Material Evidence
in Incunabula

San Marino CA, Huntington Library (US): 100548

ISTC No.ic00468000
TitleChiromantia. [Italian]
ImprintRome : Sixtus Riessinger, 1481
Format
Languageita
SubjectAstrology
Keywordspalmistry; prophetic works; translation
Periodcontemporary

Description of Copy

Copy Id02129084
Holding InstitutionSan Marino CA, Huntington Library (US)
Shelfmark100548
NoteRecord created by Martyna Grzesiak.
Size of leaves190 × 130 mm
Copy FeaturesComplete
No rubrication
Support material (book)Paper
SourceH.R. Mead, Incunabula in the Huntington Library (San Marino, CA, The Huntington Library, 1937), no. 2195.

Provenance 1481 - 1600

Areae-it
Time period1481 - 1600
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1451-1600 [Person; Annotator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeMotto
Manuscript Notes
Manuscript notesBelow the colophon on [d]6v, MS. quote from the Distichs of Cato the Elder in Latin in a 16th[?]-century Italian hand: "Nam nullj tacuisse nocet nocet | esse locutum".
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1701 - 1800

Time period1701 - 1800
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1701-1800 [Person; Annotator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeBinding
Manuscript Notes
NoteMS. note on upper pastedown in an 18th[?]-century hand, "Proib", likely referring to the prohibited subject matter of the text.
Binding note18th[?]-century half vellum with paste paper (red paste over yellow background). Brown leather onlay on spine with abbreviated title, "CHIR" across the spine in gilt and some simple decoration in gilt. Edges coloured red.
Binding date18th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialMixed
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions198 × 138 × 12 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesColoured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance

Areae-it
Provenance nameOliverius, R. [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeStamp
NoteStamped on the lower margin of [a]1r (now obscured by a later exlibris pasted in directly on top, see below): "EX TESTAM. | RMI OLIVERI"
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1850

Areae-it
Time period1801 - 1850
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1801 - 1850 [Person; Annotator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn first front flyleaf recto, MS. inscription of the title and imprint date in an elegant Italian 19th-century hand: "L'Arte | della Chiromancia | Roma 1481".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1855 - 1914

PlaceBologna (Geonames Id: 3181928)
Areae-it
Time period1855 - 1914
Provenance nameAmbrosini, Raimondo, 1855-1914 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Lawyer, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NotePrinted paper exlibris, "EX LIBRIS R. AMBROSINI", affixed to lower margin of [a]1r and covering the Oliverius inscription.
Method of acquisitionunknown
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1918 - 1926

Areae-gx
Time period1918 - 1926
Provenance nameVollbehr, Otto Heinrich Friedrich, 1869-1946 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay) (Vollbehr became a book dealer and collector after 1918, see Owners of Incunabula entry)
Provenance TypeInscription
Bibliographic Evidence
NoteInventory number, "14826", in Vollbehr's hand in pencil on top right hand corner of first free flyleaf. Above it, also in pencil, "Vollbehr". Huntington Library catalogue notes "From Vollbehr, February, 1926".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1926 - 1927

PlaceSan Marino (Geonames Id: 5392400)
Arean-us-ca
Time period1926 - 1927
Provenance nameHuntington, Henry Edwards, 1850 - 1927 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Business, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NoteThe Huntington Library catalogue records the purchase of the book "From Vollbehr, February, 1926".
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Provenance 1927 -

PlaceSan Marino, California, United States (Geonames Id: 5392400)
Arean-us-ca
Time period1927 -
Provenance nameThe Huntington, 1927- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Documentary Evidence
NoteHuntington founded the library to house his collection.
Method of acquisitionBequest
Manuscript notesBibliographic information in pencil on front and back pastedowns in several hands.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Bibliography
Library catalogue

Other Information

Last Edit2019-08-19 18:50:10

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San Marino CA, Huntington Library (US): 100548

ISTC No.ic00468000
TitleChiromantia. [Italian]
ImprintRome : Sixtus Riessinger, 1481
Format
Languageita
SubjectAstrology
Keywordspalmistry; prophetic works; translation
Periodcontemporary

Description of Copy

Copy Id02129084
Holding InstitutionSan Marino CA, Huntington Library (US)
Shelfmark100548
NoteRecord created by Martyna Grzesiak.
Size of leaves190 × 130 mm
Copy FeaturesComplete
No rubrication
Support material (book)Paper
SourceH.R. Mead, Incunabula in the Huntington Library (San Marino, CA, The Huntington Library, 1937), no. 2195.

Provenance 1481 - 1600

Areae-it
Time period1481 - 1600
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1451-1600 [Person; Annotator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeMotto
Manuscript Notes
Manuscript notesBelow the colophon on [d]6v, MS. quote from the Distichs of Cato the Elder in Latin in a 16th[?]-century Italian hand: "Nam nullj tacuisse nocet nocet | esse locutum".
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1701 - 1800

Time period1701 - 1800
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1701-1800 [Person; Annotator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeBinding
Manuscript Notes
NoteMS. note on upper pastedown in an 18th[?]-century hand, "Proib", likely referring to the prohibited subject matter of the text.
Binding note18th[?]-century half vellum with paste paper (red paste over yellow background). Brown leather onlay on spine with abbreviated title, "CHIR" across the spine in gilt and some simple decoration in gilt. Edges coloured red.
Binding date18th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialMixed
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions198 × 138 × 12 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesColoured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance

Areae-it
Provenance nameOliverius, R. [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeStamp
NoteStamped on the lower margin of [a]1r (now obscured by a later exlibris pasted in directly on top, see below): "EX TESTAM. | RMI OLIVERI"
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1850

Areae-it
Time period1801 - 1850
Provenance nameAnonymous, Italy, 1801 - 1850 [Person; Annotator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn first front flyleaf recto, MS. inscription of the title and imprint date in an elegant Italian 19th-century hand: "L'Arte | della Chiromancia | Roma 1481".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1855 - 1914

PlaceBologna (Geonames Id: 3181928)
Areae-it
Time period1855 - 1914
Provenance nameAmbrosini, Raimondo, 1855-1914 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Lawyer, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NotePrinted paper exlibris, "EX LIBRIS R. AMBROSINI", affixed to lower margin of [a]1r and covering the Oliverius inscription.
Method of acquisitionunknown
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1918 - 1926

Areae-gx
Time period1918 - 1926
Provenance nameVollbehr, Otto Heinrich Friedrich, 1869-1946 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay) (Vollbehr became a book dealer and collector after 1918, see Owners of Incunabula entry)
Provenance TypeInscription
Bibliographic Evidence
NoteInventory number, "14826", in Vollbehr's hand in pencil on top right hand corner of first free flyleaf. Above it, also in pencil, "Vollbehr". Huntington Library catalogue notes "From Vollbehr, February, 1926".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1926 - 1927

PlaceSan Marino (Geonames Id: 5392400)
Arean-us-ca
Time period1926 - 1927
Provenance nameHuntington, Henry Edwards, 1850 - 1927 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Business, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NoteThe Huntington Library catalogue records the purchase of the book "From Vollbehr, February, 1926".
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Provenance 1927 -

PlaceSan Marino, California, United States (Geonames Id: 5392400)
Arean-us-ca
Time period1927 -
Provenance nameThe Huntington, 1927- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Documentary Evidence
NoteHuntington founded the library to house his collection.
Method of acquisitionBequest
Manuscript notesBibliographic information in pencil on front and back pastedowns in several hands.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Bibliography
Library catalogue

Other Information

Last Edit2019-08-19 18:50:10