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Bod-Inc: S-065

Savonarola, Hieronymus

Compendio di rivelazioni [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a1r Savonarola, Hieronymus: Compendio di rivelazioni. Girolamo Savonarola, Compendio di rivelazioni e dialogus de veritate prophetica, ed. A. Crucitti (Rome, [1974]), 3-125; see also A. Crucitti, ‘Il Compendium revelationum del Savonarola: testo italiano e testo latino', Bibliofilia, 74 (1972), 165-77.


Imprint: Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi, 18 Aug. 1495. 4°.

Remarks: Known in three variants: (a) 32 lines on a1r; (b) 33 lines on a1r; (c) 33 lines on a1r, dated ‘1485'.


Collation: a–d8 e–g6 h4.


ISTC: is00179000

Hain: C 5273 (b);

Goff: Goff S‑179;

BMC: BMC VI 674;

Proctor: Pr 6314 (b);

Others: Audin 9 (b); BSB‑Ink S‑122; CIBN S‑80 (b); Giovannozzi 5 (b); Kristeller 390a; Oates 2413 (b), 2414; Rhodes 1568 (b); Scapecchi, Savonarola, no. 5; Sheppard 5222 (b).

LCN: 14075412


Copy number: S-065(1)

Without the copper engraving of the triple crown of the Virgin.

Variant b. Leaf h4r, colophon: ‘ . . . Buonaccorſi | nel'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century paper boards, the spine covered with marbled paper, ‘9' in brown ink in the upper right-hand corner of the upper board.

Size: 191 × 137 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 188 × 130 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and structuring the text, in a contemporary hand, light brown ink.

Provenance: Probably Florence, Servites, SS. Annunziata; the copy which entered Biblioteca Magliabechiana during the Napoleonic period, at the suppression of the monasteries; see Scapecchi, Savonarola, p. xxviii ‘Compendio di rivelazione, Firenze 1495' [extracted from Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Archivio Magliabechiano, 75]. Probably the copy from the Biblioteca Magliabechiana, Florence, disposed of in 1855; see Scapecchi, Savonarola, p. xxxiii ‘Compendio di rivelazioni trad. in it., Firenze 1495, 4o, la prima pagina ha 26 righe [without counting the title]'. Purchased from Charles J. Stewart for £1. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1857), 66.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.80.

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