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: n.pr., ca. 1490?]
4to. a-b8 c6.  leaves, the first blank.
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.
|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.|
|Imperfections:||Large piece torn from outer margin of a1 (the first blank leaf).|