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Roma, Biblioteca Casanatense (IT): VOL INC.136

ISTC No.ij00174000
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia [Italian] Legendario di Sancti (Tr: Niccolò Malermi)
ImprintVenice : Nicolaus Jenson, [between 1 July 1475 and 23 Feb. 1476]
Format
Languageita
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy; translation
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02125310
Holding InstitutionRoma, Biblioteca Casanatense (IT)
ShelfmarkVOL INC.136
NoteRecord created by Ruben Celani.
Physical DescriptionWanting folios a1-a3, I8 and quire K.
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - NoteTwo sets of manuscript foliation: one in ink at the bottom of the page, often cut off (and therefore preceding at least the current binding), the other in pencil (done by the Biblioteca Casanatense).
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1
Other IdentifierVEAE126423 (SBN(A))

Provenance 1475 - 1500

Areae-it
Time period1475 - 1500
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1451 - 1500 [Person; Rubricator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeDecoration
Method of acquisitionConsignment
Decoration NoteOn [a4r] (fol. 1r): ten-lines initial in blue with pen decoration in red.
Ornamental lettersYes
RubricationYes
Rubrication noteLarge initials in alternating blue and red.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1701 - 1750

PlaceVenice (Geonames Id: 3164603)
Areae-it
Time period1701 - 1750
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1701 - 1750 [Person; Binder] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeBinding
Method of acquisitionConsignment
Binding noteEarly 18th century venetian binding; calfskin over wooden boards, richly blind-tooled boards and spine. Probably bound while in the possession of Giacomo Soranzo. Quite damaged: several wormholes and portions of calfskin missing on the spine, front board detached.
Binding described in Biblioteca Casanatense, Legature antiche e di pregio, sec. XIV-XVIII. Catalogo, a c. di P. Quilici, Roma 1995, vol. 1, nr. 1261.
Binding date18th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
TitlingNone
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Bibliography

Provenance 1736 - 1761

PlaceVenice (Geonames Id: 3164603)
Areae-it
Time period1736 - 1761
Provenance nameSoranzo, Giacomo, 1686 - 1761 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Politician, Aristocracy)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription on front endleaf Iv: 1736 - Di Giaco(mo) Soranzo
Date of evidence1736
Method of acquisitionunknown
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1788 -

PlaceRome (Geonames Id: 3169070)
Areae-it
Time period1788 -
Provenance nameRoma, Biblioteca Casanatense, 1700 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeStamp
Manuscript Notes
Bibliographic Evidence
Shelfmark
NoteProbably acquired after Soranzo's death in 1761. Surely before 1788, as it's listed in G. B. Audiffredi, Bibliothecae Casanatensis Catalogus librorum typis impressorum, Roma 1788, vol. 4, p. 210b (online: http://cataloghistorici.bdi.sbn.it/dett_catalogo.php?IDCAT=200 ).

Label pasted against the front pastedown, crossed out. A circle inscribed in a square ; text along the frame of the square: Regia Biblioteca Casanatense Roma ; former shelfmark in the circle.
Label pasted against the front pastedown and on the spine. Cartouche in the top half carrying the text: Bibliotheca Casanatensis Romae ; a tower (Casanate's heraldic figure) in the bottom half.
Inventory number in pencil on back endleaf Iv: 59086
Date of evidence1788
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesManuscript notes in pencil, written by the librarians of the Casanatense, shortly describing the edition and informing about the missing folios.
StampsOval stamp in black ink on [a4r] (first folio): coat of arms of cardinal Casanate in the bottom half (a tower surmounted by a star) and of the Dominicans in the top half (a dog carrying a torch, surmounted by a star). Text running along the frame, starting at the top: ‘Bibliothe. A Card. H. Casan. D. O. Praed.’. Stamped before 1884.
Smaller stamp in the gutter of [c9r] (fol. 28r, according to the foliation in pencil): a tower surmounted by a Marian star, and the initials H. C. C. (standing for Hieronymus Casanate Cardinalis). Stamped after 1884.
Historic ShelfmarkII. I. 31 (see Audiffredi's catalogue, vol. 4, p. 210b)
Da. I. 32 (front pastedown)
N. III. 12 (front pastedown) (Shelfmark pattern No.: 24)
Ed. sec. XV 142 (front pastedown, within the label) ; 142 (manuscript on front pastedown)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Hist. Library Catalogue / Accession Journal

