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The Resource Q. Curtio De' fatti d'Alessandro Magno, re de' Macedoni, tradotto per M. Tomaso Porcacchi ; con alcune annotationi, dichiarationi, & auuertimenti, & con una lettera d'Alessandro ad Aristotele, del sito dell'India, & con la tauola copiosissima delle cose notabili

Q. Curtio De' fatti d'Alessandro Magno, re de' Macedoni, tradotto per M. Tomaso Porcacchi ; con alcune annotationi, dichiarationi, & auuertimenti, & con una lettera d'Alessandro ad Aristotele, del sito dell'India, & con la tauola copiosissima delle cose notabili

Label
Q. Curtio De' fatti d'Alessandro Magno, re de' Macedoni
Title
Q. Curtio De' fatti d'Alessandro Magno, re de' Macedoni
Statement of responsibility
tradotto per M. Tomaso Porcacchi ; con alcune annotationi, dichiarationi, & auuertimenti, & con una lettera d'Alessandro ad Aristotele, del sito dell'India, & con la tauola copiosissima delle cose notabili
Title variation
  • Q. Cvrtio De' fatti d'Alessandro Magno, re de' Macedoni
  • De' fatti d'Alessandro Magno, re de' Macedoni
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • lat
  • ita
Member of
Cataloging source
AN#
Citation location within source
  • II:62-64, 81
  • page 207
  • CNCE 13886
Citation source
  • Bongi, S. Annali di Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari
  • 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, 1465-1600
  • EDIT 16
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Q. Curtio De' fatti d'Alessandro Magno, re de' Macedoni, tradotto per M. Tomaso Porcacchi ; con alcune annotationi, dichiarationi, & auuertimenti, & con una lettera d'Alessandro ad Aristotele, del sito dell'India, & con la tauola copiosissima delle cose notabili
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Historia Alexandri Magni
  • Colophon dated 1558. Bongi, who lists this title as a 1558 imprint, notes that some copies have title-pages dated 1559. See EDIT 16, CNCE 13885 for image of title page dated 1558
  • Signatures: *-4*8 5*4 A-P8 Q6
  • Last [2] pages blank
  • Woodcuts: a Giolito phoenix device on title page, featuring phoenix standing amidst flames spouting from the top of an urn bearing initials "GGF," flanked by a pair of seated griffins and two pairs of cherubs; two ribbons display mottoes "Semper eadem" and "Dela mia morte eterna vita i vivo;" another device on last page, featuring the phoenix atop a flaming winged orb, facing towards the blazing sun; large historiated white initials; head- and tail-pieces
  • Text printed in italic type; marginal references in small roman type.
  • Dedicatory preface by Thomaso Porcacchi is addressed to Federigo Gonzaga, and dated Sept. 8, 1558 in Bologna
  • Errata: verso of leaf 3*8
  • 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
[72], 249, [3] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: bound in 18th-century tan calf boards; gilt fillet; ornamental corner-pieces; medallion center-pieces on upper and lower boards featuring a floral ornament (the center-piece on lower board partially wormed); edges stained red. Purchase, Samuel W. Katz, 1995.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: contemporary limp vellum binding; fore-edges turned in; two sewing holes along fore-edges of covers indicate earlier presence of two pairs of ties; old manuscript spine title "Quinto Curzio 1539. Giolito." Purchase, Carlo Alberto Chiesa, 1996.
Other control number
PML 150527
System control number
  • (OCoLC)270814877
  • ucoclc270814877
Label
Q. Curtio De' fatti d'Alessandro Magno, re de' Macedoni, tradotto per M. Tomaso Porcacchi ; con alcune annotationi, dichiarationi, & auuertimenti, & con una lettera d'Alessandro ad Aristotele, del sito dell'India, & con la tauola copiosissima delle cose notabili
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Historia Alexandri Magni
  • Colophon dated 1558. Bongi, who lists this title as a 1558 imprint, notes that some copies have title-pages dated 1559. See EDIT 16, CNCE 13885 for image of title page dated 1558
  • Signatures: *-4*8 5*4 A-P8 Q6
  • Last [2] pages blank
  • Woodcuts: a Giolito phoenix device on title page, featuring phoenix standing amidst flames spouting from the top of an urn bearing initials "GGF," flanked by a pair of seated griffins and two pairs of cherubs; two ribbons display mottoes "Semper eadem" and "Dela mia morte eterna vita i vivo;" another device on last page, featuring the phoenix atop a flaming winged orb, facing towards the blazing sun; large historiated white initials; head- and tail-pieces
  • Text printed in italic type; marginal references in small roman type.
  • Dedicatory preface by Thomaso Porcacchi is addressed to Federigo Gonzaga, and dated Sept. 8, 1558 in Bologna
  • Errata: verso of leaf 3*8
  • 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
[72], 249, [3] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: bound in 18th-century tan calf boards; gilt fillet; ornamental corner-pieces; medallion center-pieces on upper and lower boards featuring a floral ornament (the center-piece on lower board partially wormed); edges stained red. Purchase, Samuel W. Katz, 1995.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: contemporary limp vellum binding; fore-edges turned in; two sewing holes along fore-edges of covers indicate earlier presence of two pairs of ties; old manuscript spine title "Quinto Curzio 1539. Giolito." Purchase, Carlo Alberto Chiesa, 1996.
Other control number
PML 150527
System control number
  • (OCoLC)270814877
  • ucoclc270814877

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