Historia Florentina [Italian] Historia Florentina (trans. Jacopo di Poggio).
Analysis of Content
a1r Poggio, Jacopo Di: ‘Prohemio' [dedicated to] Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino. Incipit: ‘[N]arrano gli scriptori invictissimo principe che Alexandro magno figliuolo di Philippo . . .’
a3r Poggius Florentinus: Historia Florentina. Translated into Italian by Jacopo di Poggio. Incipit: ‘[A]vendo ascrivere quelle gverre le quali el popolo fiorentino . . .’ Explicit: inspesa inextimabile For the use of New Haven, Conn., Yale University Library, MS. 321 as printer's copy, see Ford, ‘Author's Autograph', no. 14.
Imprint: Venice: Jacobus Rubeus, 8 Mar. 1476. Folio.
Collation: a10 b c8 d–h10 i k6 l m10 n8.
Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *13172;
Goff: Goff P‑873;
BMC: BMC V 215;
Proctor: Pr 4243;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑789; CIBN P‑531; Rhodes 432; Sheppard 3422. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II.
Copy number: P-417(1)
Bound with B‑575; see there for details of binding and provenance.
Size of leaf: 328 × 212 mm.
Gathering g appears to be made up and now contains 12 leaves: leaf 1 = g1 inserted from another copy, leaf 2 reprint of g5, leaves 3-10 = g2-9, leaf 11 reprint of g6, leaf 12 = g10 inserted from another copy. In this copy the text is enclosed in brown rules, with the exception of the two inserted leaves, the first being smaller in size and with no ruling, the second also smaller but with red rules.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 4.8(2).
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