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Italian codex beg. 'Domini Francisci Petrarce Triompha', written in the second half of the 15th century in more than one hand

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MS. Add. A. 12

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1) 'Domini Francisci Petrarce Triompha', the Trionfi, with the poem beginning 'Nel cor pien' at fol. 4: there are some corrections.
  2. (fol. 31) 74 sonnets and poems, partly by Petrarch, Battista Alberti, F. de Malecanibus, N. di Tinucii, Matteo Peruzzi, and Carolo Aretino: a few are in a rather later hand.
  3. (fol. 55) 'Ricepte buone.'.
  4. (fol. 60v) Miscellaneous historical and other notes and extracts relating to Italy, with a few religious sonnets, Florentine speeches, and the like.

Dates

  • written in the second half of the 15th century in more than one hand

Extent

105 Leaves

Language of Materials

Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Add. A. 12

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 24759.

Custodial History

The Libri Sale Catalogue asserts that the scribe of the volume was Lorenzo Guidetti 'whose name is on the cover', but there are now no traces of him.

Catalogue of the ... collection of Splendid Manuscripts ... formed by M. Guglielmo Libri 1859 no. 866*.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 × 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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