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Bod-Inc: P-426

Politianus, Angelus

Silva cui titulus Nutricia.


Analysis of Content

a1v Politianus, Angelus: [Letter addressed to] Cardinal Antoniottus Pallavicinus. Dated Florence, 27 May 1491. Maïer I 530 and Angelo Poliziano, Silvae, ed. F. Bausi, Istituto nazionale di studi sul rinascimento, Studi e Testi, 39 (Florence, 1996), 163-4.

a2r Politianus, Angelus: Silva cui titulus Nutricia. Maïer I 531-47 and Bausi 165-254.


Imprint: Florence: Antonio di Bartolommeo di Miscomini, 26 May 1491. 4°.


Collation: a8 b10.


ISTC: ip00898000

Hain: HC *13236;

Goff: Goff P‑898;

BMC: BMC VI 639;

Proctor: Pr 6152;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑668; CIBN P‑548; Sheppard 5112.

LCN: 14086483


Copy number: P-426(1)

Wanting the blank leaf b10.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled azure paper boards, with the title gilt on the upper cover.

Size: 205 × 138 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 134 mm.

On a1r ‘Cosmog. No.' in a humanist hand. A few interlinear notes providing corrections to the text, in the same hand.

Provenance: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘VII.C.d.58': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1 no. 23; not identified in sale catalogues. Purchased for £0. 5. 6; see Books Purchased (1848), 34.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.7.

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