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Bod-Inc: F-059

Fiore di Virtu [Italian]


Analysis of Content

a2r [Fiore di virtù.] Incipit: ‘[P]er retirare alquanto . . .’ See F‑057.

d6r [Colophon.]

d6r ‘Capitoli ouero rubriche'. [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Venice: Hieronymus de Sanctis, 1487. 4°.


Collation: a b8 c d6.

Illustrations: One woodcut; woodcut initials.


ISTC: if00179600

GW: GW 9945;

Hain: H 7106;

Proctor: Pr 5179;

Others: Sander 2720; Sheppard 4278.

LCN: 14381605


Copy number: F-059(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 195 × 136 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 131 mm.

Provenance: Giacomo Soranzo (before 1729–c.1780); on a1r an inscription: ‘1729. Di Giaco[mo] Soranzo'. Pietro-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna (1735-1792); see catalogue (1789), lot 806; printed label; according to the annotated catalogue bought in by van den Bergh for Fl. 2.15, along with other items, the equivalent of £0. 4. 9 according to the exchange rate used by Thomas Payne at this sale. George Spencer-Churchill (1766-1840), 5th Duke of Marlborough; sale (London: Evans, 8 June 1819), lot 1716. Purchased by Heber for £0. 5. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); note ‘Wh[ite] Kn[ights] 1716. [Robert] Triphook July [1819] £5-5'; stamp; see Catalogue, 1 (1834), lot 2768, sold for £0. 3. 6. Acquired between 1835 and 1847; see Catalogus (1843), Appendix, 325.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.53.

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