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Bod-Inc: C-177

Cherubino da Spoleto

Regola della vita spirituale [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a1r Cherubino [Da Spoleto]: Regola della vita spirituale. ‘Spiritualis uite compendiosa regula'. Dedicated to Jacobus de Borgiannis. Incipit: ‘  “[Q]uicunque hanc regulam secuti fuerint, pax super illos et misericordia.” Queste parole sono . . .’ See C‑174.

f1r Cherubino [Da Spoleto]: Regola della vita matrimoniale. ‘Vite matrimonialis regula breuis'. Dedicated to Jacobus de Borgiannis. See C‑174.


Imprint: Florence: [Printer of Vergilius (C 6061)], 30 Sept. 1490. 4°.

Remarks: On the press see Ridolfi. BMC and Pr assign to the [Printer of Benignus, ‘Dialectica'].


Collation: a–d8 e10 f–h I k8.


ISTC: ic00442000

GW: GW 6608;

Hain: HR 4942 (incl. H 13817);

Goff: Goff C‑442;

BMC: BMC VI 679;

Proctor: Pr 6328 = 6278;

Others: Oates 2419; Ridolfi, Firenze, 105; Sheppard 5238.


Copy number: C-177(1)

Gatherings a–e only.

Binding: Eighteenth-century Italian half parchment over yellow pasteboards, in the style of several other books belonging to Albergotti.

Size: 205 × 140 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 132 mm.

Provenance: Albergotti family (eighteenth century); ‘Albergotti'. Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); not found in sale catalogue (1841). Purchased for £0. 2. 6; see Books Purchased (1842), 12: ‘ a.’

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.44.

Copy number: C-177(2)

Gatherings f–k only.

Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards.

Size: 205 × 140 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 130 mm.

Provenance: Edinburgh, Signet Library; armorial stamp on covers; not found in [J. P. Edmond], Catalogue (1906). Purchased in 1960; Catalogue of a Selection from the Signet Library, part IV (London: Sotheby's, 11 Apr. 1960), lot 1118; see BLR 6 (1961), 666.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.44*.

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