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Bod-Inc: D-013

Dante Alighieri

La Commedia (comm. Christophorus Landinus).


Analysis of Content

a1v Landinus, Christophorus: Proemio. See D‑012; on this edition Procaccioli I 173-4.

a9r Ficinus, Marsilius: [Ad Dantem congratulatio. Latin.] See D‑012.

a9v Ficinus, Marsilius: [Ad Dantem congratulatio. Italian.] See D‑012.

a9v [Landinus, Christophorus]: ‘Sito, forma et misura de lo'nferno et statura de giganti et di Lucifero'. See D‑012.

b1r Dante Alighieri: La Commedia. [First part.] See D‑007.

b1r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on the first part.] See D‑012.

q5v Landinus, Christophorus: ‘Prologo . . . supra el purgatorio'. See D‑012.

q6r Dante Alighieri: La Commedia. [Second part.]

q6r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on the second part.] See D‑012.

B2v Landinus, Christophorus: ‘Prologo . . . sopra el paradiso'. See D‑012.

B2v Dante Alighieri: La Commedia. [Third part.]

B2v Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on the third part.] See D‑012.


Imprint: Venice: Octavianus Scotus, 23 Mar. 1484. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–z & A–H8 I K6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: id00030000

GW: GW 7967;

Hain: HC 5947;

Goff: Goff D‑30;

BMC: BMC V 279;

Proctor: Pr 4581;

Others: Mambelli, 22-3, no. 11; Oates 1825; Rhodes 652; Sheppard 3646-7.

LCN: 14815581


Copy number: D-013(1)

Binding: Seventeenth-century English blind-tooled calf; two ties lost; formerly chained: staple-marks of hasps on the upper cover; edges formerly gilt, later tinted red.

Size: 325 × 230 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 316 × 216 mm.

A sixteenth-century Italian inscription: ‘Librro no. sedex[ ] . . . no. 16.'

Provenance: Michael Dormer (†1624); inscription of his name on a1r. Acquired in 1603; see Benefactors' Register I 73; James, Catalogus (1605), 312.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: G 2.12 Art.; D 2.5 Art.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 4.13.

Copy number: D-013(2)

Wanting leaves a1 –g1, i1-7, q1 –s7, u2 –y8 and I3 –K6.

Leaf g8 bound after g6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards.

Size: 342 × 235 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 331 × 221 mm.

On B3v an inscription: ‘1632 Anno Domini Nostri Jiesu Christi Millesimo Segentesimo trigesimo secundo Cum non sit certus(?) morti Fran[cisc]us Filius Alexandri Bacherelli Testauit Item lascio e lascia(?) à mena domenica figliola di Antonio Carapelli'.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Domenico di Antonio dalla Massa; on B8r an inscription: ‘Dom[eni]co di Ant[oni]o Dalla massa'. Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932); on the front endleaf an inscription dated 1905.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Toynbee 1122.

SHELFMARK: Toynbee 3557.

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