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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Incunable C-281
Description: ff. 422 - Printed book. - Quarter bound in brown morocco over wooden boards, s. XX. - Coat of arms, said to be those of Johannes Lucas da Pontremoli/de Pozzo "Castellini," bp. of Reggio Emilia, 1508-1510; American Typefounders Library, which was acquired by Columbia University in 1941. - Goff, C-281.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 1
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Language: Italian Country: Italy Century: 16th

Part 1: ff. 1-422
Description: - Paper - 314 x 215 mm
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
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Assigned Date: s. XVIinSearchable Date Range: 1500 - 1515
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
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Script: Roman font.
Other Decoration: Two gold initials against painted floral grounds, the second with white vine stem decoration.
Notes: Decoration added by hand to this copy of the book printed in Venice by Aldus Manutius in 1500.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-422
Author: Catherine of Siena
Title: Epistole
Language(s): Italian
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ff. 10v-11   On the verso, an engraving of St. Catherine of Siena (with italics used here by Aldus for the first time, on the book and heart that she holds); on the recto, gold initial, white vine stem, coat of arms said to be those of J. L. Castellini, bp. of Reggio.
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