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Questa e la confessione de Aloigii de Pulcis M.V. Fiorentino.

Author/Creator:
Pulci, Luigi, 1432-1484.
Other Title:
Goff title: Questa e la confessione
Title from explicit: Confessione de Aloigii de Pulcis
Publication:
[Venice : Damianus de Mediolano, de Gorgonzola?, ca. 1494]
Format/Description:
Book
[6] leaves ; 21 cm. (4to)
Fingerprint:
soie sero sero caro (C) 1494 (Q)
Subjects:
Latin poetry, Medieval and modern -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Incunabula -- Italy -- Venice -- 1494.
Place of Publication:
Italy Venice.
Notes:
Title from caption on leaf [a]1r.
Imprint from ISTC.
Chancery quarto. Leaf [a]2r: 29 lines; area of text: 160 x 72 mm. Printed initial (leaf [a]1r). Without signatures, foliation or catchwords. Rubrication not called for.
Signatures: [a]⁶.
Explicit of text on leaf [a]6v reads: Finita e la confessione de Aloigii de Pulcis.
Local notes:
Leaf size: 196 x 130 mm.
Penn Libraries copy has modern ms. shelf-mark(?) ("P.7") in pencil on front pastedown; modern ms. foliation in pencil ("1"-"6") in tail outer corner of leaves.
Purchased for the Penn Libraries in 1952.
Penn Libraries copy has ms. note ("Collated & perfect p.p. Bernard Quaritch E.M.D.") in pencil by E.M. Dring, an employee of bookseller Bernard Quaritch of London, on back pastedown.
Penn Libraries copy has paper slip (9 x 9 cm.) with bookseller's brief ms. description of this copy laid in; paper slip (11 x 14 cm.) with bookseller's printed description of this copy laid in.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full green morocco; boards and spine tooled in gold; title ("CONFESSIONE DE ALOIGII DE PULCIS SENZA NOTA") stamped in gold on spine; gold-tooled cover edges and turn-ins; all edges gilt; numerous blank leaves inserted at end of volume.
Penn Libraries copy: small portion of tail margin of leaf [a]5 torn off and mended with a blank leaf.
Penn Provenance:
Dring, E. M. (autograph)
Bernard Quaritch (Firm) (inscription)
Penn Chronology:
1494 (ca.)
Cited in:
Goff P-1126
GW M3660910
ISTC ip01119200
Contributor:
Mediolano, Damianus de, fl. 1493-1495, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Early Venetian Imprint Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
249364188
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