Publication Year
Aquisition Year
Leonardo Bruni
Acquired From
Venice: Perlo ... huomo ... Iacomo de Rossi
A history of Florence, mostly covering the period 1250Ð1400, in twelve books. Translated from the Latin of Leonardo Bruni. First Italian edition. Handpainted illuminated initial F on first page (a2 recto). The fourth book of Bruni's Historiae Florentini Populi, written in 1421, contains the first printed biographical account of Dante including details of his involvement at the battle of Campaldino and of his political activities during his priorate.


  • 15th-18th c. editions