Prolago sopra el deuotissimo & utile libro che si chiama la disciplina degli spirituali / lo quale compose fra Domenico Chaualca pisano dell'ordine de frati predicatori.

Author
Cavalca, Domenico, -1342 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
Italian
Published/​Created
[Florence] : [Antonio di Bartolomeo Miscomini], [approximately 1485]
Description
92 unnumbered leaves ; 22 cm (4to in 8s)

Details

Subject(s)
Spiritual lifeCatholic Church [Browse]
Printer
Former owner
Bookseller
Rare books genre
Annotations (Provenance). [Browse]
Notes
  • Title from caption on leaf [1].
  • At head of title: Iesus. Maria.
  • Colophon: Conpiuta e la predecta opera la quale si chiama il libro della diciplina [sic] degli spirituali.
  • Imprint from Goff and GW, cited below.
  • Caption on leaf [1] in red; initial spaces, some with printed guides, unfilled.
  • Signatures: A-L⁸ M⁴ (M4 recto and verso blank).
  • Signature I signed: I, ii. iii, iiii.
Binding note
Ex copy: Late 18-century brown speckled wrappers over flexible paper boards, uncut.
Provenance
  • ExI copy: Annotated by a contemporary reader in the outer and lower margins of nearly every page in Latin and Italian; the same reader underlined passages, added manicula and corrected orthography throughout.
  • ExI copy: Bookplate of Piero Ginori-Conti (1865-1939); later in the stocks of English bookseller J. Irving Davis, Esq. (1889-1967) and Connecticut dealer Laurence Witten (d. 1995, a copy of his note laid in).
References
  • Goff, C-328
  • GW, no. 6396
  • Pellechet, no. 3452
  • BM 15th cent., VI, p. 645
Other title(s)
  • Prologo sopra el devotissimo et utile libro che si chiama la disciplina degli spirituali
  • Libro della disciplina degli spirituali
OCLC
37376517
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