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Bod-Inc: V-141

Vineis, Raimundus de

Legenda Sanctae Catharinae Senensis [Italian] Vita di S. Caterina da Siena.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Vineis, Raimundus de: Vita di S. Caterina da Siena. ‘Prolago'. Incipit: ‘[L]'aquila spirituale la quale volo in fino alla sumita del cielo di sopra . . . Io uidi uno angelo descendere di cielo . . .’ This prologue contains passages translated from Apc 20-22.

[a8v] Vineis, Raimundus de: Vita di S. Caterina da Siena. ‘Secundo prolago'. Incipit: ‘[D]ixe Dauid figliuolo d'Isay dise l'uomo che perfectamente acui fu promesso . . .’

[b1v] ‘L'ordine de capitoli'.

[b2r] Vineis, Raimundus de: Vita di S. Caterina da Siena. [Translated by Neri Pagliaresi and by an anonymous writer from Piacenza.] Incipit: ‘[N]ella cipta di Siena della prouincia di Toschana . . .’ See J. Jungmayr, ‘Die Legenda Maior (Vita Catherinae Senensis) des Raimund von Capua in Italien und Deutschland', in Der Buchstab tödt - der Geist macht lebendig. Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Hans-Gert Roloff, ed. J. Hardin and J. Jungmayr, 2 vols (Bern, 1992), I 223-59, at 226-7.

[f6r] ‘La tauola de capitoli' [second part].


Imprint: Florence: Apud Sanctum Jacobum de Ripoli, 24 Mar. 1477. 4°.


Collation: [a–u8].


ISTC: iv00295800

Hain: HR 4695;

BMC: BMC VI 620;

Proctor: Pr 6094;

Others: CIBN R‑21; Sheppard 5068.

LCN: 14766279


Copy number: V-141(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [u8]. Leaves [b1] and [b3] made up.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter green morocco over marbled pasteboards, the spine gold-tooled.

Size: 238 × 174 × 38 mm.

Size of leaf: 228 × 165 mm.

Carefully corrected throughout, punctuation marked, signatures (partially visible), catchwords, foliation: 1-159, extraction of key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands in a contemporary Italian hand in brown ink, probably from St Mark, Florence.

Principal initials are supplied in blue or red with reserved white decoration and occasionally with red pen-work decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Florence, Dominicans, S. Marcus; inscription on [b2r]: ‘Conuentus fratrum sancti Marci de Florentia ordinis Predicatorum'. ‘H. J. Feb[ruar]y. 20/[18]33'. Purchased for £7. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 11.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.41.

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