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Bod-Inc: A-484

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.


Collation: a–d6.

Illustrations: On a1r a woodcut depicting the betrayal of Christ by Judas on Mount of Olives.


ISTC: ia01178200

GW: GW 2767;

Hain: H 1912a; R 408;

Proctor: Pr 5351;

Others: Essling 1260; Sander 657; Sheppard 4415.

LCN: 13981091


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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