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The Resource La zucca del Doni

La zucca del Doni

Label
La zucca del Doni
Title
La zucca del Doni
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Printer
Language
ita
Summary
Doni's burlesque collection of jeux de mots, proverbs, witticisms, called La zucca--"The Gourd"--for which Marcolini specially designed his gourd device, found along top and bottom of title border. The present edition contains the first three of the six parts: I cicalamenti, Le baie, and Le chiachiere
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • no. 85
  • D-835A
  • CNCE 17687 (part 1 only)
  • 73
  • pages 63-64
Citation source
  • Casali, S. Annali della tipografia veneziana di Francesco Marcolini
  • Adams
  • EDIT 16
  • Clywt, S. Aretino & l'Arétin
  • Zaccaria, G. Catalogo ragionato di opere stampate per Francesco Marcolini da Forlì
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
La zucca del Doni
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • "...an augmented text, in six parts was printed by Marcolini in 1552."--Mortimer
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Caption title on page 1 of first text: "Cicalamenti, Baie, et Chiachiere del Doni."
  • Signatures: [superscript pi]A8 A-E8, 2A4 2B-E8, Y4 a-d8
  • Each of the 3 parts has separate, dated title page, pagination, and signatures
  • Woodcuts: architectural title border featuring five allegorical figures--one holding a gourd, adorned with swags of leaves and fruit; below title, a large gourd is encircled with a ribbon bearing motto "Meliora latent;" Marcolini's device on each of the three title pages, featuring the female figure of Truth struggling with her father, Time, and another figure representing Falsehood, with motto "Veritas filia temporis" (see R. Mortimer, Italian 16th cent., no. 164 for images of title border and device); full-page portrait of Doni on verso of leaf A8 of second sequence; texts illustrated with 25 additional full- and half-page woodcuts, including several repeats
  • Texts printed in italic type
  • The "Post scritta del Doni" includes letters from or to the author, as well as numerous celebratory poems addressed to Doni
  • Includes indexes
  • See Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l’amateur de livres (5e éd.), volume 2, column 8
  • See Harvard College Library. Catalogue of books and manuscripts. Italian 16th century books, no. 64
  • This edition not in 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; Brunet; or Harvard College Library catalogue of 16th century Italian books and manuscripts
Contents
I cicalamenti de La zucca del Doni -- Le baie della Zucca del Doni -- Le chiachiere della Zucca del Doni -- Post scritta del Doni
Dimensions
17 cm. (8vo)
Extent
[32], 63, [9], 64, [8], 61, [3] p.
Note
  • Clark Library copy: t.p. damaged and repaired, with slight loss of image; in hand-decorated, colored wrappers (18th century?); bookplate: Comes Sancti Martini Valpergae; bookplate of W. A. Caswell.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: "Tavola" is bound at end, following the "Post scritta." Pagination: [16], 63, [1] pages (Cicalamenti); [8], 64 pages (Baie); [8], 61, [3] pages Chiachiere); [16] pages (Post scritta). Signatures of the 3 parts and "Post scritta": A-E8, A4 B-E8, V4 a-d8, A8. Old vellum boards; marbled endpapers; edges stained red. Purchase, P and P Books, 1995.
Other physical details
ill., port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53229620
  • ucoclc53229620
Label
La zucca del Doni
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • "...an augmented text, in six parts was printed by Marcolini in 1552."--Mortimer
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Caption title on page 1 of first text: "Cicalamenti, Baie, et Chiachiere del Doni."
  • Signatures: [superscript pi]A8 A-E8, 2A4 2B-E8, Y4 a-d8
  • Each of the 3 parts has separate, dated title page, pagination, and signatures
  • Woodcuts: architectural title border featuring five allegorical figures--one holding a gourd, adorned with swags of leaves and fruit; below title, a large gourd is encircled with a ribbon bearing motto "Meliora latent;" Marcolini's device on each of the three title pages, featuring the female figure of Truth struggling with her father, Time, and another figure representing Falsehood, with motto "Veritas filia temporis" (see R. Mortimer, Italian 16th cent., no. 164 for images of title border and device); full-page portrait of Doni on verso of leaf A8 of second sequence; texts illustrated with 25 additional full- and half-page woodcuts, including several repeats
  • Texts printed in italic type
  • The "Post scritta del Doni" includes letters from or to the author, as well as numerous celebratory poems addressed to Doni
  • Includes indexes
  • See Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l’amateur de livres (5e éd.), volume 2, column 8
  • See Harvard College Library. Catalogue of books and manuscripts. Italian 16th century books, no. 64
  • This edition not in 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; Brunet; or Harvard College Library catalogue of 16th century Italian books and manuscripts
Contents
I cicalamenti de La zucca del Doni -- Le baie della Zucca del Doni -- Le chiachiere della Zucca del Doni -- Post scritta del Doni
Dimensions
17 cm. (8vo)
Extent
[32], 63, [9], 64, [8], 61, [3] p.
Note
  • Clark Library copy: t.p. damaged and repaired, with slight loss of image; in hand-decorated, colored wrappers (18th century?); bookplate: Comes Sancti Martini Valpergae; bookplate of W. A. Caswell.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: "Tavola" is bound at end, following the "Post scritta." Pagination: [16], 63, [1] pages (Cicalamenti); [8], 64 pages (Baie); [8], 61, [3] pages Chiachiere); [16] pages (Post scritta). Signatures of the 3 parts and "Post scritta": A-E8, A4 B-E8, V4 a-d8, A8. Old vellum boards; marbled endpapers; edges stained red. Purchase, P and P Books, 1995.
Other physical details
ill., port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53229620
  • ucoclc53229620

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