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Dante Alighieri

La Commedia (comm. Christophorus Landinus; ed. Piero da Figino).


Analysis of Content

a1v Landinus, Christophorus: Proemio. See D‑012; on this edition Procaccioli I 179-81.

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.

2a2r Dante Alighieri: La Commedia. [First part.] The whole edited by Piero da Figino. See D‑007.

2a2r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on the first part.] See D‑012.

r6v Landinus, Christophorus: ‘Prologo . . . supra el purgatorio'. See D‑012.

r7r Dante Alighieri: La Commedia. [Second part.]

r7r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on the second part.] See D‑012.

D5v Landinus, Christophorus: ‘Prologo . . . sopra el paradiso'. See D‑012.

D6r Dante Alighieri: La Commedia. [Third part.]

D6r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on the third part.] See D‑012.

N5r [Colophon with note on the editor.]

N5r Dante Alighieri [pseudo-; Beccari, Antonio: Professione di fede.] ‘Il credo'. Incipit: ‘Io scrissi gia d'amor piu uolte rime'. See D‑010

N5r Dante Alighieri [pseudo-: Li septe sagramenti.] Incipit: ‘I dico che'l baptesmo ciaschun fresa'. See D‑010.

N5v Dante Alighieri [pseudo-: Li dieci comandamenti.] Incipit: ‘Diece habian da dio comandamenti'. See D‑010.

N5v Dante Alighieri [pseudo-: Septe peccati mortali.] Incipit: ‘Acio che ben attenti tutti nui'. See D‑010.

N5v Dante Alighieri [pseudo-]: ‘Paternostro di Danthe'. Incipit: ‘Io dico per entrar dentro a bel chiostro'. See D‑010. The heading is inserted after the first tercet.

N5v Dante Alighieri [pseudo-]: ‘Ave Maria di Danthe'. Incipit: ‘Aue regina, uergine Maria'. See D‑010. Ten lines of verse.


Imprint: Venice: Petrus de Quarengiis, Bergomensis, 11 Oct. 1497. Folio.


Collation: a10 2a–z & A–I k8 L M10 N6.

Illustrations: 100 woodcuts; woodcut initials.


ISTC: id00035000

GW: GW 7972;

Hain: HC *5953 = H 5945;

Goff: Goff D‑35;

BMC: BMC V 513;

Proctor: Pr 5482;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑11; Essling 534; Mambelli, 28-9, no. 16; Rhodes 655; Sander 2316; Sheppard 4451.

LCN: 14815551


Copy number: D-018(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf (c.1825), for the Bodleian Library; the spine gold-tooled; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 325 × 218 × 43 mm.

Size of leaf: 315 × 202 mm.

The woodcut on2 a1v partly coloured.

Provenance: In the blank shield of the full-page woodcut on2 a1v a coat of arms: gules, a chief argent. Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); sale (14 Feb. 1825), lot 515. Purchased for £1. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 2.26.

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