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Bod-Inc: F-058

Fiore di Virtu [Italian]


Analysis of Content

a1v Fiore di virtù. [With rhymed explicit.] Incipit: ‘[P]er recreare alquanto . . .’ See F‑057.

d4r [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Delle uirtu io son chiamato il fiore'; 6 lines of verse, adapted from the 1488 edition.

d4r ‘Capituli ouer rubriche'. [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Venice: Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello, 29 Apr. 1500. 8°.

Remarks: A reprint of GW 9936 (cf. GW).


Collation: a–c8 d4.

Illustrations: 36 woodcuts; woodcut initials.


ISTC: if00186300

GW: GW 9937;

Hain: R 7116;

Proctor: Pr 5251;

Others: Sander 2743; Sheppard 4327-8.

LCN: 14387494


Copy number: F-058(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf with gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 207 × 155 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 148 mm.

Woodcuts and initials partly coloured, possibly in a modern hand; yellow capital strokes.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 97.

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