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Ficinus, Marsilius

Platonica theologia de immortalitate animorum.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] ‘Capitula librorum.’

[*5v] ‘Quedam addita et quedam emendata'.

[*10r] Ficinus, Marsilius: [Letter addressed to] Laurentius de' Medici. Marsile Ficin, Théologie platonicienne de l'immortalité des âmes, ed. Raymond Marcel, 3 vols (Paris, 1964-70), I 35-7; Marsilio Ficino, Platonic Theology, with English translation by Michael J. B. Allen and John Warden and Latin text ed. James Hankins and William Bowen, [5 vols] (Cambridge, Mass., 2001- ), I 8-13.

a1r Ficinus, Marsilius: Platonica theologica de immortalitate animorum. Ficin, Théologie platonicienne, ed. Marcel, I 38-332, II 8-296, III 8-243; Ficino, Platonic Theology, I 14-313, II, with further volumes forthcoming; see Kristeller, Supplementum Ficinianum, I, p. lx, no. e 1.

oo8v [Apology.] Ficin, Théologie platonicienne, ed. Marcel, III 243.


Imprint: Florence: Antonio di Bartolommeo Miscomini, 7 Nov. 1482. Folio and 4°.


Collation: [*] a10 b–z & aa–nn8 oo10.


ISTC: if00157000

GW: GW 9881;

Hain: HC *7075;

Goff: Goff F‑157;

BMC: BMC VI 637;

Proctor: Pr 6143;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑121; Sheppard 5103-4.

LCN: 14382161


Copy number: F-049(1)

Sheets u4.5, gathering x, y1.8, dd3.6, dd4.5, gg2.7 are quarto, the rest folio.

Binding: Parchment, with marbled edges.

Size: 263 × 206 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 257 × 192 mm.

Some early marginal notes.

Provenance: Two copies were purchased one in 1835 for £1. 2. 6: see Books Purchased (1835), 10; the other was bought in 1845 for £0. 4. 6: see Books Purchased (1845), 11; on the evidence of the shelfmark, it would appear that this copy was the one acquired in 1835.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 4.22.

Copy number: F-049(2)

Sheets u4.5, gathering x, y1.8, dd3.6, dd4.5, ee1.8, ff3.6 and gg2.7 are quarto, the rest folio.

Binding: Parchment (Italian).

Size: 291 × 218 × 66 mm.

Size of leaf: 283 × 208 mm.

Early marginal notes, mainly extracting key words. Partial manuscript foliation: 1-51.

Partial rubrication: some epigraphic initials are supplied in red; some capitals touched with red wash. Running book numbers supplied, some in black ink, some in pencil.

Provenance: Philippus Capitolus (sixteenth/seventeenth century); inscription on [*1r]; ‘Philippi Capitoli est'. Indistinct stamp, probably an Austrian eagle, on [*1r]. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1296. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. E 2.3.

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