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Bod-Inc: C-119

Catharina Senensis

Epistole (XXXI) [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a2r Catharina Senensis: Epistole XXXI. Catharina Senensis, Le Lettere, ed. Piero Misciatelli and Niccolò Tommaseo (Siena, 1913-21); Epistolario, ed. Eugenio Dupré Theseider, vol. 1, Fonti per la storia d'Italia, 82 (Rome, 1940); Epistolario, ed. Piero Misciatelli, 6 vols (Florence, 1947). On this edition see Theseider (1940), pp. lxiii–lxv, and The Letters of St Catherine of Siena, trans. Suzanne Noffke, vol. 1 (Binghamton, NY, 1988), 14-15.

f6v ‘El numero e l'ordine de quelle epistole'.

f7v [Hexameter.] Incipit: ‘Facto fine pia laudetur virgo Maria'.

f7v [Colophon with note on the editor, a Dominican, and on other letters written by Catharina.]


Imprint: Bologna: Johannes Jacobus de Fontanesis, Regiensis, 18 Apr. 1492. 4°.


Collation: a–f8.

Illustrations: One woodcut.


ISTC: ic00280000

GW: GW 6221;

Hain: [Not H]CR 4687; C 1502 (var.);

Goff: Goff C‑280;

BMC: BMC VI 838;

Proctor: Pr 6620;

Others: Sander 1820; Sheppard 5377.

LCN: 14837379


Copy number: C-119(1)

Leaf a1 reversed by the binder. On a1v a full-page woodcut (seee GW Anm.), with type-set inscription (type 92 G): ‘Sancta Catherina Da Siena'; see Sander no. 468.

Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards.

Size: 212 × 150 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 203 × 140 mm.

Provenance: Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone, Conte Libri Carrucci della Sommaia (1803-1869); purchased at his sale (1 Aug. 1859), lot 559, for £2. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 28.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.34.

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