Rethorica Lescherii pro co[n]ficiendis epistolis acco[m]modata.

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Author / Creator:Lescher, Paulus, approximately 1440- author.
Imprint:[Cologne] : [Heinrich Quentell], [8 February 1491]
Description:[24] leaves ; 20 cm (4to)
Subject:Rhetoric -- Early works to 1800.
Early works.
Incunabula -- Germany -- Cologne -- 1491.
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy lacking final blank leaf.
University of Chicago Library's copy forms part of the Berlin Collection.
Discovery of this item made possible by a gift from Julie and Roger Baskes.
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Varying Form of Title:Rethorica Lescherii pro conficiendis epistolis accommodata
Other uniform titles:Berlin Collection.
Other authors / contributors:Quentell, Heinrich, -1501, printer.
Horton Bindery, binder.
Provenance:Decoration: Red initial 'A' washed in yellow on leaf [2] recto.
Binding: Modern quarter bound orange morocco and marbled paper over boards; signed: The Horton Bindery.
Notes:Explicit and colophon: Plaudite vos iuuenes mecum gaudete studentes Lescherij Rhesis finis amatus adest ... Cuius vt esset honor cumulatior incola sancte Colonie Henricus Quentell cognomine dictus artis opus multa impressit co[m]modiate. Anno d[omi]ni M.cccc.xci sexto ydus Februarij.
Signatures: a-d⁶.
46 lines; types (from BMC), 180 (title and head-lines), 80 (headings), 63 (text); capital spaces, one with guide letter.
Last leaf blank.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry il00182000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry M18005
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry 10038
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry L-182
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, I, page 276 (IA. 4563)
Voulliéme, E. Buchdruck Kölns bis zum Ende des fünfzehnten Jahrhunderts, entry 746
Polain, M.-L. Catalogue des livres imprimés au quinzième siècle des bibliothèques de Belgique, entry 2487
Indice generale degli incunaboli delle biblioteche d'Italia, entry 5749
Incunabula quae in bibliothecis Poloniae asservantur, entry 3420

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