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Bod-Inc: L-044

Latini, Brunetto

Il tesoro [Italian].


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Table of contents.] ‘La tauola.’

[b1r] Latini, Brunetto: Il tesoro [Italian. Translated by Bono Giamboni.] Brunetto Latini, Il Tresoro, trans. Bono Giamboni, ed. P. Chabaille and Luigi Gaiter, 4 vols (Bologna, 1878-83).

[o7v] [Register.]

[o8r] [Colophon.]

[o8v] [Verse, ending with praise for the printer.] ‘Risposta di Dante a ser Brunetto Latino ritrouado da lui nel quintodecimo canto del suo Inferno.’ Incipit: ‘Di leticia e dolor tutto comosso | Partiami rimembrando o ser Brunetto'; terza rima. See note in BMC.


Imprint: Treviso: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 16 Dec. 1474. Folio.


Collation: [a6 b–f10 g–k8 l–n10 o8].


ISTC: il00070000

Hain: HCR 4009;

Goff: Goff L‑70;

BMC: BMC VI 884;

Proctor: Pr 6459;

Others: CIBN L‑52; Hillard 1195; Rhodes, Treviso, no. 9; Sheppard 5490.

LCN: 14450029


Copy number: L-044(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a6].

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, with gold-tooled spine and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 342 × 244 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 332 × 229 mm.

Occasional ‘nota' marks, and underlining in the text in red ink.

Provenance: George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); sale (1821), lot 56. Richard Heber (1773-1833); purchased at Spencer sale for £8. 12. 0; note on the recto of the front endleaf: ‘March 1821 Spencer Dupl. S. by Evans 8-12-0'; see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 845, sold for £3. 10. 0. Purchased for £5. 2. 6; see Books Purchased (1849), 29.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.28.

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