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The Resource Dante De la vulgare eloquenzia

Dante De la vulgare eloquenzia

Label
Dante De la vulgare eloquenzia
Title
Dante De la vulgare eloquenzia
Title variation
De la vulgare eloquenzia
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • lat
  • lat
Summary
Italian translation of Dante's De vulgari eloquentia by the Italian Renaissance humanist, poet, and grammarian Giovanni Giorgio Trissino.
Member of
Cataloging source
STF
Citation location within source
  • CNCE 1160
  • D-121
  • page 208
  • no. 1709
Citation source
  • EDIT 16
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries
  • Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum
  • Gamba, B. Serie dei testi di lingua
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Dante's celebrated treatise was intended to legitimize the Italian language as a language of literature, endowed with dignity and elegance, a designation usually reserved for Latin. Although Dante originally intended to arrange the work in four books, he was unable to complete the second book before going into exile
Label
Dante De la vulgare eloquenzia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: a-b8 c6 d4
  • Woodcuts: Janicolo's large printer's device on recto of leaf a1, featuring a golden fleece beneath a tree, guarded by a serpent, with printer's initials "T" and "IA"
  • Text printed in chancery types designed by Ludovico degli Arrighi using Greek letters to differentiate open and closed vowels; spaced left for capitals, with guide letters
Dimensions
31 cm (folio)
Extent
[52] pages
Note
Spec. Coll. copy bound with: La poetica di M. Giovan Giorgio Trissino. Stampata in Vicenza per Tolomeo Ianiculo nel MDXXIX di Aprile [April1529]; and Dialogo del Trissino intitulato il castellano, nel quale si tratta de la lingua italiana. [Vicenza: Tolomeo Ianiculo, 1529]. Bound in contemporary [?] cartonnage binding. Square bookplate on front pastedown of George John Venables-Vernon, 5th Baron Vernon, scholar of Italian literature, especially Dante, featuring interlaced initials "WV" [in 1837 he exchanged his surname Venables-Vernon for that of Warren] surmounted by a coronet, within a frame containing the motto "Vernon. semper viret." In modern dark green leather and beige cloth clamshell case; gold-stamped spine title "Trissino. La poetica. 1529."
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38705441
  • ucoclc38705441
Label
Dante De la vulgare eloquenzia
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: a-b8 c6 d4
  • Woodcuts: Janicolo's large printer's device on recto of leaf a1, featuring a golden fleece beneath a tree, guarded by a serpent, with printer's initials "T" and "IA"
  • Text printed in chancery types designed by Ludovico degli Arrighi using Greek letters to differentiate open and closed vowels; spaced left for capitals, with guide letters
Dimensions
31 cm (folio)
Extent
[52] pages
Note
Spec. Coll. copy bound with: La poetica di M. Giovan Giorgio Trissino. Stampata in Vicenza per Tolomeo Ianiculo nel MDXXIX di Aprile [April1529]; and Dialogo del Trissino intitulato il castellano, nel quale si tratta de la lingua italiana. [Vicenza: Tolomeo Ianiculo, 1529]. Bound in contemporary [?] cartonnage binding. Square bookplate on front pastedown of George John Venables-Vernon, 5th Baron Vernon, scholar of Italian literature, especially Dante, featuring interlaced initials "WV" [in 1837 he exchanged his surname Venables-Vernon for that of Warren] surmounted by a coronet, within a frame containing the motto "Vernon. semper viret." In modern dark green leather and beige cloth clamshell case; gold-stamped spine title "Trissino. La poetica. 1529."
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38705441
  • ucoclc38705441

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