This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ... be W-le Signerre who latterly printed at Milan?, and who put forth the first edition of Apicius, at that place, in 1498. If so, he had not improved himself in the art of printing. The present copy has been much soiled, and is recently bound in dark calf. 166. Solinus. Printed by A. Portilia. 1480 Quarto. Aproheme and 2 leaves of table occupy signature a. On b, the text begins--amfcontinues to n 10, in eights. The signatures are sometimes very irregularly designated. On the recto of n x, is the colophon: Impressum parma per Andream Portiliam ano Dili M. cccclxxx. xiii.. Kalen. Ianuariis.q The present is a very fair and neat specimen of the printer's press. A sound copy, in yellow calf binding. 167. Spera La. Without Name of Printer, Place, or Date. Quarto. On the recto of the 1st leaf: 'Questa operetta se chiama la spera et e diuisa in quattro parti. videlicet.q ac. The four parts are then specified. On the reverse commences the metrical text, thus: % nabre alfiglio alio fpirito fcto $ ognt fecol gia gloria c Ijonorc et ficne bicto sia suo Ijomc quanto httte le creature anno ualore Iauoato i rtngrociato in ognt rfjanto cljon pura mente i cfyon biuoto core e confeteata gia la?tui Bontaoe pitta i mteeticorbia e cfjadtate. ac ac. The text is a tall, close gothic; common, I suspect, to many Italian printers; and I should conjecture the impression to be not later than the year 1478. The z is uniformly reversed. In the whole, 20 leaves, without numerals, signatures, or catchwords. On the reverse of the last leaf, below the 12th line, is the word Finis in gothic capitals. The register is below. For a further account, consult Audiffredi, Edit. Ital. p. 219: and Giustiniani, p. 108. Beautifully bound in red morocco.. 168....This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1823 edition.
|Title||:||A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century Lately Forming Part of the Library of the Duke Di Cassano Serra; and Now the Pro|
|Author||:||George John Spencer Spencer|
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