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The Resource Gierusalemme liberata : poema heroico, del Sig. Torquato Tasso ... / tratta dal vero originale, con aggiunta di quanto manca nell'altre edittioni, & con l'allegoria dello stesso autore

Gierusalemme liberata : poema heroico, del Sig. Torquato Tasso ... / tratta dal vero originale, con aggiunta di quanto manca nell'altre edittioni, & con l'allegoria dello stesso autore

Label
Gierusalemme liberata : poema heroico
Title
Gierusalemme liberata
Title remainder
poema heroico
Statement of responsibility
del Sig. Torquato Tasso ... / tratta dal vero originale, con aggiunta di quanto manca nell'altre edittioni, & con l'allegoria dello stesso autore
Title variation
Giervsalemme liberata
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Former owner
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
ita
Summary
Fifth edition of Tasso's magnum opus, edited by Febo Bonnà, but the first, according to Giusto Fontanini, to be edited accurately and certainly the best of the four editions which appeared within the space of six months in 1581.
Member of
Cataloging source
IUA
Citation location within source
  • p. 661
  • p. 273
  • CNCE 30115
Citation source
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
  • Fontanini, G. Biblioteca dell' eloquenza italiana di monsignore Giusto Fontanini, arcivescovo d'Ancira
  • EDIT 16
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ4638
LC item number
.A81
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
All of the early editions were published without Tasso's permission, and all incurred his greatest displeasure
Label
Gierusalemme liberata : poema heroico, del Sig. Torquato Tasso ... / tratta dal vero originale, con aggiunta di quanto manca nell'altre edittioni, & con l'allegoria dello stesso autore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Printer from colophon: "In Ferrara, per Vittorio Baldinj, 1581."
  • Signatures: [cross]4 A8 B-2D4
  • Leaf 2C2 and final leaf (2D4) are blank
  • Woodcuts: architectural title page featuring figures of warriors, cherubs, and fruit and leafy swags, and in central ornamental cartouche, the arms of dedicatee, Alfonso II d'Este, duke of Ferrara; pictorial initials; head- and tail-pieces; Baldini's pyramid device on p. [12], with motto "Prudentia perpetuat."
  • Text printed in 8-verse stanzas, in italic type, in two columns
  • Dedication signed by the editor, Febo Bonnà
  • Errata: p. [13] of final sequence
  • Not in Adams
Dimensions
23 cm (4to)
Extent
[8], 208, [16] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: imperfect, final blank leaf wanting. Eighteenth-century quarter binding of cream paper over vellum; old ms. spine title. Book label of G. Fornaciari on front pastedown, with manuscript shelf-mark added in a 19th-century [?] hand. Bibliographic note on front endleaf, possibly in Fornaciari's hand. Purchase, Hesketh & Ward, 1993.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09877230
  • ucoclc9877230
Label
Gierusalemme liberata : poema heroico, del Sig. Torquato Tasso ... / tratta dal vero originale, con aggiunta di quanto manca nell'altre edittioni, & con l'allegoria dello stesso autore
Publication
Note
  • Printer from colophon: "In Ferrara, per Vittorio Baldinj, 1581."
  • Signatures: [cross]4 A8 B-2D4
  • Leaf 2C2 and final leaf (2D4) are blank
  • Woodcuts: architectural title page featuring figures of warriors, cherubs, and fruit and leafy swags, and in central ornamental cartouche, the arms of dedicatee, Alfonso II d'Este, duke of Ferrara; pictorial initials; head- and tail-pieces; Baldini's pyramid device on p. [12], with motto "Prudentia perpetuat."
  • Text printed in 8-verse stanzas, in italic type, in two columns
  • Dedication signed by the editor, Febo Bonnà
  • Errata: p. [13] of final sequence
  • Not in Adams
Dimensions
23 cm (4to)
Extent
[8], 208, [16] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: imperfect, final blank leaf wanting. Eighteenth-century quarter binding of cream paper over vellum; old ms. spine title. Book label of G. Fornaciari on front pastedown, with manuscript shelf-mark added in a 19th-century [?] hand. Bibliographic note on front endleaf, possibly in Fornaciari's hand. Purchase, Hesketh & Ward, 1993.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09877230
  • ucoclc9877230

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