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Bod-Inc: G-004

Gafurius, Franchinus

Theorica musicae.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1v] [Corrigenda.]

[*2r] ‘Capitula.’

[*3v] Gafurius, Franchinus: [Letter addressed to] Ludovicus Maria Sforza. Incipit: ‘[Q]uorum magis sententiae accedere debeam maxime aeui tui, rector Lodouice Sphortia . . .’ Explicit: acceperit dignus habeatur. Vale Saxius 503-4.

[*4v] [Verse, addressed to] the reader. Incipit: ‘Quisquis ades cuius digitis dictata teruntur | Nostra bonus quisquam si tamen ista terit'; 9 elegiac distichs.

a1r Gafurius, Franchinus: Theorica musicae. Incipit: ‘[D]iuturni studii lectione depraehendi musices . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 440.

k5r Curtius, Lancinus: ‘Carmen.’ Incipit: ‘[D]icamus numeris Therpsicore genus | Diuum quae modulos pyeri corrigis'; poem in lesser Asclepiads.


Imprint: Milan: Philippus de Mantegatiis, Cassanus, for Johannes Petrus de Lomatio, 15 Dec. 1492. Folio.


Collation: [*4] a8 b–i6 k8.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ig00006000

GW: GW 10437;

Hain: HCR 7406 = H 7405;

Goff: Goff G‑6;

BMC: BMC VI 785, XII 55;

Proctor: Pr 6055;

Others: Duggan 206, no. 15; Oates 2319-20; Sander 2982; Sheppard 5026.

LCN: 14831424


Copy number: G-004(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century half maroon morocco, bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 290 × 206 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 191 mm.

Some early marginal annotations.

Provenance: Domenico Quilici (fifteenth/sixteenth century?); inscription on [*1r]: ‘Domenico Quilici'. Lucca, Tuscany, Carthusians, Spiritus Sanctus; inscriptions on [*1r]: ‘Cartusie Luce' and ‘Domus Luce', on b3r: ‘Lucane Cartusie.’ Purchased on 29 June 1888 from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 190, no. 427, for 225 Marks; see Library Bills (1888).

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 1.31.

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