Attila Flagellum Dei [Italian]
Analysis of Content
a2r ‘Le rubriche over tabula sopra la sequente opera chiamata Atila flagellum Dei.’
a3r ‘Il libro di Atila.’ Incipit: ‘[I]ntendendo li pagani de Vngaria e de molte altre prouincie e nationi . . .’ Translation not dated. See also A‑482.
d6v [Historical note on Attila.] Incipit: ‘Atila persecutore de la Christiana fede primamente uenne uerso Aquilegia nel tempo de Papa Leone . . .’
Imprint: [Venice: Giovanni Ragazzo, 1491]. 4°.
Remarks: Hesitantly ascribed to Ragazzo (type 1, 82 mm) by Pr. The woodcut was used before by Capcasa (see Essling), and the type is perhaps his type 1 (82 mm), recast 79 mm; see BMC V 482.
Illustrations: On a1r a woodcut depicting the betrayal of Christ by Judas on Mount of Olives.
GW: GW 2767;
Hain: H 1912a; R 408;
Proctor: Pr 5351;
Others: Essling 1260; Sander 657; Sheppard 4415.
Copy number: A-484(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards.
Size: 207 × 148 × 7 mm.
Size of leaf: 201 × 143 mm.
Provenance: Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone, Conte Libri Carrucci della Sommaia (1803-1869); purchased at his sale (1859), lot 214, for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 11.
SHELFMARK: Mortara adds. 53.
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