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Le trasformationi di M. Lodouico Dolce : in questa quinta impressione da lui in molti luoghi ricorrette

Label
Le trasformationi di M. Lodouico Dolce : in questa quinta impressione da lui in molti luoghi ricorrette
Title
Le trasformationi di M. Lodouico Dolce
Title remainder
in questa quinta impressione da lui in molti luoghi ricorrette
Title variation
Trasformationi di M. Lodovico Dolce
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Translator
Language
  • ita
  • lat
  • ita
Member of
Cataloging source
YUS
Citation location within source
  • II:52-53
  • CNCE 26267
Citation source
  • Bongi, S. Annali di Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari
  • EDIT 16
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Le trasformationi di M. Lodouico Dolce : in questa quinta impressione da lui in molti luoghi ricorrette
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Colophon is dated 1557
  • According to J.M. Paitoni, Biblioteca degli autori antichi greci e latini volgarizzati, this 5th edition of 1558 is, in fact, the 1557 edition with a different imprint date on title page; see Bongi, II:21
  • Signatures: *8 A-T8 V4
  • Woodcuts: architectural title page, featuring an elaborate sculptured pedestal flanked by figures of the Roman goddess Minerva on the left, carrying shield and lance, and figure of Peace on the right, holding olive and palm branches; Jove, king of the gods and the heavens sits above holding a scepter and trident; the Giolito phoenix device occupies the lower center of the pedestal; another larger Giolito device on last page, featuring the phoenix sitting atop a flaming urn flanked by two large seated griffins; ribbons display mottoes "Semper eadem" and "Dela mia morte eterna vita i vivo;" the 30 cantos are illustrated with 84 woodcut vignettes illustrating scenes from the poem, each vignette having decorative architectural borders on left and right sides, and a woodcut map of the world, detailing Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, the equator, positions of the winds, and America labeled "Nueva Hispania" (page 3); large white historiated initials; head- and tail-pieces
  • Text printed in italic type
  • Includes Dolce's dedicatory preface from the 1553 edition, addressed to Cardinal Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, bishop of Arras, and dated May 1, 1553 in Venice
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm (4to)
Extent
[16], 309, [3] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: later vellum boards; gold-stamped brown leather spine label with title "Trasfor. del Dolce. Giol. 1558;" fore-edges and lower edges stained yellow; green silk ribbon marker. Purchase, Carlo Alberto Chiesa (#241), 1996.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54212699
  • ucoclc54212699
Label
Le trasformationi di M. Lodouico Dolce : in questa quinta impressione da lui in molti luoghi ricorrette
Publication
Note
  • Colophon is dated 1557
  • According to J.M. Paitoni, Biblioteca degli autori antichi greci e latini volgarizzati, this 5th edition of 1558 is, in fact, the 1557 edition with a different imprint date on title page; see Bongi, II:21
  • Signatures: *8 A-T8 V4
  • Woodcuts: architectural title page, featuring an elaborate sculptured pedestal flanked by figures of the Roman goddess Minerva on the left, carrying shield and lance, and figure of Peace on the right, holding olive and palm branches; Jove, king of the gods and the heavens sits above holding a scepter and trident; the Giolito phoenix device occupies the lower center of the pedestal; another larger Giolito device on last page, featuring the phoenix sitting atop a flaming urn flanked by two large seated griffins; ribbons display mottoes "Semper eadem" and "Dela mia morte eterna vita i vivo;" the 30 cantos are illustrated with 84 woodcut vignettes illustrating scenes from the poem, each vignette having decorative architectural borders on left and right sides, and a woodcut map of the world, detailing Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, the equator, positions of the winds, and America labeled "Nueva Hispania" (page 3); large white historiated initials; head- and tail-pieces
  • Text printed in italic type
  • Includes Dolce's dedicatory preface from the 1553 edition, addressed to Cardinal Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, bishop of Arras, and dated May 1, 1553 in Venice
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm (4to)
Extent
[16], 309, [3] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: later vellum boards; gold-stamped brown leather spine label with title "Trasfor. del Dolce. Giol. 1558;" fore-edges and lower edges stained yellow; green silk ribbon marker. Purchase, Carlo Alberto Chiesa (#241), 1996.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54212699
  • ucoclc54212699

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