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Bod-Inc: S-081

Savonarola, Hieronymus

Expositio in Psalmum L Miserere mei Deus [Italian] Expositione sopra il salmo L Miserere mei Deus.


Analysis of Content

a1r Savonarola, Hieronymus: Expositione sopra il salmo L Miserere mei Deus. ‘Expositione . . . sopra el psalmo L Miserere mei Deus: quando era in prigione del(!) mese di maggio M.cccc.lxxxxviii'. Incipit: ‘[I]nfelice a me abandonato dallo adiuto di ciascuno . . .’ A line from the psalm, in Latin, alternates with the commentary, in Italian. Guida spirituale. III. Spiritualità cristiana, ed. PP. Ibertis and Odetto (Turin, 1952), 181-220.

b6v Savonarola, Hieronymus: Oratione. Incipit: ‘Signore io so che tu se quel uero Dio creatore . . .’ Delivered on 23 May 1498.

b6v [Translation into Italian of Ps 1 ‘Beatus vir'. Translated by Hieronymus Savonarola.] Incipit: ‘Beato l'huomo che non e ito drieto al consiglio degl'impii . . .’


Imprint: [Florence: Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri, c.1500]. 4°.

Remarks: GW identifies the printers with Morgiani and Petri, but this is rejected by IGI, which assigns to [Printer of the Caccia di Belfiore, c.1500].


Collation: a8 b6.


ISTC: is00216000

Hain: HR 14428 = HC 14429?; R 1386; C 5295;

Goff: Goff S‑216;

Proctor: Pr 6305;

Others: Audin 145; BSB‑Ink S‑141; CIBN S‑104; IGI 8737; Oates 2447; Rhodes 1577; Scapecchi, Savonarola, no. 104; Sheppard 5278.

LCN: 14074492


Copy number: S-081(1)

Wanting the blank leaf b6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter calf over marbled pasteboards.

Size: 215 × 140 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 209 × 135 mm.

‘Quinto' in an early hand, brown ink, on the upper margin of the front pastedown.

Provenance: Edward Henry Charles James Fox-Strangways, 7th Earl of Ilchester (1905-1964); armorial book-plate: Fox impaling Coventry; motto: ‘Faire sans dire' (Howe, Book Plates, 11133); ‘Pr Ro | 28 c 13' in blue crayon on the sides of the book-plate; below ‘Holland House' (Lord Ilchester's London home) in brown ink; sale (1963), lot 102. Purchased at Ilchester sale; see ‘Notable Accessions: Printed Books', BLR 7,4 (1964), 221.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I9.9.

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