The scholemaster, or, Plaine and perfite way of teaching children to vnderstand, write and speake the Latin tong
but specially purposed for the priuate bringing vp of youth in Ientlemen and Noble mens houses, and commodious also for all such, as haue forgot the Latin tonge, and would, by them selues, without a Scholemaster, in short time, and with small paines, recouer r a sufficient habilitie, to understand, write and speake Latin.

Author

Roger Ascham

Title

The scholemaster, or, Plaine and perfite way of teaching children to vnderstand, write and speake the Latin tong
but specially purposed for the priuate bringing vp of youth in Ientlemen and Noble mens houses, and commodious also for all such, as haue forgot the Latin tonge, and would, by them selues, without a Scholemaster, in short time, and with small paines, recouer r a sufficient habilitie, to understand, write and speake Latin.

Date

1571

Place

London

Publisher

Printed by Iohn Daye

Language

Latin
English

Note

INSCRIPTION:
Autograph inscription beneath epistle rubbed out.
"Richard parker booke" written on Di recto in later hand.
"John Lawerences booke 1628" written under printer's device and colophon.

FORMAT:
(8vo). [6], 66 [i.e. 67], [1] leaves ; 19 cm. Sigs. Hand2, B-T4;

IMPRINT:
(from colophon)
At London. Printed by Iohn Daye. dwelling ouer Aldersgate. 1573.

BINDING:
Brown tooled binding. Evidence of later stitching. Some pages have been cut and replaced with blanks.

CONDITION:
Leaf 2 lacking. Photostatic copy of missing leaf laid in.

MARGINALIA:
Some notes on inside cover, some handwritten ms. throughout

REFERENCES:
References: STC, 835.

Colophon dated 1573

Errors in foliation: leaf 35 misnumbered 50, leaf 38 misnumbered 42, 66 repeated in numbering.

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Num Pages

148

Short Title

The Scholemaster
The Schoolmaster

Call Number

PA2061 .A8 1571

Item Type

Book

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Collection

Citation

Roger Ascham, “The scholemaster, or, Plaine and perfite way of teaching children to vnderstand, write and speake the Latin tong
but specially purposed for the priuate bringing vp of youth in Ientlemen and Noble mens houses, and commodious also for all such, as haue forgot the Latin tonge, and would, by them selues, without a Scholemaster, in short time, and with small paines, recouer r a sufficient habilitie, to understand, write and speake Latin.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed April 15, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/7954.