Confessionale: Curam illius habe [Italian] Medicina dell'anima. Florence: Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri, 23 May 1493
4to (211 x 137mm.), 82 leaves, a-i8 k6 l4, 36 lines, roman type, woodcut illustration on first leaf of a saint writing at a desk, woodcut of a confession in a chapel on final verso of the woodcut initials, smaller lombard initials, nineteenth-century half green calf, l2-3 transposed, last few leaves repaired at edges
This is one of numerous editions of St Antonino's confessional handbooks which was published in Florence in the late fifteenth century; the text is known in several different versions, this edition containing the one known as Curam illius habe (see lot 143 for a different version). The fine title woodcut was previously used in Morgiani's 1491 edition of St Augustine.
ISTC ia00785000; Sander 427
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