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Bod-Inc: A-243

Andrea De' Magnabotti da Barberino

Guerino il Meschino.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Andrea De' Magnabotti Da Barberino]: Guerino il Meschino. Incipit: ‘In questo libro vulgarmente setratta alchuna ystoria breue del re Karlo Imperatore . . . [N]aturalmente piace a ciaschuno auctori nouelli (et bene) che alchuni antiqui . . .’ For modern translations of the text see Guerino detto il Meschino, ed. Giuseppe Berta (Milan, 1841), Guerrino detto il Meschino (Florence, 1906), Guerino il Meschino, ed. Piero Bernardini (Milan, 1923), Guerrino detto il Meschino, trans. Ademaro Forlando (Florence, 1906).

[z6v] [Colophon.]

[&1r] [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Venice: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 22 Nov. 1477. Folio.


Collation: [a–r8 s–z8.6 &8].


ISTC: ia00575200

GW: GW 1645;

Hain: HC 8141;

BMC: BMC V 262;

Proctor: Pr 4453;

Others: Hillard 105; Sheppard 3591.

LCN: 14460087


Copy number: A-243(1)

Variant on [&8r]: ‘LAVS DZO'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century English gold-tooled olive morocco with doublures and marbled pastedowns by J. Mackenzie; see Ramsden, London Bookbinders, 101-2; stamped with the crest of Hanrott: two-headed eagle displayed, with surrounding motto: ‘Perseverando.’

Size: 295 × 209 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 182 mm.

Provenance: Philip Augustus Hanrott (1776-1856); see sale, part 2 (5 Aug. 1833), lot 1069, although the copy there is described as wanting the two first and two last leaves of the table, which are now present. Purchased for £31. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1847), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.16.

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