An historical essay on the origin of printing [extr. from Dictionnaire bibliographique choisi du quinzième siècle] tr. [by T. Hodgson.].

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1819
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Page xiv - ... cœur désirons vous complaire, et accomplir ce qui vous est agréable , comme tenus sommes , avons délivré audit président ledit livre pour le faire écrire...
Page 11 - ... operarum ministri, prima mali labes, quos inter Joannes quidam, sive is (ut fert suspicio) Faustus fuerit ominoso cognomine, hero suo infidus et infaustus, sive alius eo nomine, non magnopere laboro, quod silentum umbras inquietare nolim, contagione conscientiae quondam dum viverent tactas.
Page 76 - ... and nuns of the said convent of St Claire, have declared and promised to acquit me and my heirs of the claim which my sister Hebele had to the sixty florins, which I and my said brother Friele had promised to pay and deliver to the said Hebele, as her portion and share arising from the house which Henne, our father, assigned to him for his share, in virtue of the writings which were drawn up thereupon, without fraud or deceit. And in order that this may be observed by us and by our heirs, steadfastly...
Page 10 - ... recidivam justis vindiciis ac sacramentis repetit, ab aliis nefarie possessam et occupatam , summo jure omnium triumphorum laurea majore donandus. Is forte in suburbano nemore spatiatus (ut solent sumpto cibo aut festis diebus cives qui otio abundant...
Page 83 - Latini alphabet! litterarum, quas ipsi matrices nominabant, ex quibus rursum aeneos sive stanneos characteres fundebant, ad omnem pressuram sufficientes, quos prius manibus sculpebant. Et revera sicuti ante XXX. ferme annos ex ore Petri Opilionis de Gernsheim, civis Moguntini, qui gener erat primi artis inventoris, audivi, magnam a primo inventionis suac haec ars impressoria habuit difficultatem.
Page xiv - Rasis pour faire escrire, et, pour ce qu'il n'en a point, sçachant que nous en avons un, nous a requis que luy voulussions bailler. Sire, combien que nous...
Page 12 - Hispani tractatibus, prima foetura. Ista sunt ferme quae a senibus annosis fide dignis, et qui tradita de manu in manum quasi ardentem taedam in decursu acceperant, olim intellexi, et alios eadem referentes attestantesque comperi. Memini narrasse...
Page 11 - ... tempore, quo non potuit magis idoneum inveniri , ipsa nocte quae Christi natalitiis solennis est, qua cuncti promiscue lustralibus sacris operari solent, choragium omne typorum involat, instrumentorum herilium ei artificio comparatorum supellectilem convasat, deinde cum fure domo se proripit, Amstelodamum...
Page 76 - I shall hereafter print, in such quantities as they may wish to make use of; and for this the said abbess, the successors and nuns of the said convent of St. Claire, have declared and promised to acquit me and my heirs of the claim which my sister Hebele had to the sixty florins, which I and my said brother Friele had promised to pay and deliver to the said Hebele, as her portion and share arising from the house which Henne our father, assigned to him for his share, in virtue of the writings which...
Page xiv - Dieu garder et observer , ne autrement ne les pouvons « avoir pour nos propres affaires. Priant Dieu, Sire, etc., « Ce 29 novembre 1471.e (i) Villaret, t.

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