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Incomincia il prologo del vulgarizatore del dyalogo di messere sancto Gregorio papa

Dialogues [Italian]

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Author Pope Gregory I (about 540–604), Printer Giovanni Stefano di Carlo (Italian, 16th century)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Sander 3272; Kristeller, Florentine, 213; British Museum, STC Italian, p. 314


Overall: 21 x 14.7 x 2 cm (8 1/4 x 5 13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book with decorative woodcut title border

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Giovanni Stefano di Carlo, 1515) Quarto; 100 leaves; gilt-stamped orange paper spine, green pastepaper boards.

Ornamental woodcut title border with two eagles and blank shield below; a small half length cut of St. Gregory above title.

Florence: Giovanni Stefano di Carlo, 1515


Anna C. Hoyt, Boston, by whom given to MFA, December 1927.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna C. Hoyt