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Author Comenius, Johann Amos, 1592-1670.
Title Janua linguarum reserata, sive, Omnium scientiarum & linguarum seminarium : id est, compendiosa Latinam & Anglicam aliasque linguas & artium etiam fundamenta addiscendi methodus, unà cum Januae Latinitatis vestibulo / autore cl. viro J.A. Comenio = The gate of languages unlocked, or, A seed-plot of all arts and tongues : containing a ready way to learn the Latine and English tongue / formerly translated by Tho. Horn ; afterwards much corrected and amended by Joh. Robotham ; now carefully reviewed by W.D., to which is premised a Portal ; as also, there is now newly added the Foundation to the Janua, containing all or the chiefe primitives of the Latine tongue, drawn into sentences, in an alphabeticall order by G.P.
Publication Info. London : Printed by Edw. Griffin, and Wil. Hunt, for Thomas Slater and are to be sold by the Company of Stationers, 1652.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Winthrop  Win 72    IN LIBRARY
Description [414] p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 port. ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Note Parallel text in Latin and English.
"'W.D' = William Dugard." -ESTC.
Portrait of Comenius at age 50 on page opposite t.p.
"Januae Latinitatis fundamentum": p. [3]-[46].
"Januae Latinitatis vestibulum": p. [53]-[74].
Includes indexes.
Signatures: A-2B⁸ 2C⁸(-2C8).
Indexed In: ESTC R231615
Wing (2nd ed., 1994) C5515
Local Note Library copy from the Winthrop Collection. Imperfect, lacking the frontispiece and the final leaf. Disbound; title page torn, affecting content. Annotations (letters and numbers, possibly a crude monogram) and No. 147 in ink on t.p.; letter W in ink on foredge.
Subject Latin language -- Conversation and phrase books -- English -- Early works to 1800.
Latin language -- Readers -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Annotations (Provenance) -- 17th century.
Added Author Horne, Thomas, 1610-1654, translator.
Robotham, John, active 1654, editor.
Dugard, William, 1606-1662, editor.
G. P., editor.
E. G. (Edward Griffin), -1652, printer.
Hunt, William, active 1647-1660, printer.
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676, former owner, annotator.
Winthrop Collection (New York Society Library) ZNS
Added Title Janua linguarum reserata. English & Latin
Gate of languages unlocked, or, A seed-plot of all arts and tongues
Janua linguarum reserata
Omnium scientiarum & linguarum seminarium