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Petrarca, Francesco

Historia Griseldis [German] Griseldis (trans. Heinrich Steinhöwel).


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Petrarca, Francesco [pseudo-; Boccaccio, Giovanni]: Griseldis. ‘Epistel . . . von grosser staetikait ainer frowen Grisel gehaissen'. A German translation from Petrarca's Latin translation of Boccaccio's Decameron X,10 by Heinrich Steinhöwel. See Hess, Steinhöwels ‘Griseldis’, 140 gz1; Hirsch, ‘Petrarca's “Griseldis”  ’, 59 no. G. 1*; VL VII 486-7; on the translation see also VL IX 258-78, at 264-6; on the fortunes of Petrarch in Germany see A. Karnein, ‘Petrarca in Deutschland. Zur Rezeption seiner lateinischen Werke im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert', in Idee, Gestalt, Geschichte. Festschrift Klaus von See, ed. G. W. Weber (Odense, 1989), 159-86, at 178-80.


Imprint: Augsburg: Günther Zainer, 1471. Folio.


Collation: [a10].

Types: Type: 118 G.

Leaves: 10 leaves, [a1] blank.

Line number: 35 lines ([a3r]).

Type area: Type area: 207 ×124 mm ([a3r]).


ISTC: ip00402850

Hain: H 12817;

Proctor: Pr 1528;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑270; C. F. Bühler, ‘The Fifteenth-century Editions of Petrarch's Historia Griseldis in Steinhöwel's German Translation', Library Quarterly, 15 (1945), 231-6, at 231 I, repr. in Early Books and Manuscripts (New York, 1973), 81-8, at 82 I; CIBN P‑157; Sheppard 1124.

LCN: 14496274


Copy number: P-166(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper boards.

Size: 297 × 219 × 4 mm.

Size of leaf: 292 × 208 mm.

On [a2r] an initial is supplied in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from Royal Library, Munich; stamp on [a2r] and [a10v]: ‘Bibliotheca Regia Monacensis'; ‘Inc. 74' in pencil on [a1r]. Purchased for £2. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 84.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 3.14.

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