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Bod-Inc: P-407

Poggio, Jacopo Di

Sopra il Trionfo della fama di messer Francesco Petrarcha [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a2r Poggio, Jacopo Di: Sopra il Trionfo della fama di messer Francesco Petrarcha. ‘Prohemio' [addressed to] Lorenzo de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[C]ommune e opinione magnifico Lorenzo gli huomini antichi essere prudenti et sauii . . .’ Explicit: gouernatore

a4r [Petrarca, Francesco: Trionfo della fama Ia.] Incipit: ‘[N]el cor pien damarissima dolceza | Risonauano ancor gliultimi accenti'; 24 lines of verse. ed. Pacca and Paolino, 555-58, verses 1-24.

a4v Poggio, Jacopo Di: Sopra il Trionfo della fama di messer Francesco Petrarcha [dedicated to] Lorenzo de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[E]l populo Romano superiore per le sue singulari et immense uirtu . . .’ Explicit: beniuolentia inaudita de suoi popoli Verses 25-163 of the Trionfo della fama Ia (pp. 558-588 of the critical edition) alternating with the text of the commentary.


Imprint: Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi, for Alessandro Varrochi, 24 Jan. 1485/6. 4°.


Collation: a–p8 q6.


ISTC: ip00852000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *13168 = H 12789;

Goff: Goff P‑852;

BMC: BMC VI 670;

Proctor: Pr 6307;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑771; CIBN P‑195; Fiske p. 78; Sheppard 5211.

LCN: 14089190


Copy number: P-407(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century Italian gold-tooled red morocco, bound for Boutourlin, with light green-edged leaves and pastedowns.

Size: 208 × 145 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 128 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words with reference to geographical provenances, in an early hand.

Provenance: Antonio di Niccolò, cartolaio (Florentine, fifteenth-century?); inscription on front endleaf: ‘Della fama e d'Antonio di Niccolo Cartolaio' and on rear endleaf: ‘To della fama'. Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate and shelfmark no. 366; see Catalogue (1831); purchased at his sale for £3. 0. 0: see sale catalogue (1839), lot 1242, and Books Purchased (1840), 25.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.40.

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