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Bod-Inc: L-181

Lucidarius [Italian] Lucidario ovvero Dialogo del maestro e del discepolo.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r ‘El prologo del libro del Lucidario.’ Incipit: ‘[M]olte uolte m'ha richiesto el mio discepolo che io gli narrassi . . .’

a2r Lucidarius [Italian]. ‘Lucidario.’ Incipit: ‘Discepolo. [G]lorioso maestro io ti priego che tu mi risponda a quelle cose . . .’ See Innocenti, ‘Storia di un libro', 267.

[*1r] ‘La tauola.’

[*2v] [Note about the work.] Incipit: ‘Nota che doue tu trouerrai questa lettera grande in questo modo . . .’


Imprint: [Florence: Bartolommeo di Libri, c.1487-95]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; BSB‑Ink dates [c.1495].


Collation: a–e8 f6 [*2].

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed b2.

Illustrations: Woodcut on a1r: see Kristeller.


ISTC: il00332640

Goff: Goff H‑336;

BMC: BMC VI 658;

Proctor: Pr 6288;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑332; Kristeller no. 244a; Sander 3433; Sheppard 5158.

LCN: 14461906


Copy number: L-181(1)

Gathering [*], containing the table, is bound after a1.

Binding: Quarter green parchment with green paper boards.

Size: 189 × 133 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 178 × 121 mm.

Provenance: Alessandro, Count Mortara (†1855). Purchased in 1852 from Count Mortara; see Alessandro Mortara, Biblioteca Italica (1852), p. 52.

SHELFMARK: Mortara 817.

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