leaf t3 excised.; Kislak Collection copy has a few ink smears on leaves d3v and d4r; some leaves at beginning and end of volume dampstained at head and/or tail margin.; Kislak Collection copy: leaf l3 torn at inner margin; small hole in head margin of leaf q6; wormhole in head margin of leaves 46-s2; wormhole in tail inner corner of leaves l3-t3.
[116] leaves (the last leaf blank); 28 cm. (fol.)
e.el orru neci (C) 1499 (T); (OCoLC)ocm85774911; (OCoLC)85774911; 6220678; (PU)6220678-penndb-Voyager
Latin prologue; Middle English word-list with Latin definitions.
Jay I. Kislak Foundation (donor); Kislak, Jay I. (former owner); Macclesfield, Earls of (bookplate) (stamp); North Library (bookplate)
[London] : Inp[re]ssu[m] per ... Richardu[m] Pynson in expensis ... Fredrici Egmo[n]dt & Petri post Pascha, an[no] d[omi]ni. M.cccc.nonagesimonono Decima [quinta] die mensis Maii [15 May 1499]
English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Dictionaries -- Latin, Medieval and modern -- Early works to 1800.; Latin language, Medieval and modern -- Dictionaries -- English -- Early works to 1800.; PU; PU; PU; PU; PU; Incunabula; England; London; 1499.; Dictionaries; England; 15th century.; Printers' devices (Printing); England; London; 15th century.
Personal Name:
Pynson, Richard,; Egmont, Frederick,; Petrus,
Geographic Subject:
England -- London.
Call Number:
Inc P-1011 Kislak copy
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania); Jay I. Kislak Collection (University of Pennsylvania); STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)