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Bod-Inc: B-583

Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus

De duobus amantibus Guiscardo et Sigismunda [German].


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus [pseudo-; Boccaccio, Giovanni: De duobus amantibus Guiscardo et Sigismunda. Decamerone IV,1.] ‘Hystoria Sigismunde der tochter des fursten Tancredi von Solernia vnd des iunglings Gwisgardi'. [Translated from the Italian by Leonardus Brunus, from the Latin by Nicolaus von Wyle.] Translationen von Niclas von Wyle, ed. Adelbert von Keller, Bibliothek des litterarischen Vereins in Stuttgart, 57 (Stuttgart, 1861), 80-90; see also VL VI 1016-35, at 1024, no. 2.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Knoblochtzer], 1482. Folio.

Remarks: Also issued as part of GW 355 (gathering [x8]).


Collation: [a8].

Illustrations: 11 woodcuts; woodcut border on [a2r]; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ib01241000

GW: GW 355 (gathering [x8]); GW 5645;

Goff: Goff B‑1241;

Proctor: Pr 372;

Others: Schorbach–Spirgatis p. 72; Schramm XIX p. 13; Schreiber V 4489; Sheppard 310.

LCN: 13982719


Copy number: B-583(1)

Leaf [a2r], l. 1 reads: ‘Hyſtoria ſigiſmunde'; the colophon reads: ‘Anno Dn̄i M ccc.lxxxij.jore.' (not as GW 355 and GW 5645).

Binding: Nineteenth-century cloth.

Size: 291 × 211 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 276 × 194 mm.

Provenance: George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834)(?); perhaps the copy in anonymous duplicate sale (20 Dec. 1798), lot 75(?). Bought by Francis Douce for £0. 2. 0, according to annotation in Douce's copy of the catalogue, marked ‘D'. Francis Douce (1757-1834). Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 312.

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