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The Resource Facetie, piaceuoleze, fabule, e motti, del piouano Arlotto prete fiorentino, homo di grande inzegno ; opera molto deletteuole uolgare i[n] li[n]gua toscha

Facetie, piaceuoleze, fabule, e motti, del piouano Arlotto prete fiorentino, homo di grande inzegno ; opera molto deletteuole uolgare i[n] li[n]gua toscha

Label
Facetie, piaceuoleze, fabule, e motti
Title
Facetie, piaceuoleze, fabule, e motti
Statement of responsibility
del piouano Arlotto prete fiorentino, homo di grande inzegno ; opera molto deletteuole uolgare i[n] li[n]gua toscha
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
ita
Summary
Illustrated collection of jokes and anecdotes by the Florentine satirist, Arlotto Mainardi, considered the masterpiece of this genre of popular literature.
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • 604
  • I:481
Citation source
  • Sander
  • Brunet
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The wisecracks of Arlotto, a parish priest, were so celebrated in Florence that they entered the oral tradition, and were written down and no doubt elaborated on by many. As with much popular humor, many of the jokes concern food
Label
Facetie, piaceuoleze, fabule, e motti, del piouano Arlotto prete fiorentino, homo di grande inzegno ; opera molto deletteuole uolgare i[n] li[n]gua toscha
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A-K8 L6
  • Woodcuts: large title vignette (large title vignette of the author holding a flower, symbol of his native city, and speaking to three men); 25 small woodcut vignettes throughout text, illustrating anecdotes and fables
  • Title-page in red and black; text printed in small gothic type, in two columns; in first [7] leaves, some captions and initials printed in red
  • This ed. not in Adams, BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, BM STC Italian suppl., or NUC pre-1956
Dimensions
15 cm (8vo)
Edition
Historiata & nouamente impressa.
Extent
[172] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: old vellum binding; ms. spine title "Arlosto". Ownership inscription on verso of front endpaper of Joachin de Ariva [?], "hijo del Mona[sterio] de Sandoval"; recto of endpaper contains brief note by a former owner on Mainardi. Purchase, Martayan Lan, 1999.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649827480
  • ucoclc649827480
Label
Facetie, piaceuoleze, fabule, e motti, del piouano Arlotto prete fiorentino, homo di grande inzegno ; opera molto deletteuole uolgare i[n] li[n]gua toscha
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A-K8 L6
  • Woodcuts: large title vignette (large title vignette of the author holding a flower, symbol of his native city, and speaking to three men); 25 small woodcut vignettes throughout text, illustrating anecdotes and fables
  • Title-page in red and black; text printed in small gothic type, in two columns; in first [7] leaves, some captions and initials printed in red
  • This ed. not in Adams, BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, BM STC Italian suppl., or NUC pre-1956
Dimensions
15 cm (8vo)
Edition
Historiata & nouamente impressa.
Extent
[172] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: old vellum binding; ms. spine title "Arlosto". Ownership inscription on verso of front endpaper of Joachin de Ariva [?], "hijo del Mona[sterio] de Sandoval"; recto of endpaper contains brief note by a former owner on Mainardi. Purchase, Martayan Lan, 1999.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649827480
  • ucoclc649827480

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