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The Resource Historia di Polito Buondelmonti [et] Dianora de Bardi cittadini fiorentini

Historia di Polito Buondelmonti [et] Dianora de Bardi cittadini fiorentini

Label
Historia di Polito Buondelmonti [et] Dianora de Bardi cittadini fiorentini
Title
Historia di Polito Buondelmonti [et] Dianora de Bardi cittadini fiorentini
Title variation
  • Historia di Polito Buondelmonti et Dianora de Bardi cittadini fiorentini
  • Historia d'Ipolito Buondelmonti e Dianora de Bardi
Contributor
Former owner
Language
ita
Summary
Story of the two lovers, Ippolito and Dianora, in rhyme.
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
p. 124
Citation source
Passano, G. Novellieri italiani in verso
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Ippolito and Dianora, members of two warring Florentine families, fall in love and are discovered during a nocturnal rendezvous. In order to save her honor, Ippolito pretends to be a burglar, and is condemned to death, Dianora confesses to the truth, and in the nick of time, Ippolito is saved by the sagacious Signoria who, in addition, orders them to be married
Label
Historia di Polito Buondelmonti [et] Dianora de Bardi cittadini fiorentini
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sometimes attributed to L.B. Alberti, but not considered his by contemporary scholars--Cf. Harv. Lib. Bulletin, Winter, 1954, p. 103
  • Caption title
  • First stanza begins, "O somma sapienza ò vero Dio / da cui procede ogni infinita gloria / á te ricorro con tutto il cor mio, / che gratia presti a mia debil memoria ..."
  • Place and possible date of imprint from dealer description; Sander identifies another [?[ edition with same title, format, foliation, and illustration as having been printed in Siena; see p. 127, no. 157 (note). See also Passano
  • Signatures: A6
  • Woodcut at head of text, featuring Ippolito being embraced by Dionora in a street, while he is led to exection by the captain of sbirri on horseback, and his men, the executioner, two hooded brothers of charity, and another man
  • Printed in roman type; 8-line stanzas printed in two columns of five stanzas each
  • Not in Adams, BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, NUC, Index Aureliensis, or EDIT 16; this ed. not in G. Melzi, Dizionario di opere anonime e pseudonime...
Dimensions
21 cm (4to)
Extent
[12] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: woodcut illustration hand-colored in red, ocher, and green. Bound in mid 19th-century crimson paper boards, imitating watered silk; gold-stamped cover title "Historia d'Ipolito Buondelmonti e Dianora de Bardi." Armorial bookplate on front pastedown of Pietro Ginori-Conti. In modern beige cloth clamshell box with red leather spine; gold-stamped box title "Alberti. Historia di Polito Buondelmonti. Ca. 1540." Purchase, Martin Breslauer, 1991.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcut)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792753805
  • ucoclc792753805
Label
Historia di Polito Buondelmonti [et] Dianora de Bardi cittadini fiorentini
Publication
Note
  • Sometimes attributed to L.B. Alberti, but not considered his by contemporary scholars--Cf. Harv. Lib. Bulletin, Winter, 1954, p. 103
  • Caption title
  • First stanza begins, "O somma sapienza ò vero Dio / da cui procede ogni infinita gloria / á te ricorro con tutto il cor mio, / che gratia presti a mia debil memoria ..."
  • Place and possible date of imprint from dealer description; Sander identifies another [?[ edition with same title, format, foliation, and illustration as having been printed in Siena; see p. 127, no. 157 (note). See also Passano
  • Signatures: A6
  • Woodcut at head of text, featuring Ippolito being embraced by Dionora in a street, while he is led to exection by the captain of sbirri on horseback, and his men, the executioner, two hooded brothers of charity, and another man
  • Printed in roman type; 8-line stanzas printed in two columns of five stanzas each
  • Not in Adams, BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, NUC, Index Aureliensis, or EDIT 16; this ed. not in G. Melzi, Dizionario di opere anonime e pseudonime...
Dimensions
21 cm (4to)
Extent
[12] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: woodcut illustration hand-colored in red, ocher, and green. Bound in mid 19th-century crimson paper boards, imitating watered silk; gold-stamped cover title "Historia d'Ipolito Buondelmonti e Dianora de Bardi." Armorial bookplate on front pastedown of Pietro Ginori-Conti. In modern beige cloth clamshell box with red leather spine; gold-stamped box title "Alberti. Historia di Polito Buondelmonti. Ca. 1540." Purchase, Martin Breslauer, 1991.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcut)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792753805
  • ucoclc792753805

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