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Calandri, Filippo

Aritmetica [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a2r Calandri, Filippo: [Letter to] Giuliano [II] de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[C]onsiderato nobile et studioso Juliano Medice . . .’ Calandri, Aritmetica. Secondo la lezione del codice 2669 (sec. xv) della Biblioteca Riccardiana di Firenze, ed. Gino Arrighi (Florence, 1969), pp. xv–xvi. The main text of this edition differs from that of the incunable.

a2v Calandri, Filippo: [Note on the art of arithmetic.] Incipit: ‘[D]elle septe arti liberali . . .’

a2v Calandri, Filippo: [Note on the numbering system.] Incipit: ‘[N]umero e decto ogni collectione d'unita . . .’

b1r Calandri, Filippo: Aritmetica.

p1r Calandri, Filippo: [Postscript.] Incipit: ‘[D]imosterreno al presente come per arte di numeri si puo . . .’


Imprint: Florence: Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri, 1 Jan. 1491/2. 8°.


Collation: a4 b–i8 l–o8 p4.

Illustrations: 58 woodcuts; woodcut borders and initials.


ISTC: ic00034000

GW: GW 5884;

Hain: HCR 4234;

Goff: Goff C‑34;

BMC: BMC VI 681;

Proctor: Pr 6352;

Others: Kristeller 77a; Oates 2423; Sander 1523; Sheppard 5241.

LCN: 13890361


Copy number: C-018(1)

Wanting sheet a1.4.

Gathering n misbound in the order n3, 4, 1, 2.

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century quarter calf, repaired with paper watermarked 1886.

Size: 137 × 104 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 134 × 99 mm.

On a3r an early note in Italian. ‘Arithmetica' written across the fore-edge.

Provenance: Giovanni Cavaliere (sixteenth century); on p4v an inscription: ‘Giouani Caualiere' in a sixteenth-century hand. Elias Ashmole (1617-1692). Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1692. Transferred to the Bodleian Library in 1860.

SHELFMARK: Ashm. 948.

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