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The Resource Hecatomphila, di messer Leon Battista Alberto Firentino ; ne laquale ne insegna lingeniosa arte d'amore, mostra[n]done il perito modo d'amare, oue di sempij et rozzi, saggi, & gentili ne fa diuenire

Hecatomphila, di messer Leon Battista Alberto Firentino ; ne laquale ne insegna lingeniosa arte d'amore, mostra[n]done il perito modo d'amare, oue di sempij et rozzi, saggi, & gentili ne fa diuenire

Label
Hecatomphila
Title
Hecatomphila
Statement of responsibility
di messer Leon Battista Alberto Firentino ; ne laquale ne insegna lingeniosa arte d'amore, mostra[n]done il perito modo d'amare, oue di sempij et rozzi, saggi, & gentili ne fa diuenire
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Contributor
Former owner
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
ita
Summary
Alberti's discourses examine the amorous rapport between men and women and suggest the possibility of a science of love, transmissible to others.
Member of
Cataloging source
WEL
Citation location within source
  • A-496
  • p. 15
  • CNCE 716
Citation source
  • Adams
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
  • EDIT 16
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Hecatomphila or "one hundred loves" is the monologue of an older, experienced woman instructing two younger women on how to choose a lover, and on the qualities they must cultivate in order to be loved by men
Label
Hecatomphila, di messer Leon Battista Alberto Firentino ; ne laquale ne insegna lingeniosa arte d'amore, mostra[n]done il perito modo d'amare, oue di sempij et rozzi, saggi, & gentili ne fa diuenire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Printer and place of printing from Adams, BM STC Italian, and EDIT 16
  • Another edition of Hecatomphila by Bindoni and Pasini has title: Ecatomphila de Missiere Giovanni Boccatio; with title-page imprint date of MDxxiiii [1524] and colophon date of MDXXXIIII [1534]; see EDIT 16 CNCE 711 for images
  • Signatures: A-B8
  • Woodcuts: architectural title page, featuring two columns supported by cherubs, two mermaids [?] above holding an urn, and leafy branches
  • Text printed in small italic type; spaces left for capitals, with guard letters
  • Bound with: Deiphira di messer Leon Battista Alberto Firentino, ne laquale ne insegna amare temperatamente, & ne fa diuenire, o piu dotti ad amare, o piu prudenti a fuggir amore, nouamente sta[m]pata. [Venice: Francesco Bindoni & Maffeo Pasini], MDXXXIII; separate title page with same architectural woodcut design, foliation of [9]-23 leaves, and signatures 2A-2B8 (-2B8)
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
16 leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 19th-century half leather and marbled paper boards; brown striped silk bookmark; edges sprinkled red and blue. Ownership stamp of Bibliotheca Bodleiana on verso of title-page. Nineteenth-century ownership inscription "Mason" on front pastedown. Purchase, The Athenaeum, 1996.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16106596
  • ucoclc16106596
Label
Hecatomphila, di messer Leon Battista Alberto Firentino ; ne laquale ne insegna lingeniosa arte d'amore, mostra[n]done il perito modo d'amare, oue di sempij et rozzi, saggi, & gentili ne fa diuenire
Publication
Note
  • Printer and place of printing from Adams, BM STC Italian, and EDIT 16
  • Another edition of Hecatomphila by Bindoni and Pasini has title: Ecatomphila de Missiere Giovanni Boccatio; with title-page imprint date of MDxxiiii [1524] and colophon date of MDXXXIIII [1534]; see EDIT 16 CNCE 711 for images
  • Signatures: A-B8
  • Woodcuts: architectural title page, featuring two columns supported by cherubs, two mermaids [?] above holding an urn, and leafy branches
  • Text printed in small italic type; spaces left for capitals, with guard letters
  • Bound with: Deiphira di messer Leon Battista Alberto Firentino, ne laquale ne insegna amare temperatamente, & ne fa diuenire, o piu dotti ad amare, o piu prudenti a fuggir amore, nouamente sta[m]pata. [Venice: Francesco Bindoni & Maffeo Pasini], MDXXXIII; separate title page with same architectural woodcut design, foliation of [9]-23 leaves, and signatures 2A-2B8 (-2B8)
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
16 leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 19th-century half leather and marbled paper boards; brown striped silk bookmark; edges sprinkled red and blue. Ownership stamp of Bibliotheca Bodleiana on verso of title-page. Nineteenth-century ownership inscription "Mason" on front pastedown. Purchase, The Athenaeum, 1996.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16106596
  • ucoclc16106596

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