Pamphilus de Amore
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[a2r] Pamphilus de amore. ‘Panphilus de amore’ Incipit: [V]ulneror et clausum fero sub pectore thelum | Crescit et adsidue plaga dolorque mihi ... [b7v] Explicit: ‘... Per me faelices estote mei memores.’ ‘Explicit amorem per tractus Panphyli codex.’ Becker, Pamphilus, 211-313, with this edition recorded at 127, no. 7 (assigned to [Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1474-84]); see Walther, Initia, 20868.
Imprint: [Italy: n. pr., c.1475-80]. 8°.
Secundo folio: Panphilus de amore
Remarks: As assigned and dated by BMC and Sheppard; CIBN dates [c.1480]; Pr assigns to [Poitiers: Printer of the Livre des Prêtres]; not 4o as CIBN; ISTC assigns to [Ferrara: Andreas Belfortis, Gallus, c.1485-9], quoting BSB‑Ink G‑412, although this reference does not provide supporting evidence.
Collation: [a10 b8].
Leaves: 18 ll. [the first and the last blank].
Hain: [Not H]C 12293;
BMC: BMC VII 1125, XII 82;
Proctor: Pr 8755;
Others: CIBN P‑11; Sheppard 6067.
Copy number: P-006(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century mottled calf, with a single gold fillet on each cover; gold-tooled spine, red-edged leaves, and marbled pastedowns.
Size: 206 × 128 × 9 mm.
Size of leaf: 200 × 122 mm.
Occasional early manuscript corrections on [a2]. Bibliographical notes by Douce on the recto of the front endleaf.
Provenance: George Mason (1735-1806). Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate; purchased at the first Mason sale in 1798 (London: Leigh & Sotheby, 24 Jan. 1798), lot 130 (ex informatione John Goldfinch). Bequeathed in 1834.
SHELFMARK: Douce P 179.
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