[Dialogi qui Charon et Antonius inscribuntur].

Pontano, Giovanni Gioviano, 1426-1503.
Other Title:
Caption title (leaf a2r): Ioannis Iouiani Pontani Dialogus qui Charon inscribitur
Ioannis Ioviani Pontani Dialogvs qvi Charon inscribitvr
Caption title (leaf f1r): Ioannis Iouiani Pontani Dialogus qui Antonius inscribitur
Ioannis Ioviani Pontani Dialogvs qvi Antonivs inscribitvr
[Naples] : Impressus per Mathiam Morauum, Anno MCCCCLXXXXI ultima die Ianuarii [31 Jan. 1491]
[106] leaves (the first and last leaves blanks) ; 22 cm. (4to)
rure amse t:ci teQue (C) 1491 (R)
Dialogues, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Early works to 1800.
Incunabula -- Italy -- Naples -- 1491.
Place of Publication:
Italy Naples.
Title from Goff.
Place of printing from ISTC; printer's name and imprint date from colophon on leaf n9r, which reads: Ioannis Iouiani Pontani Dialogus qui Antonius inscribitur finit feliciter impressus per Mathiam Morauum Anno. M.CCCC.LXXXXI. ultima die Ianuarii.
Median quarto. Leaf a2v: 25 lines; area of text: 129 x 86 mm. Initial spaces. With signatures; without foliation or catchwords.
Signatures: a-m⁸ n¹⁰ (leaves a1 and n10 blanks).
Local notes:
Leaf size: 210 x 164 mm.
Penn Libraries copy without rubrication.
Penn Libraries copy has some ms. underlines and marginal marks in brown ink in text; ms. inscription, struck through and effaced, on leaf n9r.
Purchased for the Penn Libraries in 1953.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full early blind-tooled suede (boards worn and yellowed); remains of ties (2 pair at fore-edge and 1 pair each at head and tail edges); 3 raised, blind tooled bands on spine; blind-tooled spine panels; ms. paper label on left board ("Joan: Jouiani Pontan").
Penn Libraries copy imperfect: leaf a10 (blank) wanting.
Penn Chronology:
1491 (31 Jan.)
Cited in:
Goff P-917
BM 15th cent. VI, p. 865 (IA.29445)
GW M34893
BN cat. des incun. P-565
BSB-Ink. P-694
ISTC ip00917000
Moravo, Mattia, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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