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Bod-Inc: C-041

Campora, Jacobus

Dell'immortalità dell'anima [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a1v Plegapheta, Matthaeus: [Letter praising Campora's work and exhorting Longo to print it, addressed to] Giovanni Leonardo Longo. Incipit: ‘Hora m'e uenuta ale mane una opereta de la essentia de l'anima . . .’

a1v [Table of contents.]

a2r Campora, Jacobus: ‘Prologo'. Addressed to Zohanne de la Marcha nouo citadino. Incipit: ‘Pensando in me molte volte la grande humanita . . .’

a2v Campora, Jacobus: Dell' immortalità dell'anima [Italian]. Incipit: ‘[M]olte volte h'o udito che grandi philosophi cum grandissimo studio . . .’


Imprint: [Vicenza]: Giovanni Leonardo Longo, for Matthaeus Plegapheta, 31 Mar. 1477. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–d6.

Remarks: Leaf a1 unsigned, a2 signed a, etc.


ISTC: ic00079000

GW: GW 5950;

Hain: HCR 4299;

Goff: Goff C‑79;

BMC: BMC VII 1040;

Proctor: Pr 7152;

Others: Sheppard 5914.

LCN: 13890984


Copy number: C-041(1)

Wanting the blank leaf d6.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) calf, with gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 282 × 201 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 280 × 192 mm.

One pointing hand in faded black ink on a1v.

Provenance: Thomas Thorpe (1791-1851); sold as part of his stock by the receivers at the sale: Catalogue of a Valuable and Interesting Collection of Books (London: Sotheby's, 28 Apr. 1826), lot 449. Purchased for £0. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1826), 4; note on verso of front endleaf.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 2.26.

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