Incominciano Le uite de Pontefici et imperadori Romani
- Incominciano Le uite de Pontefici et imperadori Romani
- Alternative Title:
- Vita dei Pontefici e Imperatori Romani
- Lisa Unger Baskin Collection (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
Incunabula short title catalogue, ip00420000 http://data.cerl.org/istc/ip00420000
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, P-420
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, 12809
Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, page 87
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, volume VI, page 623
Rubenstein Library copy 1: Full parchment over boards.
Rubenstein Library copy 2: Decorative paper over limp boards.
Wrongly ascribed to Petrarch. Consult Incunabula short title catalogue.
Title from caption on leaf .
Imprint from colophon.
Date in Goff: 1478/1479 [not after 3 Feb]. BMC notes, "On 97a [leaf r1r] the text attributed to Petrarch ends with a note on Pope Gregory XI and is followed by the anonymous supplement which begins with Pope Urban VI, 1378. The last section of text begins 'Sixto papa .iiii. del cui pontificato siamo alseptimo anno ... '; the seventh year of the reign of Sixtus IV expired 10 August. The edition was apparently ready on 3 February, 1478/9."
Signatures: [pi]² a-b⁸ c-h⁶ I⁶ l-q⁶ r⁸ [$3 (+abr4) signed]; 104 leaves, unnumbered ([pi]1r and leaf r8 blank).
Type 104R; 34(33-36) lines. Capital spaces with guide letters.
Colophon (leaf r7v): FINISCONO Le uite de Pontefici & imperadori Romani Da Messere Franciesco Petrarca in sino a suoi tempi composte. Dipoi con Diligenzia & breuita seghuitate infino nellanno M.CCCC.LXX.VIII. Impressum Florentiae. Apud Sanctum Iacobum de Ripoli anno domini M.CCCC.LXX.VIII.
Includes index of names, leaves [pi]1v-[pi]2v (lacking in some copies).
Entry on Pope Joan appears on leaf .
Rubenstein Library copy 1: Lacks index of names and blank leaf at end.
Source of acquisition: Gift; Rubenstein Library copy 1: Lisa Unger Baskin;
Ownership history: Rubenstein Library copy 1: Rubricated in blue and red ink.
Ownership history: Rubenstein Library copy 1: Acquired as part of the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library).
Ownership history: Rubenstein Library copy 1: Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
Ownership history: Rubenstein Library copy 1: Acquired with support from Christine Moog.
Ownership history: Rubenstein Library copy 1: On loan from: Lisa Unger Baskin.
Action note: Cataloged 2016 Rubenstein Library copy 1: Cataloging completed with funds provided by Claire Foerster and Daniel Bernstein;
- folios (leaves)
- Impressum Florentiae : Apud Sanctum Iacobum de Ripoli, anno domini MCCCCLXXVIII [1478, that is, between 11 August 1478 and 3 February 1479]
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