Title: Di Platina, d'la ho[n]esta voluptate [et] valitudine: ad lo a[m]plissimo [et] doctissimo signore B. Rouerella di S[an]cto Cleme[n]te. p[re]te cardi[n]ale, libro p[ri]mo
Other titles: De honesta voluptate; Di Platina, d'la honesta voluptate et valitudine: ad lo amplissimo et doctissimo signore B. Rouerella di Sancto Clemente. prete cardinale, libro primo; De honesta voluptate et valetudine
Classmark: Strong Room for. 4to 1487/PLA
Creator(s): Platina (1421-1481)
Publisher: [Hieronymus de Sanctis and Cornelio]; [Hieronymus de Sanctis and Cornelio]
City: Venetia [Venice]
Date: M. cccclxxx.vij. a di. xv. de Decembrio. [15 December 1487]
Main language: Italian
Size and medium: , 74 leaves
Printed items catalogue: http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3424819
Collection group(s): Incunabula
Signatures: [*]⁴ a-h⁸ i¹⁰.
Place and date of printing from colophon.
Colophon on i9v reads: Qui finisse Platina di li obsonnij stampata in Venetia nel anno del signore. M. cccclxxx.vij. a di. xv. de Decembrio.
Printer's name suggested by ISTC.
Title from caption on a1r.
Printed with 39 long lines to a full page.
Initial spaces, some with guide-letters.
Ornamental woodcut initials.
Indexed in: ISTC no. ip00766500.
Indexed in: Hain 13057.
Pencil manuscript notes on the front pastedown giving details of bibliographic references.
Major initials supplied and decorated in red.
Eighteenth- or nineteenth-century binding of stiff vellum over pasteboard. Gold-tooled between double fillets on a section of the smooth spine coloured brown is the name: Platina. Size: 220 x 157mm. Leaf size: 211 x 145mm.
Circular book stamp of Walter Ashburner on leaves [*]1r, a1r and i10v. Walter Ashburner (1864-1936), Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford, was involved in the establishment of the British Institute in Florence.
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