Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus: Isagogicon moralis disciplinae.

Add:  Pseudo-Lucianus Samosatensis (Leo Baptista Alberti): De virtute conquerente;  Lucianus Samosatensis:  Dialogus de funerali pompa [Latin]. Translated by Rinucius Aretinus.

[Rome:, ca. 1490?]
4to.   a-b8 c6.   [22] leaves, the first blank.
Woodcut initials.
ISTC ib01252500;  GW 5619;  CIBN B-890.

'De virtute conquerente' is said in the book to be a translation by Carolus (Marsupinus) Aretinus of a work by Lucianus Samosatensis;  it is in fact Leo Baptista Alberti's original Latin 'Virtus Dea' – ISTC.  Imprint as in CIBN;  and for the types used, see CIBN.  GW assigns to [Rome:  Eucharius Silber, ca. 1495].

Shelf-mark: Sp Coll BC28-f.7 (see main library entry for this item)
Provenance: Sir William Hamilton (1788-1856), Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh:  source unknown.
University of Glasgow:  Hamilton collection donation, 1878.
Binding: Unbound.
Leaf size: 220 x 148 mm.
Annotations: Title written on a1r (first blank leaf) “Hysagoga seu Introductio ph[ilosoph]ie moralis Leonardj aretinj” in a 16th-century hand;  frequent marginal annotations in Latin in a 16th-century hand up to leaf b3r, together with “nota” marks and several pointing hands.
Decoration: None.
Imperfections: Large piece torn from outer margin of a1 (the first blank leaf).

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