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2020-09-07 11:01:40

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Roma, Biblioteca Casanatense (IT): VOL INC.136

ISTC No.ij00174000
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia [Italian] Legendario di Sancti (Tr: Niccolò Malermi)
ImprintVenice : Nicolaus Jenson, [between 1 July 1475 and 23 Feb. 1476]
Format
Languageita
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy; translation
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02125310
Holding InstitutionRoma, Biblioteca Casanatense (IT)
ShelfmarkVOL INC.136
NoteRecord created by Ruben Celani.
Physical DescriptionWanting folios a1-a3, I8 and quire K.
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - NoteTwo sets of manuscript foliation: one in ink at the bottom of the page, often cut off (and therefore preceding at least the current binding), the other in pencil (done by the Biblioteca Casanatense).
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1
Other IdentifierVEAE126423 (SBN(A))

Provenance 1475 - 1500

Areae-it
Time period1475 - 1500
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1451 - 1500 [Person; Rubricator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeDecoration
Method of acquisitionConsignment
Decoration NoteOn [a4r] (fol. 1r): ten-lines initial in blue with pen decoration in red.
Ornamental lettersYes
RubricationYes
Rubrication noteLarge initials in alternating blue and red.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1701 - 1750

PlaceVenice (Geonames Id: 3164603)
Areae-it
Time period1701 - 1750
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1701 - 1750 [Person; Binder] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeBinding
Method of acquisitionConsignment
Binding noteEarly 18th century venetian binding; calfskin over wooden boards, richly blind-tooled boards and spine. Probably bound while in the possession of Giacomo Soranzo. Quite damaged: several wormholes and portions of calfskin missing on the spine, front board detached.
Binding described in Biblioteca Casanatense, Legature antiche e di pregio, sec. XIV-XVIII. Catalogo, a c. di P. Quilici, Roma 1995, vol. 1, nr. 1261.
Binding date18th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
TitlingNone
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Bibliography

Provenance 1736 - 1761

PlaceVenice (Geonames Id: 3164603)
Areae-it
Time period1736 - 1761
Provenance nameSoranzo, Giacomo, 1686 - 1761 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Politician, Aristocracy)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription on front endleaf Iv: 1736 - Di Giaco(mo) Soranzo
Date of evidence1736
Method of acquisitionunknown
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1788 -

PlaceRome (Geonames Id: 3169070)
Areae-it
Time period1788 -
Provenance nameRoma, Biblioteca Casanatense, 1700 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeStamp
Manuscript Notes
Bibliographic Evidence
Shelfmark
NoteProbably acquired after Soranzo's death in 1761. Surely before 1788, as it's listed in G. B. Audiffredi, Bibliothecae Casanatensis Catalogus librorum typis impressorum, Roma 1788, vol. 4, p. 210b (online: http://cataloghistorici.bdi.sbn.it/dett_catalogo.php?IDCAT=200 ).

Label pasted against the front pastedown, crossed out. A circle inscribed in a square ; text along the frame of the square: Regia Biblioteca Casanatense Roma ; former shelfmark in the circle.
Label pasted against the front pastedown and on the spine. Cartouche in the top half carrying the text: Bibliotheca Casanatensis Romae ; a tower (Casanate's heraldic figure) in the bottom half.
Inventory number in pencil on back endleaf Iv: 59086
Date of evidence1788
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesManuscript notes in pencil, written by the librarians of the Casanatense, shortly describing the edition and informing about the missing folios.
StampsOval stamp in black ink on [a4r] (first folio): coat of arms of cardinal Casanate in the bottom half (a tower surmounted by a star) and of the Dominicans in the top half (a dog carrying a torch, surmounted by a star). Text running along the frame, starting at the top: ‘Bibliothe. A Card. H. Casan. D. O. Praed.’. Stamped before 1884.
Smaller stamp in the gutter of [c9r] (fol. 28r, according to the foliation in pencil): a tower surmounted by a Marian star, and the initials H. C. C. (standing for Hieronymus Casanate Cardinalis). Stamped after 1884.
Historic ShelfmarkII. I. 31 (see Audiffredi's catalogue, vol. 4, p. 210b)
Da. I. 32 (front pastedown)
N. III. 12 (front pastedown) (Shelfmark pattern No.: 24)
Ed. sec. XV 142 (front pastedown, within the label) ; 142 (manuscript on front pastedown)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Hist. Library Catalogue / Accession Journal

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2020-09-07 11:01:40