Laude devotissime e santissime [Italian].
Analysis of Content
[a2r] [Table of contents.] ‘Capituli'. Laudario Giustinianeo, ed. Francesco Luisi, 2 vols (Venice, 1983), I, 82-3.
[b1r] Justinianus, Leonardus: Laude devotissime e santissime. Laudario Giustinianeo, ed. Luisi, I, 255-357, 358-79, with a discussion of this edition on 81-8. Luisi's modern edition on 255-357 follows the order of MS. Vgr1: this is listed in table 4, col. 9, on 87-90; where there is a dash rather than a number in col. 9, the relevant prayers are printed in the second sequence on 358-79, which contains the specific variants of this incunable edition.
[o6v] [Colophon.] ‘Meum nomen non pono quia me laudare non uolo. Si uultis tantum scire Bertholomeus de Vercellis fuit ille.’
Imprint: Venice: Bartholomaeus Cremonensis [and Bartholomaeus de Carlo Vercellensis, before Dec.] 1474. 4°.
Collation: [a4 b–n8 o6].
Hain: HCR 9479;
BMC: BMC V 210;
Proctor: Pr 4228;
Others: Sheppard 3397.
Copy number: J-289(1)
Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [o6].
Colophon as Reichling; see BMC.
Binding: Nineteenth-century English gold-tooled olive morocco, with silver and red doublures, gilt and gauffered edges, and both covers stamped in gilt with a crest of a double-headed eagle displayed. Bound by J. Mackenzie; name stamped inside the upper cover.
Size: 207 × 140 × 20 mm.
Size of leaf: 199 × 130 mm.
Provenance: David Stuart Ker (1816-1878); sale (London: Christie and Manson, 8 Mar. 1847), lot 576. Purchased for £4. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1847), 19.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.80.
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