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Bod-Inc: P-001

Paganellus Prignanus, Bartholomaeus

De imperio Cupidinis.


Analysis of Content

a1v P[aganellus] Prignanus, B[artholomaeus]: ‘Epigramma' [addressed to the books]. Incipit: ‘Ibitis inculti? Celsas ne audebitis aulas | Intrare? Aut doctas peruolitare manus?'; 16 lines of verse.

a2r [Summary of the contents of the three books.] Incipit: ‘Quanquam opus hoc de imperio Cupidinis inscribitur non tamen . . .’ Explicit: maculis inficiant

a3r Paganellus Prignanus, Bartholomaeus: De imperio Cupidinis [addressed to] Alfonsus I d'Este, 3rd Duke of Ferrara and Modena. Incipit: ‘[I]mperium et uires et saeua Cupidinis arma | Miraque sopito pectore uisa canam'; elegiac distichs.

g4r [Paganellus Prignanus, Bartholomaeus: Verse addressed to the reader, asking forgiveness for errors.] ‘Si quid in his libris errassem, candide lector | Da ueniam ignauus pectore somnus erat'; 1 elegiac distich.


Imprint: Modena: Dominicus Rocociolus, 23 May 1492. 4°.

Remarks: Erroneously entered in H under Paiellus. Pr dates to 1498.


Collation: a–f8 g4.


ISTC: ip00006000

Hain: H *12267; C 4579;

Goff: Goff P‑6;

BMC: BMC VII 1063;

Proctor: Pr 7202;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑3; CIBN P‑3; Hillard 1507; Oates 2694; Rhodes 1296; Sheppard 5972.

LCN: 14444342


Copy number: P-001(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled brown morocco with gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 212 × 152 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 140 mm.

A key word has been extracted on e7r.

Provenance: Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1844), 38; the price is also noted in pencil on the front endleaf.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.61.

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