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Bod-Inc: B-366

Boccaccio, Giovanni

La Fiammetta [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a2r Boccaccio, Giovanni: La Fiammetta. ‘Il libro di madonna Fiammetta da lei alle innamorate mandato'. See B‑365.


Imprint: [Northern Italy: Printer of Antonius de Rosellis, ‘De legitimationibus' (H 13975), c.1480-5]. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–i8 k6.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed ai.


ISTC: ib00735000

GW: GW 4457;

Hain: H 3290; C 1071; R 1147;

Goff: Goff B‑735;

BMC: BMC VII 1125;

Proctor: Pr 7363;

Others: Sheppard 6066.

LCN: 13982644


Copy number: B-366(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Different from both recorded variants: a9v, last line reads: ‘comincio aparlare. |’

Binding: Nineteenth-century Italian(?) blind-tooled russia, described as ‘romantique cuir brun' in the typed description attached to front endleaf.

Size: 290 × 210 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 195 mm.

Initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Ulrich Hoepli, sale (18 Feb. 1929), lot 46. Eduardo J. Bullrich; ‘Ex libris Eduardo J. Bullrich', gold-tooled morocco book-label on the front pastedown. D. L. Alvear (fl. 1952); sale (1952), lot 58. Purchased at his sale via Quaritch for £130.

SHELFMARK: Don. d.131.

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