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Bod-Inc: L-056


Leggenda di Lazzaro, Marta e Maddalena [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Leggenda di Lazzaro, Marta e Maddalena. Incipit: ‘Nel tempo che Octauiano imperatore regnaua fu in Hierusalem uno barone e grande maestro . . .’

h7r [Verse about Martha.] ‘Martha. Virgo.’ Incipit: ‘Di gloriosa Martha con quanto ardore | Miraui con el tuo sposo Christo hospite caro'; 54 lines of verse.

h8r ‘Oratione della immaculata Martha uergine gloriosa.’ Incipit: ‘O gloriosa sancta e immaculata uegine(!) Martha hospita cara e sposa dilecta . . .’


Imprint: [Florence: Bartolommeo di Libri, c.1495]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink; Sheppard dates [1487-95].


Collation: a–h8.

Illustrations: Woodcuts: see Kristeller.


ISTC: il00110000

Hain: H *9965;

Goff: Goff L‑110;

BMC: BMC VI 656;

Proctor: Pr 6256;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑88; Kristeller no. 250b; Sander 4113; Sheppard 5160.

LCN: 14450075


Copy number: L-056(1)

Leaf a1 has been backed and is bound in reverse. Sheet d2.7 misbound after d4. The other tracts noted in the Pinelli catalogue as forming part of this volume have since been removed.

Binding: Parchment.

Size: 212 × 152 × 27 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 138 mm.

Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), part of IV no. 137; sale (1789), lot 841, for £0. 12. 0. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 107.

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