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Epistola del Trissino de le lettere nu[omega]vamente aggiunte ne la lingua italiana

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Epistola del Trissino de le lettere nu[omega]vamente aggiunte ne la lingua italiana
Title
Epistola del Trissino de le lettere nu[omega]vamente aggiunte ne la lingua italiana
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
ita
Summary
First ed. (first issue) of Trissino's letter to Pope Clement VII, offering suggestions for orthographic reform of the Italian language, printed in Ludovico degli Arrighi's first italic type. According to Mortimer, "For the purpose of printing Trissino's text, Arrighi added to his italic the new characters proposed by Trissino for the Italian alphabet.", including the Greek omega and epsilon to differentiate the closed from the open "o" and "e"
Cataloging source
MH
Citation location within source
  • no. 7
  • p. 681
  • 5:952
  • 601:614
  • no. 120
Citation source
  • Breman, P. Giovan Giorgio Trissino and his printers (catalogue 172)
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
  • Brunet
  • NUC pre-1956
  • Jeudwine, W.R. Bloomsbury Book Auctions cat. (15th-16th cents.)
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Epistola del Trissino de le lettere nu[omega]vamente aggiunte ne la lingua italiana
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Of the two issues of this undated edition, printed by Ludovico degli Arrighi & Lautizio Perugino, the first issue contains "vtilità" on line 3 of p. [13], and 1 word "particulari" on p. [15], line 6. Second issue contains "utilita" on p. [13], and 3 words, "le virtù particulari", in last line
  • Imprint from Brunet and BM STC Italian
  • Printed in italic type; space left for capital at beginning of text, with guide letter
  • Signatures: A-B4
  • This ed. not in Adams
Dimensions
20 cm. (4to)
Extent
[16] p. (last p. blank)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: first issue. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in modern red morocco, with gold fillets on inner dentelles; gilt spine title "Trissino. Epistola. 1524". A rough initial capital "M" has been supplied in ms., in brown ink. Small square bookplate in blue and white of W[ynne] R.H. J[eudwine], featuring a lobster centerpiece, and the initials "W", "R", "H", and "J" in each corner. Purchased by James Davis from the collection of English print dealer W. R. H. Jeudwine (1920-1984), Sept. 18, 1984, at the Bloomsbury Book Auctions in London.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)81068490
  • ucoclc81068490
Label
Epistola del Trissino de le lettere nu[omega]vamente aggiunte ne la lingua italiana
Publication
Note
  • Of the two issues of this undated edition, printed by Ludovico degli Arrighi & Lautizio Perugino, the first issue contains "vtilità" on line 3 of p. [13], and 1 word "particulari" on p. [15], line 6. Second issue contains "utilita" on p. [13], and 3 words, "le virtù particulari", in last line
  • Imprint from Brunet and BM STC Italian
  • Printed in italic type; space left for capital at beginning of text, with guide letter
  • Signatures: A-B4
  • This ed. not in Adams
Dimensions
20 cm. (4to)
Extent
[16] p. (last p. blank)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: first issue. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in modern red morocco, with gold fillets on inner dentelles; gilt spine title "Trissino. Epistola. 1524". A rough initial capital "M" has been supplied in ms., in brown ink. Small square bookplate in blue and white of W[ynne] R.H. J[eudwine], featuring a lobster centerpiece, and the initials "W", "R", "H", and "J" in each corner. Purchased by James Davis from the collection of English print dealer W. R. H. Jeudwine (1920-1984), Sept. 18, 1984, at the Bloomsbury Book Auctions in London.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)81068490
  • ucoclc81068490

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