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Bod-Inc: A-438

Ars Memorativa [Italian]


Analysis of Content

a2r [Ars memorativa.] Incipit: ‘Questa sie vna bellissima memoria locale [et] modo d[i] habituare tante cosse quanto l'homo vora . . .’ See Anselm Haverkamp and Renate Lachmann, Gedächtniskunst (1991). On printed editions of mnemonic treatises see Frances A. Yates, The Art of Memory (London, 1966, repr. 1984), 105-28; Helga Hajdu, Das mnemotechnische Schrifttum des Mittelalters (Amsterdam, 1967), 100-18.


Imprint: [Milan: Johannes Antonius de Honate, c.1485]. 4°.


Collation: a b4 c6.


ISTC: ia01088500

GW: GW 2570;

Hain: H 1829; R 1267;

Proctor: Pr 5915;

Others: CIBN A‑586; Sheppard 4927.

LCN: 13980617


Copy number: A-438(1)

Binding: Cloth.

Size: 211 × 145 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 127 mm.

Provenance: Purchased together with another Ars memorandi for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1845), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.13*.

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