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Bod-Inc: T-282

Turrecremata, Johannes de

Meditationes seu Contemplationes devotissimae.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] Turrecremata, Johannes de: Meditationes seu Contemplationes devotissimae. ‘Meditationes . . . posite et depicte de ipsius mandato in ecclesie ambitu sancte Merie de Minerua Rome'. Incipit: ‘[O] Admiranda et laudanda tue dispensationis gratia . . .’ Explicit: habere recommissos Without the last chapter. See T‑280; Turrecremata, Meditationes, ed. Zirnbauer, 40 no. 3; Donati, ‘Escorso sulle Meditationes', 30-1; Röll, ‘Beobachtungen zu den Holzschnitten der “Meditationes”  ’, 50.


Imprint: Rome: Ulrich Han, 9 Dec. 1478. 4°.


Collation: [a b10 c10+1].

Types: Type: 125 G.

Leaves: 31 leaves, the last blank.

Line number: 37 lines of text ([a9r]).

Type area: Type area: 229 ×171 mm ([a9r]).

Illustrations: 33 woodcuts.

Remarks: Capital spaces.


ISTC: it00538000

Hain: H *15725;

Goff: Goff T‑538;

Proctor: Pr 3377;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑562; Sander 7405; Sheppard 2690.

LCN: 14800813


Copy number: T-282(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [c11].

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century Italian half green morocco; bound for Boutourlin; green-edged leaves, pink pastedowns; pink silk bookmark.

Size: 275 × 203 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 269 × 200 mm.

Pasted to the front endleaf are three letters regarding the presence of the woodcut of St Dominic in this edition: (1) from Emil Hirsch (bookseller, Munich), dated 8 Apr. 1931; (2) from A. Lardanchet (bookseller, Lyons), dated 5 Oct. 1957; (3) David Rogers' reply to Lardanchet, dated 11 Oct. 1957.

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate and shelfmark no. 226, see Catalogue (1831); purchased at his sale for £4. 0. 0: see sale catalogue (1839), lot 321, and Books Purchased (1840), 31.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.6.

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