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L. Domitii Brusonii Contursini Lucani facetiarum exemplorumq. libri VII

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L. Domitii Brusonii Contursini Lucani facetiarum exemplorumq. libri VII
Title
L. Domitii Brusonii Contursini Lucani facetiarum exemplorumq. libri VII
Title variation
  • L. Domitii Brvsonii Contvrsini Lvcani facetiarvm exemplorvmq. libri VII
  • Facetiarum exemplorumq. libri VII
  • Facetiarvm exemplorvmq. libri VII
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Contributor
Dedicatee
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Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Summary
First and only complete edition of a collection of some 3000 historical, philosophical and fabulous anecdotes, and wise and witty sayings by the humanist Lucio Domitio Brusoni. ǂb The short fables and epigrams are arranged in approximately 200 alphabetically arranged subject categories including, for example, love, sadness, stepmothers, borrowing, painting, vocabulary, music, language, death, games, women, medicine, miracles, poverty, victory, money, gluttony, honor, youth, adultery, agriculture and hunting
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • no. 128
  • page 38
  • CNCE 7749
  • 1427
  • I:130
  • B-2966
Citation source
  • Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum, ǂc page 129 (both issues)
  • Ascarelli, F. Annali tipografici di Giacomo Mazzocchi
  • Ascarelli, F. Cinquecentine romane
  • EDIT 16
  • Sander, M. Livre à figures italien depuis 1467 jusqu'à 1530
  • Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.)
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6154
LC item number
.B7 1518
Literary form
non fiction
Label
L. Domitii Brusonii Contursini Lucani facetiarum exemplorumq. libri VII
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A8 B-I6 K8 L-Z6 a-m6 n8
  • Title within ornamental border
  • A-Z, a-n. "Omnes sunt terniones, A.K. & n quaterniones."
  • Woodcuts: title within a 4-panel white-on-black pictorial border, featuring a boar hunting scene, cherubs, putti, mermen, griffins, pieces of armor and weapons of war; the central panel is blank except for title letters. Another issue has fuller title page illustration, having three of the four border panels present (left, right, and top), but with a large white-on-black woodcut of the coat of arms of dedicatee, Cardinal Pompeo Colonna, occupying the blank panel; Colonna's arms, supported by four large chubby cherubs, feature a Corinthian column surmounted by a crown; ornamental initials of varying sizes throughout
  • Text printed in large bold roman type
  • Errata: last [2] leaves at end
  • Includes index
  • "Édition originale et très-rare de ces facéties; elle est regardée comme la seule qui n'ait pas été tronquée;" see Brunet
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm (folio)
Extent
[1], CCXXI [i.e. 219], [2] leaves
Lccn
14016117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: is the first of two issues, having the title border of four white-on-black pictorial panels, and center blank. Bound in modern brown calf, with blind-tooled ruled and ornamental panels; new beige endpapers. Purchase, Bruce McKittrick, 1986.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: is the second of two issues, having three of the four title border panels present (left, right, and top), and the large white-on-black woodcut of the coat of arms of dedicatee, Cardinal Pompeo Colonna, occupying the blank panel (see description above). Bound in later blind-tooled brown leather boards; concentric panels with alternating ruled and ornamental borders; center panel has gold-stamped floral cartouche containing author's name "DOM BRVS," and ornamental gilt corner-pieces; manuscript title on lower edges "Domit. Bruson. Facet." Purchase, Bennett Gilbert, 1996.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10769675
  • ucoclc10769675
Label
L. Domitii Brusonii Contursini Lucani facetiarum exemplorumq. libri VII
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: A8 B-I6 K8 L-Z6 a-m6 n8
  • Title within ornamental border
  • A-Z, a-n. "Omnes sunt terniones, A.K. & n quaterniones."
  • Woodcuts: title within a 4-panel white-on-black pictorial border, featuring a boar hunting scene, cherubs, putti, mermen, griffins, pieces of armor and weapons of war; the central panel is blank except for title letters. Another issue has fuller title page illustration, having three of the four border panels present (left, right, and top), but with a large white-on-black woodcut of the coat of arms of dedicatee, Cardinal Pompeo Colonna, occupying the blank panel; Colonna's arms, supported by four large chubby cherubs, feature a Corinthian column surmounted by a crown; ornamental initials of varying sizes throughout
  • Text printed in large bold roman type
  • Errata: last [2] leaves at end
  • Includes index
  • "Édition originale et très-rare de ces facéties; elle est regardée comme la seule qui n'ait pas été tronquée;" see Brunet
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm (folio)
Extent
[1], CCXXI [i.e. 219], [2] leaves
Lccn
14016117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: is the first of two issues, having the title border of four white-on-black pictorial panels, and center blank. Bound in modern brown calf, with blind-tooled ruled and ornamental panels; new beige endpapers. Purchase, Bruce McKittrick, 1986.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: is the second of two issues, having three of the four title border panels present (left, right, and top), and the large white-on-black woodcut of the coat of arms of dedicatee, Cardinal Pompeo Colonna, occupying the blank panel (see description above). Bound in later blind-tooled brown leather boards; concentric panels with alternating ruled and ornamental borders; center panel has gold-stamped floral cartouche containing author's name "DOM BRVS," and ornamental gilt corner-pieces; manuscript title on lower edges "Domit. Bruson. Facet." Purchase, Bennett Gilbert, 1996.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10769675
  • ucoclc10769675

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