A short introduction of grammar, generally to be used compiled and set forth for the bringing up of all those, that intend to attain to the knowledge of the Latin tongue.

Author

William Lily

Title

A short introduction of grammar, generally to be used compiled and set forth for the bringing up of all those, that intend to attain to the knowledge of the Latin tongue.

Date

1784

Place

London

Publisher

Printed by S. Buckley and T. Longman

Language

Latin
English

Contributor

John Colet
Thomas Robertson

Note

CONTENT:
By William Lily, with contributions by John Colet, Thomas Robertson, and others. See ESTC.

Includes "Brevissima institutio" with separate t.-p., dated 1786, and separate pagination; the register is continuous.

VUL copy with: Lily, William. Propria quae maribus ... construed. London : Printed by S. Buckley and T. Longman ..., 1786 (AYT-5897) -- Camden, William. Institutio Graecae grammatices compendiaria. Londini : Excuderunt S. Buckley et T. Longman, 1784 (AYT-5905).

IMPRINT:
London : Printed by S. Buckley and T. Longman ..., 1784.

CITATION/REFERENCE:
ESTC N46144
NUC pre-1956 NL 0366856

FORMAT:
[20], 71, [5], [4], 139, [1] p. : ill. ; 16 cm. (12mo)]

CONDITION:
Leather bound, small book, cover stamped T. Pilkington twice, both stamps are missing letters.

COLLATION:
Small Quarto: A-P8 ($4, – G1, -O2), 2 A-E8 ($4), 3A4 ($2), 3B-N8 ($4, -G3) O2 ($1)

In the first run of signatures, single sheet interpolations follow L6 and L7. Signatures M and N are interleaved with a full blank sheet (blank, M1, blank, M2, blank, M3, etc.) with single sheets interpolated at center (between 4 and 5), (N1, blank, etc., with blank single sheet at end). Sheets interleaved with M have notes on them. In signature O, O1 is followed by a single sheet, O2-6 have sheets interleaved, and a single sheet between O4-5. In the third run, blank sheets follow D4, E1, E2, E3, E4, F1, F2, F4, F5, F7 , G1, G4, G6, G7 ( the sheet following 1 and 7 is single sheet), H1, K2, K3, K4, K5, (a single sheet folded between 3 and 5) 6, 7, 8 and L1. Many of these are half sheets stuck between, some are folded and wrap around the existing signatures.

Library Catalog

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Num Pages

240

Call Number

PA2083 .L6 1784

Item Type

Book

Files

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Collection

Citation

William Lily, “A short introduction of grammar, generally to be used compiled and set forth for the bringing up of all those, that intend to attain to the knowledge of the Latin tongue.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed June 13, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/9708.