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a2r Landinus, Cristophorus: Disputationes Camaldulenses [addressed to] Federicus de Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino. Cristoforo Landino, Disputationes Camaldulenses, ed. Peter Lohe (Florence, 1980), 3-262, with this edition as witness ‘a.’
Imprint: [Florence: Nicolaus Laurentii, Alamanus, c.1480]. 4°.
Remarks: Dated by CIBN.
Collation: a–e8 f6 g8 [G4] aa bb8 cc dd6 ee8 gg2 ff8 i l6 [L2] h (ii,iii)6 [m2].
Remarks: Leaf a1 unsigned, a2 signed ai, etc.; a8 signed bi.
Hain: HCR 9852;
Goff: Goff L‑37;
BMC: BMC VI 627;
Proctor: Pr 6119;
Others: CIBN L‑32; Hillard 1188; Rhodes 1075; Sheppard 5060.
Copy number: L-029(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [m2].
Leaf a1 damaged and repaired.
Binding: Eighteenth-century English (`Britannia' watermark on the front endleaf) gold-tooled russia; marbled pastedowns; decorated edges.
Size: 278 × 202 × 46 mm.
Size of leaf: 270 × 182 mm.
On h1r a cropped manuscript note by Angelo Maria Bandini.
Provenance: Ownership inscription cut out from a1. Angelo Maria Bandini (1726-1803); cropped signed note on h1r (see above). R. Wilkinson (†by Apr. 1797); engraved monogram ‘R W' on the verso of the front endleaf; see Rogers, ‘Wilkinson', no. 10; Howe, Book Plates, 32796; sale (London: Sotheby's, 3 Apr. 1797), lot 870; marked down to [Edward] Knight (1734-1812) for £0. 11. 0; sale (London: R. H. Evans, 4 May 1821), lot 2055; purchased by Thomas Thorpe. Purchased by Heber for £0. 18. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); a note in his hand written on the ‘R W' book-plate: ‘Thorpe, May 1821. Bt. by T. at Mr Knight's sale'; see Catalogue, 5 (1835), lot 2585, sold for £0. 12. 0. A[ ] W[ ], 1837; a bibliographical note written on the ‘R W' monogram (see above), signed with a monogram. A bookseller's note on the verso of the front endleaf: ‘Coll. and perf.: F. C. B. 20 Apr. 1860'. Quaritch, catalogue 820 (1961), no. 77; unsigned note [by David Rogers] on the verso of the front endleaf. Purchased from Quaritch in 1961.
SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I9.1.
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