Sermoni volgari

about 1500
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Author Saint Augustine (Roman, North Africa, A.D. 354–430), Printer Lorenzo de' Morgiani (Italian, active 1490–1500), Printer Johannes Petri

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff A-1323; BMC VII 1209; GW 3011; Kristeller 11a


Overall: 20 x 14 x 1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one woodcut

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Lorenzo de’ Morgiani and Johannes Petri, about 1500) Quarto; 34 leaves; gilt-stamped armorial blue morocco binding (Lortic).

Illustration: St. Augustine writing at his desk

Florence: Lorenzo de’ Morgiani and Johannes Petri, about 1500


Victor Masséna, Prince d'Essling (1836-1910); his sale, Zurich, 15-17 May 1939, No. 27; E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, from whom purchased by MFA, June 8, 1939

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis