Uberti, Fazio Degli
Analysis of Content
a1r Uberti, Fazio Degli: Dittamondo. Incipit: ‘[S]on per tractar gliafanni chio sofersi nel mio luongo chamin . . .’ Explicit: el dragho el riconforta Fazio degli Uberti, Il dittamondo, ed. V. Monti (Milan, 1826).
o4v [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Facio mi chiamo de gliuberti intendi | naqui soprarno che Firenza honora'; 16 lines of verse.
Imprint: Vicenza: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, [Nov.] 1474. Folio.
Remarks: The colophon reads ‘un mese in ver natale'; regarding the correct reading see BMC VII p. lxii (note).
Collation: a–m8 n6 o4.
Hain: HC 15906;
Goff: Goff U‑53;
BMC: BMC VII 1030;
Proctor: Pr 7119;
Others: CIBN U‑18; Sheppard 5884.
Copy number: U-007(1)
Leaf f5r, last word: ‘strigido' for frigido, corrected in some copies.
Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled green morocco, with gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.
Size: 299 × 210 × 25 mm.
Size of leaf: 294 × 195 mm.
Occasional marginal annotations, mainly extracting key words, in a contemporary Italian humanist hand in light brown ink; also manuscript foliation: 1-101.
On a1r a three-line initial ‘S' is supplied in red on a square gold ground edged in blue. On the same leaf a foliate and floral border is supplied in various colours and gold dots. Elsewhere initials are supplied in blue.
Provenance: Unidentified coat of arms pasted onto the last page: or, a goat sable saliant on a mount of the same; the arms are surrounded by the same kind of foliate and floral decoration found on a1r. Carlo Tommaso Strozzi (1666- after 1720); inscription on a1r: ‘Della Libreria di Carlo Tommaso del Senatore Alessandro Strozzi'. A copy was purchased from Payne and Foss for £7. 7. 0; see Library Bills (1827), no. 95, but returned; this copy was acquired for £4. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 31 [not the Boutourlin copy, which was bound in red morocco].
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.50.
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