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Bod-Inc: P-170

Petrarca, Francesco

De remediis utriusque fortunae (ed. Nicolaus Lucarus).


Analysis of Content

[*2r] [List of contents.]

a1r Lucarus Cremonensis, Nicolaus: [Letter addressed to] Marchisinus Stangha. Incipit: ‘Nouas merces uectigali non minus publico quam priuato conducturas . . .’

a3r Petrarca, Francesco: De remediis utriusque fortunae [dedicated to] Azo [Corrigius]. Edited by Nicolaus Lucarus Cremonensis. Petrarcha, Opera (1554), 1-254.


Imprint: Cremona: Bernardinus de Misintis and Caesar Parmensis, 17 Nov. 1492. Folio.


Collation: [*4] a–b8 c–z A B6 C8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initial.


ISTC: ip00409000

Hain: HC *12793;

Goff: Goff P‑409;


Proctor: Pr 6927;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑264; CIBN P‑164; Fiske, p.13; Oates 2602-3; Rhodes 1361; Sheppard 5716-18.

LCN: 13035448, 14496363


Copy number: P-170(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [*1].

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century parchment, with the title gold-tooled within a square label (tooled at the edges) at the head of the spine.

Size: 328 × 220 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 318 × 213 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and ‘nota' marks, in a humanist hand in brown ink.

Provenance: A partially erased stamp of a Camaldolese house on [*2r]. Captain Montagu Montagu (1787-1863); List of Manuscripts . . . the Bequest of the late Captain Montagu, R. N. to the Bodleian Library (Oxford, 1864), 28. Bequeathed in 1863.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: ‘olim 369'.

SHELFMARK: Montagu fol. 3.

Copy number: P-170(2)

Binding: Seventeenth-century blind-tooled pigskin over pasteboards, with remains of leather ties. Manuscript title at head of the spine and on the upper cover.

Size: 294 × 210 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 197 mm.

Provenance: Munich, Royal Library; armorial book-plate: ‘Ex Electorali Bibliotheca Sereniss. Vtriusque Bavariae Ducum'; see Warnecke 1376; duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘N = 503 Inc. Typ.' in brown ink, ‘6026' in pencil, and ‘Dupl' in pencil on front endleaf. Purchased from Munich via Thomas Rodd for Fl. 11, i.e. £1. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 28, described as ‘Petrarcha, (Franc.) de remediis utrisque fortunæ. 4to. s. l. et. a.’

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.30.

Copy number: P-170(3)

Bound with:
1. Aulus Gellius, Noctes Atticae. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 1503.

Wanting the blank leaf [*1].

Binding: Eighteenth-century blind-tooled mottled brown calf, the spine gold-tooled; green-edged leaves.

Size: 307 × 215 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 300 × 203 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and correcting the text, in a humanist hand in brown ink.

Provenance: Purchased from H. F. Münster of Verona in 1884; unsigned note by Falconer Madan on the front pastedown.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 3.34(2).

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