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Bod-Inc: C-146

Cavalca, Domenico

Della pazienza (libri II & III).


Analysis of Content

a1r Cavalca, Domenico: Della pazienza (libri II & III). Incipit: ‘[A]comendatione et laude della patientia diemo in prima gli molti . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . . el quale vene per nostro maestro di humilita e de pacientia. Qui est benedictus in secula seculorum. Amen'. Chapters 1-3 printed in Prosatori minori del trecento, vol. 1, ed. Giuseppe de Luca, La letteratura italiana. Storia e testi, 12 (Milan and Naples, 1954), 39-47. See Kaeppeli I 310-12, no. 839.

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Imprint: Venice: Dionysius Bertochus, 20 Dec. 1490. 4°.


Collation: a–f8 g10.


ISTC: ic00334000

GW: GW 6404;

Hain: HCR 4801 = H 12464;

Goff: Goff C‑334;

BMC: BMC V 488;

Proctor: Pr 5276;

Others: Oates 2064; Sheppard 4371.

LCN: 14838821


Copy number: C-146(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century blue-green cloth, bound for the Bodleian Library(?).

Size: 217 × 142 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 212 × 131 mm.

Provenance: Thomas Howard (1586-1646), 2nd Earl of Arundel(?). Henry Howard (1628-1684), 6th Duke of Norfolk; he presented his library to the Royal Society, 1667: not found in Bibliotheca Norfolciana (London, 1681). London, Royal Society: see Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Society (London, 1825), 126; stamp on a1r: ‘Soc. Reg. Lond. ex dono Henr. Howard Norfol[cie]nsis'; not found in R. Farquharson Sharp, Catalogue of a Collection of Early Printed Books in the Library of the Royal Society (London, 1910); de Ricci notes that in 1873 the Royal Society sold books to Quaritch; this disposal might account for why this book is not in the 1910 catalogue, nor in the Sotheby's sale catalogue of 4 May 1925. Purchased in Sept. 1961 from Quaritch catalogue 820, Manuscripts, Early Continental Books, English History and Literature, no. 42.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I4.1490.2.

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