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Bod-Inc: F-057

Fiore Di Virtu [Italian]


Analysis of Content

a1r Fiore di virtù. [With rhymed explicit.] Incipit: ‘[P]er ritrarre alquanto . . .’ See Curt F. Bühler, ‘Studies in the Early Editions of the Fiore di virtù’, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 49 (1955), 315-39; idem, ‘The Text of the Incunable IA.46385 in the British Museum and Notes on some Related Works', in Essays in Honour of Victor Scholderer, ed. Dennis E. Rhodes (Mainz, 1970), 120-7; Paul Grendler, ‘Form and Function in Italian Renaissance Popular Books', Renaissance Quarterly, 46 (1993), 451-85, at 454-61; L. Gerulaitis, Printing and Publishing in Fifteenth Century Venice (Chicago, 1976), 119-25.

g5v [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Delle uirtu io son chiamato il fiore'; 6 lines of verse.

g6r ‘Capitoli o uero rubriche'. [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi and Antonius Francisci, 31 Oct. 1488. 4°.


Collation: a–f8 g6.


ISTC: if00180000

GW: GW 9923;

Hain: H 7107 = HCR 7108;

Goff: Goff F‑180;

BMC: BMC VI 671;

Proctor: Pr 6346;

Others: Sheppard 5216.

LCN: 14387416


Copy number: F-057(1)

Bound with D‑081; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 193 × 118 mm.

Early marginal notes. Manuscript foliation 142-94.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.32(2).

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