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Bod-Inc: C-150

Cavalca, Domenico

Specchio di croce.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Cavalca, Domenico: Specchio di croce. Domenico Cavalca, Specchio di croce, ed. Giuseppe Taverna (Brescia, 1822), 1-217. See Kaeppeli I 308-10, no. 838.

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Imprint: [Venice: Guerinus, not after 1476]. 4°.

Remarks: BMC and Sheppard assign to [Filippo di Pietro].


Collation: [a8] b–ſ8.


ISTC: ic00343000

GW: GW 6414;

Hain: HCR 4780;

Goff: Goff C‑343;

BMC: BMC V 219;

Proctor: Pr 4264A;

Others: Sheppard 3441.

LCN: 14835422


Copy number: C-150(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century Italian half morocco over faded red paper boards; gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 213 × 156 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 209 × 144 mm.

Early marginal notes in red ink, summarizing key passages in Latin. On ſ8v in an early hand, in red ink: ‘Peregi(?) celesti numquam placitura scelesti | Vt sis celestis non asimilare scelestis'.

Epigraphic initials are supplied in red or blue. Paragraph marks are supplied in red ink. Underlining in red ink.

Provenance: P. Roggeri (fifteenth-century?), Dominican, possibly of the convent of S. Maria, Basella, near Bergamo; an inscription on ſ6v: ‘P. Rog ri O.P.’ Purchased in 1922 from James Tregaskis, Caxton Head catalogue 875, Descriptions of 62 Rare and Interesting Books Illustrated with Facsimiles, no. 21: see BQR 4,40 (1923), 89.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Inc. e. I4.1477.1.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I4.8.

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