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.
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.
Copy number: B-579(1)
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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