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A short introduction of grammar, generally to be vsed : compiled and set forth for the bringing vp of all those that intend to attain to the knowledge of the Latine tongue.

A short introduction of grammar, generally to be vsed : compiled and set forth for the bringing vp of all those that intend to attain to the knowledge of the Latine tongue.

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Brevissima institutio, seu, Ratio grammatices.
Creator: Lily, William, 1468?-1522 Colet, John, 1467?-1519 Robertson, Thomas, fl. 1520-1561
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Date: 1611
Publisher: Printed by Iohn Norton, Printer to the Kings Maiesty in Latine, Greeke and Hebrew
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Interleaved, with numerous manuscript additions in a contemporary hand, apparently Henry Vernon, whose name is inscribed on leaf facing the title page.
Signatures: A-Q8 (A1 blank, except for signature-mark on recto).
Royal arms on verso of title page. Woodcut of the tree of knowledge on last page.
A compilation of rules for Latin grammar, by William Lily, John Colet and Thomas Robertson, with many additions by later revisers; commonly called "Lily's grammar."
"Brevissima Institutio, Sev Ratio Grammatices congnoscendæ ... 1611": leaves E8-Q8, with special title page (with royal arms on verso).
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[255] p. ; 15 cm.
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