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Prose, E Rime Liriche Edite, Ed Inedite Di Dante Alighieri, Con Copiose Ed Erudite Aggiunte, Siccome dalla premessa Prefazione apparisce. Tomo Quarto. Parte Prima. (Seconda.)

Dante Alighieri

RA Collection: Book

Record number

03/5656

Author

Uniform Title

[Works., 1758.]

Imprint

In Venezia: MDCCLVIII., Appresso Antonio Zatta. Con Privilegio Dell' Eccellentiss. Senato.

Physical Description

2 parts in 1 vol.; 267 mm. (Small folio.)

Series Title

[Opere Di Dante Alighieri ; : 4.]

General Note

Part I: xii, 408 p., frontis., [3] pl. - Part II: [iv], 264, lxxxiv, [ii] p., [3] pl., 1 folding table.

Contents

Part I: [Frontis., t.p.] - Prefazione - Indice Di tutte l'Opere che contengonsi nel presente Volume - Dichiarazione Di Tutti I Rami Che inseriti si trovano in ambedue le Parti del presente Volume - [Approbation] - [Text, with pl.]. - Part II: [T.p.] - All'Inclita Società Colombaria L'Autore - [Text with pl.] - Nota degli errori ....

Responsibility Note

Three plates are signed as drawn by Fontebasso; one, by R. Novello. Two are signed as engraved by Gia[n]pico[l]i; one, by Magnini. The frontispiece is unsigned.

The headpiece on p.3 is signed as drawn by Fontebasso and engraved by 'Ganpicoli'; other head- and tail-pieces are unsigned.

Summary Note

This is 'Tomo Quarto' as being uniform with Zatta's three-volume 'Divina Commedia' of 1757, the first volume of which carried the half-title, 'Opere Di Dante Alighieri'.

The first Part contains: Vita Nuova; Convito; Pistola all'Imperadore Arrigo; Volgare Eloquenza (in Latin and Italian); Rime; Epistola Kani Grandi. The second Part contains: Memorie; Lettera di G.V. Vanetti; Salmi Penitenziali; Il Credo di Dante; Alcuni Versi di Dante; Altri Versi di Dante; Sonetto di Dante; Dantis Monarchia.

The plates of Part I consist of a frontispiece and three illustrations accompanying the Vita Nuova, Convito and Rime. Those of Part II consist of a folding genealogy of Dante and three illustrations accompanying the Salmi Penitenziali, the Credo and the Monarchia. Both parts are also decorated with title-page vignettes, headpieces and tailpieces.

Provenance

Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.

Binding Note

18th-century tree calf, rebacked, retaining red and green morocco spine-labels, lettered, 'Dante 4'.

Name as Subject

Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321

Subject

Italian poetry - Italian literature - 13th century - 14th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 18th century

Contributors

Antonio Zatta, fl. 1757-1797, printer
Francesco Fontebasso, 1707-1769, draughtsman
Giuliano Giampiccoli, , engraver
Giovanni Magnini, , engraver
R. Novello, , draughtsman