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The Resource Preclarissimus liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie incipit qua[m] foelicissime

Preclarissimus liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie incipit qua[m] foelicissime

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Preclarissimus liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie incipit qua[m] foelicissime
Title
Preclarissimus liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie incipit qua[m] foelicissime
Title variation
Liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie
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UIU
Citation location within source
  • VII:1033 (IB.31729)
  • E-114
  • E-87
  • no. 20
Citation source
  • BM 15th cent.
  • Goff
  • Stillwell. Incunabula in American libraries (1940 edition)
  • Pierre Berès (Firm). Bibliothèque Pillone
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illustrations
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no index present
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non fiction
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Preclarissimus liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie incipit qua[m] foelicissime
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Publication
Note
  • The translation of Adelardus of Bath, edited and revised by Campano Novarese
  • Title from incipit
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: a10 b-r8
  • First and last leaves are blank
  • Woodcuts: first page of text within illustrated woodcut border featuring a leafy garland containing figures of birds, animals, and cherubs; each page of text illustrated with geometric diagrams in margins; one large white initial; additional large and small white-on-black ornamental initials
  • Printed in roman type; incipit at head of first page of text printed in red
Dimensions
32 cm (fol.)
Extent
[138] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary wooden boards, with blind-tooled leather spine, rebacked; four pairs of studded clasps and hatches: two pairs on fore-edges, and one pair each at top and bottom (top and bottom clasps wanting): fore-edge painting by Cesare Vecellio; top and bottom edges mottled in red and gray. Wormed in text. Ornamental bookplate, printed in black and gold, on verso of upper board of Pierre Berès: "Livre no. 20 de la Bibliothèque Pillone. Pierre Berès;" below is the large armorial bookplate of Thomas Brooke F.S.A., of Armitage Bridge. Originally part of the collection formed by Odorico Pillone and his son Giorgio, who commissioned Cesare Vecellio to decorate the books; Berès purchased the decorated books in 1957 from Sir Humphrey Brooke, heir of Sir Thomas Brooke. For more information on the Pillone library, see A.R.A. Hobson, "The Pillone Library," in The book collector 7 (1958), 28-37. In modern gray cloth phase box, and matching brown leather and gray patterned paper slipcase; gold-stamped red and dark brown leather spine labels: "Euclides. Elementa geometria;" gold-stamped collection name, "Bibliotheque Pillone," and imprint, "Vicenza 1491" at base of spine.
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ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09262922
  • ucoclc9262922
Label
Preclarissimus liber elementorum Euclidis perspicacissimi in artem geometrie incipit qua[m] foelicissime
Publication
Note
  • The translation of Adelardus of Bath, edited and revised by Campano Novarese
  • Title from incipit
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: a10 b-r8
  • First and last leaves are blank
  • Woodcuts: first page of text within illustrated woodcut border featuring a leafy garland containing figures of birds, animals, and cherubs; each page of text illustrated with geometric diagrams in margins; one large white initial; additional large and small white-on-black ornamental initials
  • Printed in roman type; incipit at head of first page of text printed in red
Dimensions
32 cm (fol.)
Extent
[138] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary wooden boards, with blind-tooled leather spine, rebacked; four pairs of studded clasps and hatches: two pairs on fore-edges, and one pair each at top and bottom (top and bottom clasps wanting): fore-edge painting by Cesare Vecellio; top and bottom edges mottled in red and gray. Wormed in text. Ornamental bookplate, printed in black and gold, on verso of upper board of Pierre Berès: "Livre no. 20 de la Bibliothèque Pillone. Pierre Berès;" below is the large armorial bookplate of Thomas Brooke F.S.A., of Armitage Bridge. Originally part of the collection formed by Odorico Pillone and his son Giorgio, who commissioned Cesare Vecellio to decorate the books; Berès purchased the decorated books in 1957 from Sir Humphrey Brooke, heir of Sir Thomas Brooke. For more information on the Pillone library, see A.R.A. Hobson, "The Pillone Library," in The book collector 7 (1958), 28-37. In modern gray cloth phase box, and matching brown leather and gray patterned paper slipcase; gold-stamped red and dark brown leather spine labels: "Euclides. Elementa geometria;" gold-stamped collection name, "Bibliotheque Pillone," and imprint, "Vicenza 1491" at base of spine.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09262922
  • ucoclc9262922

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