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Bod-Inc: F-047

Ficinus, Marsilius

De christiana religione [Italian] Della cristiana religione.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] [Table of contents.]

a1r Ficinus, Marsilius: ‘Prohemio'.’ Incipit: ‘[S]e lhumana generatione laquale puo collume dellintellecto comprendere . . .’

a2v Ficinus, Marsilius: ‘Prohemio secundo'.’ Incipit: ‘[L]etterna sapientia didio ordino che emisierii diuini almeno . . .’

a4r Ficinus, Marsilius: Della cristiana religione. Incipit: ‘[L]experientia naturale ci monstra che tutte ledote delhuomo excepto . . .’ See Kristeller, Supplementum Ficinianum, I, p. lix, no. b 2, and p. lxxviii; a revised and augmented edition; in the colophon: ‘Finito el libro della Christiana religione colle nuove additioni e agiunta compilate e agiunte pel sopradeto famosissimo philosopho platonicho Marsilio Ficino fiorentino'; these additions do not appear in any Latin redaction of the text.

p6v Ficinus, Marsilius: [Letter addressed to an anonymous friend.] Incipit: ‘[M]arsilio Ficino Florentino auno suo fidatisimo amicho salutem. Se alfaultore diqualche excellente setta . . .’


Imprint: Pisa: Lorenzo and Angelo (Florentini), 2 June 1484. Folio.


Collation: [*2] a–i l–o8 p6 q2.


ISTC: if00151000

GW: GW 9879;

Hain: HR 7074; C 2500;

Goff: Goff F‑151;

BMC: BMC VII 1095;

Proctor: Pr 7276;

Others: Sack, Freiburg, 1445; Sheppard 6034.

LCN: 14382113


Copy number: F-047(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled diced russia; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 285 × 200 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 278 × 190 mm.

On a1r a nineteenth-century initial ‘S' and border are supplied in gold, blue, red, brown, and reserved white.

White label, edged in blue: ‘N 237 A.1.7'.

Provenance: Marchese Francesco Riccardi de Vernaccia (1794(?)-1845); armorial book-plate of c.1830: see Bragaglia III, no. 1806. Count Gustavo Camillo Galletti (1805-1868); book-stamp on [*2r]: ‘Bibl. Gust. C. Galletti Flor.' Baron Horace de Landau (1824-1903); book-plate, of c.1860: monogram ‘HL' doubled, beneath a coronet, and no. ‘4009': see Bragaglia III, no. 2036. Madame Hugo Finaly (†1938). [ ] Finaly (†1945); sale, 1948, lot 50. Purchased in 1949, through Quaritch: see BLR 2,28 (1949), 263, and see Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition held [at the Bodleian Library in 1958 (Oxford, 1958), no. 24.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I49.1484.1.

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