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Author: Lactantius, ca. 240-ca. 320
Short Title: Opera (1490)
Title: Divinarvm institvtionvm adversvs gentes de falsa religione.
Imprint: Venice: Per magistr[um] Theodor[um] de Ragazonibus de Asula, 21 mensis Aprilis 1390 [i.e. 1490]
Comments and Notes: Contents: De divinis institutionibus; De ira dei; De opificio dei vel de formatione hominis; De phoenice carmen. Epitome divinarum institutionum [cap. LVI-LXXIII]. Venantius Fortunatus: De resurrectione Christi. Title from leaf b1; imprint from colophon. Signatures: a8 b6 chi1 c-f8 g6 h-k8 l6 m-o8 p14 q-r8 s6 t4. Edited by Giovanni Andrea, Bishop of Aleria. Space provided for initials, generally with guide letters.
Smithsonian Call Number: BR65 .L15 1490
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIL00010000-B
L-0010
 
 
 
 

Author: Lactantius, ca. 240-ca. 320
Short Title: Opera (1493)
Title: De diuinis institutionibus.
Imprint: Venice: Per Vincentium Benalium, 1493 22 mensis Marcii.
Comments and Notes: Contents: De divinis institutionibus; De ira dei; De opificio dei vel de formatione hominis; De phoenice carmen. Epitome divinarum institutionum [cap. LVI-LXXIII]. Venantius Fortunatus: De resurrectione Christi. Imprint from colophon. Edited by Giovanni Andrea, Bishop of Aleria. Signatures: A8 a-b8 c-d6 e8 f-m6 n8 o-p6 q8 r6 s8 t-v6. Final leaf blank. Verse in ms. on verso of leaf 138 and on leaf 139.
Smithsonian Call Number: BR65 .L15 1493
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIL00011000-B
L-0011
 
 
 
 

Author: Anselm, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1033-1109
Short Title: Opera (1496)
Title: Opuscula beati Anselmi archiepiscopi Cantuariensis ordinis Sancti Benedicti.
Imprint: Strasbourg: [Georg Husner, after 1496?]
Comments and Notes: Without imprint; publication information from Goff. Signatures: 2A-2B8 b-r6 s8 t-z6 [et]6 A-C6 D8; leaf 2A4 missigned g4.
Smithsonian Call Number: BT15 .A62 1496
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIA00760000-B
A-0760
 
 
 
 

Author: Lactantius, ca. 240-ca. 320
Short Title: Opera (1497)
Title: Diuinarum institutionum aduersus gentes de falsa religione.
Imprint: Venice: Per Simonem BeuilaguĆ£ Papiensem., 1497 die 4 Aprilis.
Comments and Notes: A page-for-page reprint of the 1493 edition of V. Benalius (Goff L11). Contents: De divinis institutionibus; De ira dei; De opificio dei vel de formatione hominis; De phoenice carmen. Epitome divinarum institutionum [cap. LVI-LXXIII].Venantius Fortunatus: De resurrectione Christi. Title from a2; imprint from colophon. Edited by Giovanni Andrea, Bishop of Aleria. Signatures: A6 chi1 a-b8 c-d6 e8 f-m6 n8 o-p6 q8 r6 s8 t-v6. Last leaf blank. Woodcuts: initials.
Smithsonian Call Number: BR65 .L15 1497
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIL00013000-B
L-0013
 
 
 
 

Author: Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni, 1463-1494
Short Title: Opera (1498)
Title: Conmentationes Ioannis Pici Mirandulae in hoc uolumine co[n]tentae : quibus anteponit uita / per Joanne[m] Franciscum illustris principis Galeotti Pici filium co[n]scripta. Heptaplus de opere Sex dierum geneseos. Apologia tredecim quaestionum. Tractatus de ente & uno cum obiectionibus quibusda[m] & responsionibus. Oratio quedam elegantissima. Epistolae plures. De precatoria ad deum elegiaco carmine. Testimonia eius uitae & doctrinae. Exibunt propediem disputationes aduersus atrologos aliaq[ue] complura tum ad sacra aeloquia tum ad philosophiam pertinentia.
Imprint: Lyons: Bononiae : Diligenter impraessit Benedictus Hectoris ..., anno salutis 1496 die uero XX. Martii [i.e. Lyon : Jacobinus Suigus & Nicolaus de Benedictis, 1498-1500]
Comments and Notes: ISTC does not list this as being in the Dibner Library. Pirated reprint of Hain-Copinger *12992, retaining the same colophons as that edition. Imprint from colophon, with correction by Goff. In two parts. Colophon for pt. 1 (leaf 2B7 recto) reads: Diligenter impraessit Benedictus Hectoris Bononien. Adhibita pro uiribus solertia & dilige[n]tia ne abarchetypo aberraret. Bononiae anno salutis Mcccclxxxxvi die uero xx. Martii. Part 2 (leaves 2a1 recto to u6 verso), containing the "Disputationes Ioannis Pici Mirandulae ... Aduersus astrologia[m] diuinatricem" only, has separate t.p. and register. Signatures: A-Z6 2A6 2B8 2a6 a-u6. Errors in signatures: leaves n2 and n3 signed nlii and nliii. Pages [166] (leaf O5 verso), [302]-[304] (leaf 2B7 verso and leaf 2B8), [306] (leaf 2a1 verso), [315] (leaf 2a6 verso), and [556] (leaf u6 verso) are blank. Leaves printed on both sides; 42 lines per page. Initials; guide-letters; side-notes. Dibner Library copy imperfect: lacking the blank leaf (2B8). ookseller's printed description of the original 1496 edition is on front paste-down. Ms. annotations throughout; some affected by cropped margins. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Bound in old full limp vellum with ties (some lacking); title inked on spine; yapp edges.
Smithsonian Call Number: B785 .P5A3 1498
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIP00633000-B
P-0633
 
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