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Bod-Inc: P-540

Pulci, Luca

Il Driadeo [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title and woodcut.]

a1r Pulci, Luca: [Preface addressed to] Lorenzo de' Medici, il Magnifico. Incipit: ‘[A]lcuna uolta pensando o prestantissimo Laurentio . . . Lauro mio alsuon . . .’ Explicit: in tenebre ambulo

a1r Pulci, Luca: Il Driadeo. Incipit: ‘[E]xcelso Olimpo o bel fiume de Xantho | per cui lagreca et lausonia li ra'; terza rima. The work is divided into four parts, each introduced by an ‘argumento'. The first ‘argumento' calls the author ‘Luigio Pulci'. Luca Pulci, Il Driadeo d'amore, ed. P. E. Giudici (Lanciano, 1916).


Imprint: [Florence: Bartolommeo di Libri?, c.1510?]. 4°.


Collation: a4 b c8 d4.

Types: Type: 77 R.

Leaves: 24 leaves.

Line number: 22 lines (a1v).

Type area: Type area: 166 ×121 mm (a1v).

Illustrations: Woodcut; woodcut initials and lombards.


ISTC: ip01112800

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: Kristeller 341a; Sander 6000; Sheppard 5183; Short-title Catalogue of Books Printed in Italy and of Italian Books Printed in Other Countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum (London, 1958), p. 544.

LCN: 14061967


Copy number: P-540(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled (fillets only) half brown morocco over brown cloth. Marbled pastedowns.

Size: 208 × 143 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 133 mm.

Provenance: Alessandro, Count Mortara (†1855). Purchased from Count Mortara; see Alessandro Mortara, Biblioteca Italica, 1852, p. 69.

SHELFMARK: Mortara 797.

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