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Bod-Inc: S-082

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 1498'. Incipit: ‘[I]nfelice a me abandonato dallo adiuto di ciascuno . . .’ A line from the psalm, in Latin, alternates with the commentary, in Italian. The exposition is dated 1499. See S‑081.

c9v Savonarola, Hieronymus: Oratione. Incipit: ‘Signore io so che tu se quel uero Dio creator . . .’ Delivered on 23 May 1498.

c10r [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: Bartolommeo di Libri], 1499. 4°.


Collation: a b8 c10.

Illustrations: Woodcut and woodcut initial.


ISTC: is00217000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) R 14431;

Goff: Goff S‑217;

BMC: BMC VI 654;

Proctor: Pr 6233;

Others: Audin 144; BSB‑Ink S‑142; CIBN S‑103; Giovannozzi 103; Kristeller 387; Oates 2377-8; Rhodes 1578; Sander 6785; Scapecchi, Savonarola, no. 103; Sheppard 5146.

LCN: 14074409


Copy number: S-082(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century azure paper boards.

Size: 194 × 132 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 189 × 130 mm.

Manuscript foliation in brown ink: 1-26.

Provenance: Probably the copy from the Biblioteca Magliabechiana, Florence, disposed of in 1855; see Scapecchi, Savonarola, p. xxxiv ‘Esposizione del salmo Miserere, quando era in prigione nel maggio 1498, cc. 26 in 4o con una vignetta'. Purchased from Charles J. Stewart for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1857), 66.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.67.

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