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Bod-Inc: B-579

Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus

Isagogicon moralis disciplinae.


Analysis of Content

a1r Aristoteles [pseudo-]; Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus: ‘Liber de moribus ad Eudemium'. [Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Dedicated to Galeotto [Ricasoli]. See B‑577. In this edition, the text is ascribed to Aristotle, while Leonardo Bruni is named as translator.


Imprint: [Sant'Orso: Johannes de Reno, c.1475]. 4°.

Remarks: GW 2385 assigns to [Treviso: Hermannus Liechtenstein, c.1477].


Collation: a8 b6.


ISTC: ib01251000

GW: GW 5617 = 2385;

Hain: HC 1766;

Goff: Goff B‑1251;

BMC: BMC VII 1027;

Proctor: Pr 7147;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑948; CIBN B‑888; Rhodes 456; Sheppard 5880.

LCN: 13985838


Copy number: B-579(1)

Bound with:
1. Pius II, Pont. Max., De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia. [Sant'Orso: Johannes de Reno, c.1475] (P‑303).

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled mottled calf; floral and tendril tools on spine; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 183 × 126 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 175 × 116 mm.

On the front pastedown, a portrait of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini has been pasted in, accompanied by the elegiac distich: ‘Vt pius Æneas, ut et alter Sÿlvius esset, | Ductor et Oenotriæ pastor in urbe fuit'. Two cuttings from Hartmann Schedel, Liber chronicarum. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 12 July 1493, leaf CCXLVr have been inserted on front endleaves: the woodcut lettered ‘Duo amantes' and the passage about Euryalus and Lucretia. A ten-page manuscript letter of J. B. Inglis is inserted (Sheppard).

Manuscript foliation: 153-66, continued from item 1 (which is foliated 119-52).

Initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 33(2).

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