Librorum Francisci Petrarchae Basileae impressorum annotatio ...

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Author / Creator:Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374, author.
Uniform title:Works. Selections. Latin. 1496
Imprint:[Basel] : Impressus Basileae per magistrum Ioannem de Amerbach, anno salutiferi uirginalis partus, nonagesimosexto supra millesimu[m] quaterq[ue] centestimum [1496]
Description:[389] leaves ; 29 cm (folio)
Subject:Petrarca, Francesco, -- 1304-1374 -- Correspondence.
Penitential Psalms -- Translations into Latin -- Early works to 1800.
Contemplation -- Early works to 1800.
Solitude -- Early works to 1800.
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
Dialogues, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Incunabula -- Switzerland -- Basel -- 1496.
Annotations (Provenance)
Manicules (Provenance)
Blind tooled bindings (Binding)
Wooden boards (Binding)
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy has binding error: leaves [202] and [203] bound before leaf [196].
Discovery of this item made possible by a gift from Julie and Roger Baskes.
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Other uniform titles:Serico, Lombardo da, -1390.
Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521,
Amerbach, Johannes, 1441?-1513,
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Bucolicum carmen.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. De vita solitaria.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. De remediis utriusque fortunae.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Secretum.
Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464. De sapientia.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. De rebus memorandis.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Invectivae contra medicum obiurgantem.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Epistolae familiares.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Sine nomine.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Epistola ad Carolum IV Romanorum et Bohemiae regem.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Epistola de studiorum suorum successibus ad posteritatem.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Psalmi poenitentiales.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. De viris illustribus.
Benvenutus, de Imola, -1387 or 1388. Liber Augustalis.
Provenance:Former owner's inscription: Ex libri P.[?] [illegible] Monacensis[?].
Contemporary former owner's manuscript annotations including manicules.
Binding: Blind tooled leather over wooden boards; evidence of brass catches and clasps (now missing); portions mended with leather.
Notes:"De vera sapientia" wrongly ascribed to Petrarca; by Nicolaus de Cusa. Consult Incunabula short title catalogue.
Imprint from colophon.
Colophon, leaf [367]: Explicit liber Augustalis: Beneuenuti de Rambaldis cum pluribus alijs opusculis Francisci Petrarchae, impressus Basileae per magistrum Ioannem de Amerbach, anno salutiferi uirginalis partus, nonagesimosexto supra millesimu[m] quaterq[ue] centestimum.
Six titles have separate half title pages: Franciscus Petrarcha: De vita solitaria ; Franciscus Petrarcha De remedijs utríusq[ue] fortunae ; Secretum Francisci Petrarchae ; Francisci Petrarchae quattuor libri Inuectiaru[m] contra quenda[m] medicu[m] ; Francisci Petrarchae Opus epistolarum ; Principaliu[m] sententiaru[m] ex libris Francisci Petrarchiae collctaru[m] summaria annotatio.
In some copies De sapientia [gathering F] is bound after Secretum, as listed on the title page; in other copies it is bound following De vita solitaria.
Signatures: A⁸ B⁶ C⁸ ²A⁸ ²B-D⁶ E⁸ a-f⁸·⁶ g¹⁰ h⁸ i-l⁶ m⁸ n-p⁶ q⁸ ²a⁸ ²b-c⁶ F⁴ ³a¹²(-³a10) ³b⁶ ³c⁸ ²d-e⁶ ²f-g⁸ 2a⁸ 2b¹⁰ ³A-K⁸·⁶ L⁸ M¹⁰ ⁴a⁶ ⁴b¹⁰ ⁴A⁸ ⁴B⁶ ⁴C⁸.
Errors in signing: ³a3 missigned 'aij'; ³a4, 5, 6, 7 missigned 'a2', 'a3', 'a4', 'a5' respectively; ³E2 missinged 'F2'.
48 lines; types, 115 Rom. (titles of separate works (except Contra medicum obiurgantem) and head-lines (tract titles and section numbers)), 110 Rom. (title of Contra medicum obiurgantem and chief headings), 87* Rom. (text of poems, small headings in prose works), 75 Rom. (text of prose works, marginalia throughout); capital spaces with guide letters.
Rubricated; red initials, some with pen flourishing.
Last leaf blank.
"De commendatione impressionis Francisci Petrarchae elogiu[m] Sebastiani Brant"--Leaf [1] verso.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ip00365000
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, III, page 757 (IB. 37389)
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry 12749
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry P-365
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 7608
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry M31505
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelkatalog, entry P-276
Catalogue of books printed in the fifteenth century now in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, entry P-149
Polain, M.-L. Catalogue des livres imprimés au quinzième siècle des bibliothèques de Belgique, entry 3059
Catalogue of the fifteenth-century printed books in the University Library, Cambridge, entry 2791, 2792