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Bod-Inc: C-149

Cavalca, Domenico

Pungi lingua.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Cavalca, Domenico: ‘Prologo'. Incipit: ‘[I]mpero che chome dice sancto Iacobo apostolo nella sua epistola . . .’

a2v [Table of contents.]

a3r Cavalca, Domenico: Pungi lingua. See C‑148.


Imprint: Florence: [Bartolommeo di Libri], 10 June 1494. 4°.


Collation: a–o8.

Illustrations: Woodcut on a1r.


ISTC: ic00341000

GW: GW 6412;

Hain: HCR 4776;

Goff: Goff C‑341;

BMC: BMC VI 650;

Proctor: Pr 6200;

Others: Kristeller 97; Sack, Freiburg, 959; Sander 1852; Sheppard 5133.

LCN: 14835511


Copy number: C-149(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) mottled calf. Damaged spine.

Size: 205 × 143 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 135 mm.

Provenance: Inscription of 1581, partly unread due to water damage, on a1v: ‘Questo libre mi fo donato a mi giouani di pompe [ ] ant° di [ ] pero dossi Bologne[se] [ ] 6 di giune 1581 [et] mi lo dono chor[ ] et aichevole et in[ ]'. Petrus dei Martulis(?) and friends; inscription on a1r: ‘Petrii dei Martulis(?) et amicorum'. Purchased by Heber for £0. 15. 6, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 2 (1834), lot 1173, sold for £0. 2. 0. London, British Museum; acquired in 1857: date stamp on o8v; stamp and duplicate stamp on a1v. Acquired by the Bodleian in 1914: stamp dated ‘19 Oct. 1914'.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I9.1494.1.

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