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Large gold initials on pink and blue backgrounds, rubrics, blue and red initials with penwork, placemarkers etc.

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Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Bible.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: first half, 13th century
Place Term: Italy
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 9
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Owned by Augustinians of Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome; G. Libri sale to H. Stevens (1859). From the R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13908), bequeathed 1892.

Content : De Ricci, 1317. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : 51 lines in two columns, ruled in very light pencil.

Content : Parchment

Content : Opening initials of books show scenes from those books.

Content : 5- and 6-line multicolored initials on gold fields. Large gold initials on blue and pink fields. 2- and 4-line red and blue initials with penwork extending into border. Daubs of red as placemarkers. Red and blue book names and chapter numbers.

Content : De Ricci places this manuscript in France, s. XIII; Dr. Guest places it in Italy, first half of the 13th century.

Content: Ff. 189v-193v left blank; pages missing between ff. 13 and 14 -- missing from Genesis 30 to Exodus 18.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: f9d6dba0-c5ca-012f-a013-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • : Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Large gold initials on pink and blue backgrounds, rubrics, blue and red initials with penwork, placemarkers etc.