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Bod-Inc: B-365

Boccaccio, Giovanni

La Fiammetta [Italian].


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Boccaccio, Giovanni: La Fiammetta. ‘Ad Flamettam Panphyli amatricem libellus'. Giovanni Boccaccio, L'Elegia di madonna Fiammetta, ed. C. Delcorno, in Tutte le opere, ed. V. Branca, vol. 2 (Milan, 1984); Opere minori in volgare, ed. Mario Marti, vol. 3 (Milan, 1971), 421-636.

[o8r] [Colophon.]

[o8v] [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Cecus et alatus, nudus puer et pharetratus | Istis quinque modis depingitur deus amoris'; 2 hexameters. See Walther, Initia, 2267.


Imprint: [Padua]: Bartholomaeus de Valdezoccho and Martinus de Septem Arboribus, 21 Mar. 1472. 4°.


Collation: [a–k10 l–o8].


ISTC: ib00733000

GW: GW 4456;

Hain: HC *3291;

Goff: Goff B‑733;


Proctor: Pr 6755;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑578; Sheppard 5556.

LCN: 13961082


Copy number: B-365(1)

Wanting sheet [c3.8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century English green morocco, edges gilt; bound by Charles Lewis(?).

Size: 210 × 160 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 147 mm.

On the recto and verso of a rear endleaf is an Italian paraphrase of two passages from La Fiammetta (see [c1v] and [c6v]) added in a sixteenth-century(?) hand.

Initials are supplied in red and possibly blue, removed by washing.

Provenance: Purchased for £21; see Books Purchased (1836), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.71.

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