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Bod-Inc: A-337

Antoninus Florentinus

Confessionale: Omnis mortalium cura [or] Specchio di coscienza. Explicit: ‘lo puo seguire'.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Somma dello arciuescouo Antonino omnis mortalium cura'.

a2r Antoninus Florentinus: [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘[O]mnis mortalium cura, quam multiplicium studiorum labor exercet, diuerso quidem calle procedit . . . [Boethius, Cons. Phil., III,2,2]. Dice sancto Seuerino nel libro della philosophica consolatione, che tutta la cura et sollecitudine de mortali . . .’ See A‑336.

a3r Antoninus Florentinus: ‘Specchio di conscientia.’ [Also known as Confessionale: Omnis mortalium cura]. Incipit: ‘[Q]uanto alla prima dico che si uuole schifare . . .’ Incomplete at the end; See A‑336; also Orlandi 311 no. 22.


Imprint: [Florence: Bartolommeo di Libri], 1488. 4°.


Collation: a–l8 m6.


ISTC: ia00856000

GW: GW 2156;

Hain: HCR 1226 = H 1233;

Goff: Goff A‑856;

BMC: BMC VI 648;

Proctor: Pr 6333 = 6193;

Others: CIBN A‑445; Sheppard 5128.

LCN: 14267805


Copy number: A-337(1)

Previously bound with a work of Fra Cherubino; see inscription, in a contemporary hand, on back parchment endleaf.

Binding: Eighteenth-century Italian quarter green morocco; bound for Boutourlin(?); one parchment endleaf.

Size: 214 × 142 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 206 × 132 mm.

On recto of parchment endleaf, a drawing in black ink, of a monk; on verso, early notes about the contents of the book.

Provenance: Albergotti family (eighteenth century). Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate and shelfmark no. 396; see Catalogue (1831); sale (1841), lot 81. Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1842), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.60.

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