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Bod-Inc: D-019

Dante Alighieri



Analysis of Content

a1r Dante Alighieri: Convivio. Dante Alighieri, Il convivio, ed. G. Busnelli and G. Vandelli, 2 vols, Opere di Dante, ed. V. Branca, F. Maggini, and B. Nardi, 4 and 5 (Florence, 1954 and 1937). Dante Alighieri, Convivio, ed. C. Vasoli and D. De Robertis (Milan and Naples, 1988); ed. F. Brambilla Ageno, 3 vols, Le opere di Dante Alighieri, edizione nazionale a cura della Società dantesca italiana, 3 (Florence, 1995), on this edition I 41, 261-2, 385-432.


Imprint: Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi, 20 Sept. 1490. 4°.


Collation: a–k8 l10.


ISTC: id00036000

GW: GW 7973;

Hain: HC 5954;

Goff: Goff D‑36;

BMC: BMC VI 673;

Proctor: Pr 6309;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑12; Hillard 706; Mambelli, 256-7, no. 800; Oates 2410; Rhodes 656; Sheppard 5219-20.

LCN: 14818355, 14818397


Copy number: D-019(1)

Owing to an error of imposition of the outer sheet of gathering f, the text of f1v has changed places with that of f7v and that of f2r with that of f8r.

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled russia; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 195 × 138 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 122 mm.

Provenance: George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); cancelled accession-number ‘9502'. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 1023. Purchased for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.64.

Copy number: D-019(2)

Gathering f correctly printed.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled brown morocco; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 206 × 145 × 16 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 134 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes; foliation from 2 to 65 in early brown ink.

Provenance: Christopher Sykes (1831-1898); book-plate by Millais, see Howe, Book Plates, 28705. George Dunn (1865-1912); armorial book-plate and letter addressed to Toynbee inserted in the binding. Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932); book-plate; manuscript note: ‘Given to me by George Dunn, of Woolley Hall, Maidenhead Thicket, 26 July 1907, in return for a copy of the Aldine 1508 Pliny, Epistolae, in an old binding.’ Presented in 1917.

SHELFMARK: Toynbee 1107 c.

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