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Author Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
Title Genealogie Jōannis Boccatii. cum demonstrationibus in formis arborum designatis. : Eiusdem de montibus et siluis. de fontibus lacubus et fluminibus. ac etiam de stagnis et paludibus : necnon et de maribus. seu diuersis maris nominibus.
Publication Info. Impressum Venetiis : Per me Manfredum de Streuo De Monteferrato, Anno ab incarnatione Omnipotentis Dei .M.CCCC.XCVII. Octauo kalendas Aprilis [1497]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Large  Z-L B6643 G4    IN LIBRARY
Description [162] leaves : geneal. tables (woodcuts) ; 32 cm. (fol.)
Note A collection of classical mythology in fifteen books.
Additions by Dominicus Silvester. Add: De montibus, silvis, fontibus, lacubus, fluminibus, stagnis seu paludibus, de nominibus maris. Cf. ISTC.
"Impressum Venetiis per me Manfredum de Streuo De Monteferrato. Anno ab incarnatione Omnipotentis Dei .M.CCCC.XCVII. Octauo kalendas Aprilis. Amen"--Colophon, leaf [162].
A page-for-page reprint of Locatellus's 1494/5 edition, with rough copies of the diagrams. As both type 81 R* and the woodcut initials appear to be material of Capcasa, this printer perhaps collaborated with De Bonellis in the present book. Cf. BM 15th cent.
Signatures: a-m⁸, n-q⁶ r-u⁸ x¹° [$1-4 (-a1) of 8 leaf gatherings and $1-3 of 6 leaf gatherings signed]. 162 leaves, numbered II-CLXI[I]. Numerous errors in pagination. Leaf LXVIII misnumbered as LXVII, LXXXVII misnumbered as LXXXVII, leaf LXXXIV misnumbered as LXXXX.
255 (260) x 163 mm ; gothic 142, roman 81, roman 81* ; 63 lines and head-line ; woodcut initials and some initial spaces with guide letters occupying 2, 3, 4 or 5 lines. Some text printed in 3 columns (tables), or 2 columns (De montibus, &c.)
Printed in Roman and gothic type, on paper watermarked with devices including scales with square pans (Briquet 2601), scales with rounded pans, unicorn.
Indexed In: ISTC, 754000
BM 15th cent., V, p. 504-505 (IB. 23825)
Goff, B-754
Hain, 3324
GW, 4479
Oates, 2088
Procter, 5367
Polain, 713
Stillwell, B673
Note Blind-tooled Oxford binding, attributed to Dragon Binder. Cf. H.M. Nixon, p. 2. Calf over wooden boards; blind-tooled front and back. Fleur-de-lis, crowned eagles within lozenges at the center; dragons and floral stamps on borders; clasps; raised bands.
Local Note Library copy imperfect, lacking the last leaf with colophon. Annotations and autographs in various hands on t.p.; on front free end-paper recto in black ink: Henry C. Goodhue / Dec. 14, 1841; below in pencil: Charles C. Goodhue / 1847. On t.p. in black ink: Ed. Waller 1719. Marginalia in contemporary hand.
Subject Incunabula.
Mythology, Classical -- Early works to 1800.
Geography, Medieval -- Early works to 1800.
Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Watermarks (Paper) -- 15th century.
Roman types (Type evidence) -- Italy -- 15th century.
Black letter types (Type evidence) -- Italy -- 15th century.
Initials (Printing) -- Italy -- 15th century.
Pagination errors (Printing) -- Italy -- Venice -- 1497.
Woodcuts -- Italy -- 15th century.
Watermarks (Paper) -- Scales -- Italy -- 15th century.
Watermarks (Paper) -- Unicorn -- Italy -- 15th century.
Blind tooled bindings (Binding) -- 15th century.
Wooden boards (Binding) -- England -- 15th century.
Autographs (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Autographs (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 15th century.
Added Author Silvester, Dominicus, fl. 1497.
Bonelli, Manfredo, printer.
Dragon, binder, fl. 1486-1506. ZNS
Waller, Ed., signer. ZNS
Goodhue, Henry C., former owner, signer. ZNS
Goodhue, Charles C., former owner, signer. ZNS
Added Title Genealogia deorum
Note Title from reference source: Genealogiae deorum