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Bod-Inc: B-368

Boccaccio, Giovanni

Il Filocolo [Italian].


Analysis of Content

A2r Boccaccio, Giovanni: Il Filocolo. ‘Florio [e] Bianzafiore chiamato Philocolo'. Dedicated to Maria, natural daughter of Roberto, King of Naples. See B‑367.

Y6v [Colophon.]

Y6v Squarzaficus, Hieronymus: Vita di Boccaccio. See B‑364.

Y7v [Boccaccio, Giovanni]: [Autoepitaffio.] See B‑364.

Y7v Mombritius, Boninus: ‘In Philocalum'. Incipit: ‘Philocalum quicunque legis, ne credito tamen'; 5 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Milan: Dominicus de Vespolate, [for himself, Bartolomeo, and the brothers Moresini, Antonio Valera and Boninus Mombritius], 14 June 1476. Folio.

Remarks: On the identity of the printer and the publishers, see Arnaldo Ganda, ‘Il “tipografo del Servius H 14708” ha un nome: Domenico Giliberti da Vespolate', Bibliofilia, 87 (1985), 227-66.


Collation: A–R rr S–Y8.


ISTC: ib00741000

GW: GW 4464;

Hain: HR 3297;

Goff: Goff B‑741;

BMC: BMC VI 732;

Proctor: Pr 5890;

Others: Sheppard 4902.

LCN: 13961102


Copy number: B-368(1)

Wanting the blank leaf Y8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century English gold-tooled brown morocco, bound by Charles Lewis.

Size: 345 × 245 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 336 × 225 mm.

On A2r an initial is supplied in red with floral extensions into the upper and lower margins; other initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £28. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 7.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 1.28.

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